Monthly Archives: May 2012

“A Journal of a Tour Across the Continent of New Spain. . .by Lieut. W. R. Broughton in the year 1793…”

A conference paper I prepared for presentation at the Society of the History of Discoveries 43rd Annual Meeting at Zapopan Jalisco, Guadalahara, Mexico in October 2002 was attempt to follow (at least partially) in the footsteps of British maritime explorer Lt. … Continue reading

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“The Mystery of the Brig Owhyhee‘s Anchor and the Disappearance of Captain John Dominis”

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa annually hosts the Symposium on Maritime Archaeology and History of Hawaii and the Pacific at the Hawaiʻi Maritime Center. I participated as a presentor at the 2000 conference and again in 2002 which was … Continue reading

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“Avast, Ahoy, and Ohayoo: Early Adventures in Japan-U.S. Relations”

“Avast, Ahoy, and Ohayoo: Early Adventures in Japan-U.S. Relations” was a special lecture commemorating The 30th Anniversary of the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival at the 31st annual event in 2006. I was honored to selected for “The … Continue reading

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“Dance and Diplomacy at Nootka Sound and Monterey”

During business visits to Silicon Valley over a period of years I found the weekend escape to Monterey Bay and the magical 17 Mile Drive past Pebble Beach to Carmel a wonderful escape from San Jose. On one occasion in … Continue reading

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“Before Lewis and Clark, Lt. Broughton’s River of Names, The Columbia River Exploration of 1792”

“Where We Live Now: An Annotated Reader” by Mathew Stadler was published in 2008 and it included excerpts from my essay “Before Lewis and Clark, Lt. Broughton’s River of Names, The Columbia River Exploration of 1792” published in Oregon Historical … Continue reading

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“Trials and Triumphs of a Lovely Lady: Washington’s Tall Ship Ambassador Lady Washington”

“Pacific Time Machines: Recent Replicas and New Traditional Vessels” a production of “Mains’l Haul – A Journal of Pacific Maritime History” by the San Diego Maritime Museum was published in 2005 with my essay, “Trials and Triumphs of a Lovely … Continue reading

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“The Lady Washington at Kushimoto, Japan in 1791”

My essay, “The Lady Washington at Kushimoto, Japan in 1791” was included in the anthology , “The Early Republic and the Sea: Essays On The Naval And Maritime History Of The Early United States” published in 2001 (Brassey’s Inc.). It … Continue reading

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