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More Than A Footnote: A Biographical Portrait Of L. C. Rodd, Rowan Cahill Jan 1990

More Than A Footnote: A Biographical Portrait Of L. C. Rodd, Rowan Cahill

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts - Papers

A marina full of space age technology. cast in the form of pleasure craft. stretches before me; millions of dollars worth of monopoly money tugging gently on nylon leashes. My attention, however, is diverted from these state-of-the-art maritime fantasies to the iron-ribbed skeleton of another era, the barque James Craig, rescued from dereliction in Recherche Bay, Tasmania, now in the process of loving restoration by Sydney maritime buffs. On display in an effort to drum up the necessary restoration funds, she is a proud reminder of our sea-faring past, when wood and wire and rope and iron and canvas were ...