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    Re: Wisconsin Maritime Museum
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2009 Nov 9, 21:31 -0800

    Of course you must have gone aboard the 571 boat in Groton Conn.
    On Nov 10, 3:11�am, P H  wrote:
    > In the past Pulkovo was used to define the Russian version of the Prime Meridian.
    > Peter Hakel
    > ________________________________
    > From: "in...@yahoo.com" 
    > To: NavList@fer3.com
    > Sent: Mon, November 9, 2009 6:32:30 PM
    > Subject: [NavList 10529] Re: Wisconsin Maritime Museum
    > Yes Frank, I saw quite a lot of navigational instrumentsover there. �It 
    preserved some pretty old "tools" from 18 century Russian ships. �It was 
    years ago when I visited it, but the collection was enormous. �If you 
    consider that there were no more than 10 years in 1000 years of Russian 
    history without some, �from medium -to-full force, military conflict you can 
    imagine how many artifacts were and I hope are still available for 
    exposition. � Next to this Museum is one of the oldest, and really the oldest 
    Navy academy, Nahimov's Naval Academy �(Nahimov-famous Russan Admiral). �So I 
    wouldn't be surprised that Navy cadets are getting a lot of tours in that 
    > Another thing you may consider while visiting St. Petersburg (I lived there 
    for some time years ago) is Pulkov Observatory. �It is very famous , at least 
    in Europe, Old Observatory. �I'm not sure they permit organized tours, but 
    who knows... times changed.
    > Please let me know if you want more outdated ;> info regarding Leningrad-St. Petersburg.
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