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Is world's most photographed vessel

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Title:
Is world's most photographed vessel
Physical Description:
1 online resource (2 p.) : ill. ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Dunn, Hampton
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Ships -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
Genre:
non-fiction   ( marcgt )

Notes

Abstract:
Typescript of Photouring Florida column that describes the Jose Gasparilla, the flagship of Tampa's Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.
Statement of Responsibility:
by Hampton Dunn.
General Note:
Title from caption on PDF of p.1 (viewed July 21, 2010).
General Note:
At head of title: Photouring Florida.

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Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 002221455
oclc - 649519094
usfldc doi - D33-0096
usfldc handle - d33.96
System ID:
SFS0000477:00001


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g07 IS WORLD'S MOST PHOTOGRAPHED VESSEL By HAMPTON DUNN TAMPA --Through two world wars, the Tampa Shipyard turned out fighting ships, many of them earning fame in sea battles. But the most unique vessel built by the yards, and itself quite famous, was not a real warship --it was "The Jose Gasparilla," flag ship of Tampa's gay Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla. The only ship in the world built in modern tames solely for piratical purposes, this is also the world's most photographed ship. A replica of West Ind iaman of vin tage of 1800, the Krewe vessel is used once a year, in February to transport the play like Pirates as they "invade" Tampa and cap off the exciting event with a triumphal parade through downtown streets and thence to the Florida State Fair gro unds. More than 700,000 persons pack the streets and every vantage point to watch the frolicking Pirates "take" the community. Nearly everyone has a camera and shoots from every angle possible. Many thousands of other persons watch the spectacle over tele vision. The Jose Gasparilla was built in the Tampa Shipyard during 1953 and 1954 and was commissioned on Jan. 5, 1954. She has a displacement of 300 tons. The overall length is 164 feet, six inches and she has a 35 foot beam. Three masts tower some 100 fe et skyward. During the invasion Pirates perch precariously high in the rigging and scare the crowds with their daredevilry. The all steel ship has cannon at all ports; and they actually fire salutes. More than 300 flags and pennants of every color wave. Du ring Invasion Week the ship is moored at the University of Tampa docks and visitors are welcomed aboard. This ship replaced an old wooden ship which was condemned by the Coast Guard.

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