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November 25, 2020

Livin’ large on dock


Today was our first step into boat life and my 21st birthday. I was woken up at 0100 for my first watch of the trip with Caroline.

November 24, 2020



We finally boarded the Corwith Cramer today!

November 23, 2020

C-295, Caribbean Reef Expedition


Students enrolled in SEA Semester Class C-295, Caribbean Reef Expedition, join the SSV Corwith Cramer in Key West on Nov. 23rd for a month-long voyage in the Florida Reef Tract, ending in Key West on Dec. 23rd. There are no scheduled port stops.

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November 23, 2020

Prologue: Looking back before we set sail

Sarah Hutchinson & Aleeya Malik, Dartmouth ’22 & Gap year student


We board the SSV Corwith Cramer tomorrow! It’s been a long road to get here already (literally and figuratively), and we haven’t yet set eyes on the ship. We’ll run you through some of the details.

November 17, 2020

SEA Wins NAMEPA Marine Environment Protection Award

SEA Semester

On November 5th, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) honored SEA as a recipient of its 2020 Marine Environment Protection Awards.

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November 17, 2020

Thanks for Nothing (and other final thoughts)

Jeff Schell, Chief Scientist


This blog post is a recounting of the events of 17 November 2020.  The final full day of C-294 onboard the Corwith Cramer.

November 16, 2020

Thank you, Shipmates!

Craig Marin, Assistant Professor of Maritime Studies


On many of my SEA Semester programs, I have the pleasure of writing a blog post like this one near the end of a voyage.

November 15, 2020

C-294 Over and Out

Nora Greer and Becca Ackerman, A Watch and B Watch


… And to remember these times and minds, we have created a list of the 35 things we will miss the most for the 34 people and the ship we are leaving behind:

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November 14, 2020

The Beginning of the End

Becca Ackerman and Nora Greer, B Watch and A Watch


After standing the first few dark, cold lookouts up North, and realizing we didn’t really know as many songs as we had thought, we needed a new method to help pass the hours.

November 12, 2020

Looking forward and looking back (with six days left)

Olivia Carson, A Watch


Sitting on the quarterdeck in the hot sun and listening to my classmates present the many things they’ve discovered through their research projects, I reflect on a smaller discovery of my own: my favorite sentence in the world is, “Nobody really knows.”

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