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November 27, 2020

Dolphin Day!

Caroline O’Connor & Katie McKenna, Columbia University & Williams College

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As Katie was fast asleep at 0030, Caroline woke up for the first dawn watch of the trip.

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November 26, 2020

“Cramer! This is What You’ve Been Waiting For!”

Aria Berryman & Daniel Ethan Bernast Basa, Oberlin College & Eckerd College

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0900:

Cramer! This is What You’ve Been Waiting For!”

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November 25, 2020

Livin’ large on dock

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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.

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November 23, 2020

Prologue: Looking back before we set sail

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

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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.

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November 17, 2020

Thanks for Nothing (and other final thoughts)

Jeff Schell, Chief Scientist

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

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November 16, 2020

Thank you, Shipmates!

Craig Marin, Assistant Professor of Maritime Studies

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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.

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November 14, 2020

The Beginning of the End

Becca Ackerman and Nora Greer, B Watch and A Watch

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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.

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November 12, 2020

Looking forward and looking back (with six days left)

Olivia Carson, A Watch

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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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November 11, 2020

“Planet, Planet-mates, Self”

Aileen McDonald, A Watch

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Today has been a phenomenal day aboard the Cramer!

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November 09, 2020

Salty Charcoal Grease

Yoela Zimberoff, C Watch, Reed College

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Without port stops, we read land through water. It is 0300.

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