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May 29, 1827

On May 29, 1827, the first nautical school opened in Nantucket, Maine, under the name of Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin’s Lancasterian School. Classes included “How to Talk Like a Pirate”, “Making Mysterious Comments While Drinking Grog in a Darkened Seaside Pub”, “Learning to Walk With a Peg-Leg”, “Parrot Care 101” and “Booty, the Maintenance and … Continue reading

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