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The race to save the Kyrenia Ship again
Loren Steffy Loren Jun 01, 2012 02:36PM
My book, The Man Who Thought Like a Ship, chronicles my father's reconstruction of the 2,300-year-old wreck of the Kyrenia Ship. The ship remains in a Crusader castle in northern Cyprus, 40 years after the reconstruction began.

The ship itself has held up remarkably well, but her castle surrounding haven't. As this Cyprus Mail article explains, the ship is in gave danger of permanent damage. http://www.cyprus-mail.com/kyrenia/an...

Most ships only get one life. The Kyrenia Ship has had two. Now her cargo of knowledge is threatened, and she can't be rebuilt again.



Oh no! Can we make donations toward the funding to restore the room and save the ship? The idea of losing that piece of antiquated history is heartbreaking.

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Loren Steffy At the moment, we don't have a mechanism for individual donations. There's some tax issues as well as complications because of the political situation ...more
Jun 15, 2012 08:44AM · flag
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Loren Steffy As a follow up to your question, the Kyrenia Ship Collection Restoration Program now has an official website: http://www.kyrenia-collection.org/ind... ...more
Jul 07, 2012 04:58PM · flag

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