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28 June 2012 – Updated forms page, updating link to current 2012 SPAR – Sea Scout Personal Advancement Record.
13 April 2012 – Updated the Medical Form link on the forms page.
5 March 2012 - Updated Activities Calendar.
26 January 2012 - Updated Activities Calendar.
16 January 2012 – Updated Activities Calendar.
14 January 2012 – Updated Activities Calendar.
17 July 2011 – Reinstalled Microsoft Front Page to be able to continue to update website.
13 April 2011 – Back in business after a long inability to update the web site. Stay tuned for a number of updates coming soon.
21 January 2010 - Updated the forms page, adding links to the new 100th Anniversary "Year of Celebration" awards, current permission slips, and the new medical form.
22 February 2009 - Updated link on home page for Troop 25, BSA, our companion unit.
4 August 2008 - Updated the position reports and Google Earth images on Brian Kurzik's transatlantic voyage and reported Brian's safe arrival.
20 July 2008 - Updated position reports and Google Earth images on Brian Kurzik's transatlantic voyage.
10 July 2008 - Added a new page devoted to Brian Kurzik's transatlantic voyage.
5 July 2008 - Added the slide-show video of the 2008 Bermuda Ocean Race to the Video Page.
10 June 2008 - Created page for the 2008 Annapolis Bermuda Race. Added video re wreck of the Cynthia Woods to the Video Page. Updated the slip number on the directions to White Rocks Marina at http://ship25bsa.org/Kuan_Yin/directions_to_white_rocks_marina.html. Updated Kuan Yin's equipage page.
24 March 2008 - Added videos from the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Webelos Weekend, and Sea Scout Ship 25 Year 2007 in Review to the Video Page.
11 October 2007 - Added videos from winter sailing, Koch Cup qualifying races, Safari 2007, and from Venturing Visions weekend to the Video Page.
13 September 2007 - Added Ship 25's video from USCG Safety-at-Sea Day 2007 to the Video Page.
20 January 2007 - Modified some May dates on the Activities Calendar.
16 January 207 - Added 2/11 Scout Sunday Service to the Activities Calendar.
14 January 2007 - Further updates to the Activities Calendar.
10 January 2007 - Major updates to the Activities Calendar.
6 December 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
31 October 2006 - Posted the most recent regular meeting minutes to the Sea Scout Ship 25 - Yeoman's Minutes page.
11 October 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
9 October 2006 - Extended the Activities Calendar out through December 2007.
20 September 2006 - Updated the password-protected roster.
7 September 2006 - Added the Safety-at-Sea Boarding Manual 2006.
5 September 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
4 September 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar. Updated Skipper's email address on main page.
12 July 2006 - Significant changes to August and September dates in the Activities Calendar.
10 July 2006 - Added photo-story "BOR 2006 - Chesapeake Flotilla Sea Scouts in Bermuda - Photo Album - Part 2" to the Video Page.
6 June 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
20 May 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
15 May 2006 - Updated the links to the current Ship 25 Recruiting Brochure on the Forms Page.
12 May 2006 - Updated the links to Medical Forms on the Forms Page.
3 May 2008 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
27 April 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar to reflect switch from Newport Race to Annapolis Bermuda Race.
22 March 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
14 March 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
27 February 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
8 February 2006 - Added video of 2001 Sea Scout Marine Engine Training Cruise in der PeLiKan, the 2002 Shipwreck Weekend, and the 2001 Adult Seamanship Training Course to the Video Page. Updated the Activities Calendar.
31January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
30 January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
27 January 2006 - AT LONG LAST - REAL STREAMING VIDEO! - Added videos from the 2005 Marion-Bermuda Race, the 2004 Annapolis-Bermuda Race, the 2003 Long Cruise in the topsail schooner H.M.S. SULTANA, the 2004 Sea Scout-USCG Safety-at-Sea Weekend, our visit to USNS COMFORT, Bridge of Honor and Sea Scout Ball 2005, and Drew's "My Life as a Sea Scout" to the Video Page.
24 January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
19 January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
18 January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
16 January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
3 January 2006 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
3 May 2005 - Created a Video Album with the best of the Sea Scout Videos to date. (A high speed internet connection is recommended to view them). Also, at long last, added photos and text of our 2003 Long Cruise in HMS SULTANA to the photo album page.
14 April 2005 - Added photo of our 2005 Northeast Region Sea Scout Commodore's Award of Excellence to our main page.
1 April 2005 - Major updates to the Activities Calendar.
20 February 2005 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
9 February 2005 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
3 February 2005 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
18 January 2005 - Updated the Activities Calendar for Tom's Eagle and helping with Troop 25 Crossover.
25 December 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
23 November 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
8 November 2004 - Added numerous links on the Bermuda Ocean Race long cruise page.
25 October 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
9 October 2004 - Removed link to Henderson's Wharf Marina from the Links page.
30 September 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar. Added link to Safety-at-Sea Weekend photos and story. Added photo page from Troop 25's Sailing/Motor Boating Merit Badge Weekend to the photo album page.
24 September 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar through September 2005, with long cruise dates and major upcoming events.
17 September 2004 - Added photos of Safety at Sea Weekend SASW-2004 to the photo album page.
15 September 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
18 August 2004 - Started adding photos and text about the Bermuda Ocean Race 2004 - a work in progress.
29 July 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
21 April 2004 - Updated numerous pages regarding the BOR and Kuan Yin.
19 April 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
2 April 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
15 March 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
10 March 2004 - Added Bermuda Sea Cadet link to the Kuan Yin BOR 2004 Crew page.
1 March 2004 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
12 December 2003 - Added photos from Tim's Life Scout Bridge of Honor to the photo album page.
11 December 2003 - Added link to Ship 1009's photos from our joint 2001 British Virgin Islands Long Cruise to the photo album page. Added story of the recent Ship 548 Christmas Party to the photo album page.
8 December 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
13 November 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
6 November 2003 - More significant updates to the Activities Calendar.
21 October 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
02 October 2003 - Corrected directions to Sea Base Manchester (Garrod Hydraulics)
28 September 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
15 September 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
8 September 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar. Updated various pages regarding Kuan Yin.
26 August 2003 - Added photos and text re National Maritime Day Visit to USCG Barque EAGLE and Battleship NEW JERSEY to the photo album page.
16 August 2003 - Updated the Liberty Ship John W. Brown page with identifications of ship's ribbons.
13 August 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar. Posted copies of the 10 August Quarterdeck Meeting. Updated the proposed bylaws in accordance with those approved by the Quarterdeck on 10 August to the Forms page.
30 July 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
28 July 2003 - Added photos and text regarding the Harry J. Schenck Memorial Eagle Scout Service Project to the photo album page.
24 July 2003 - Added page of text and photos about Ship 25 piping the side on the Presidential Yacht USS SEQUOIA and then cruising the Potomac with the distinguished guests onboard to the photo album page.
23 June 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
20 June - Corrected some captions on the photos of the Rock Hall to Annapolis/ Annapolis ShortTail race.
16 June 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
6 June 2003 - Added a special page for Kuan Yin, the skipper's Mason 43 auxiliary cruising ketch.
19 May 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
9 April 2003 - Added Programmes on a Pallet, Long Cruise on the U.S.S. CONSTITUTION, and Signaling Practice to the Sea Scout Humor page. Added Long Cruise 2003 SULTANA Commitment Forms to the Forms page in both PDF and Word formats.
8 April 2003 - Created a page regarding the possible future Wizard Ranch Sea Base on the Susquehanna River to the Photo Album page. Added an enter under the Sea Scout History page about how B-P, the Founder of Scouting, was a Sea Scout before he was a land Scout. Added An Interview with B-P and Not Too Good! to the Sea Scout Humor page.
7 April 2003 - Created a Sea Scout Humor page, with the Sea Scout Cookies advertisement and Temporary Insanity. Added photos and text from the Troop 25 Cross-over weekend at Wizard Ranch to the Photo Album page.
4 April 2003 - Introducing the new, improved PLAID APPRENTICE PATCH.
1 April 2003 - Added photos of the Northeast Region Bridge of Honor and Sea Scout Ball to the Photo Album page. Created a Sea Scouts of the Year Award page, with subpages for 2001 and 2003 Sea Scouts of the Year winners.
21 March 2003 - Corrected bad link in Semper Paratus and Amistad. Uploaded NER BOH Landhship Ceremony Version 3 PDF to Forms page. Added page Dav'y Shellback Talks to Recruits under the Sea Scout History page. Added a description of National Maritime Day under the updated Activities Calendar. Added Standard Sea Scout Unit information and patch plus information on our next goal, the Regional Commodore's Award of Excellence, to the Home Port page.
7 March 2003 - Added a Sea Scout History page to act as a menu for the various pages on our site related to Sea Scout History. Added a page for 1940's The National Sea Scout Log and the 1935 Scout Administrator Equipment Issue. Updated Activities Calendar with District Roundtable Water Safety Demo.
5 March 2003 - Created a page for the multi-chapter History of the York-Adams Area Council Sea Scout Squadron.
3 March 2003 - Added a page on the History of the Sea Scout First Class Anchor "Bug".
2 March 2003 - Updated Activities Calendar with HMS SULTANA dates, and Tuckahoe Cub Landship dates.
1 March 2003 - Added The new 300 year old Tuckahoe Landship, Camp Tuckahoe, Dillsburg, PA and The new Garrod Hydraulics facility, our new winter home in Manchester, PA to the Photo Album page and updated the Sea Scout Advancement Work Hours page.
27 February 2003 - Added words to the Ship's Chanteyman page for Scotland the Brave, and modified the words of the chantey The Dreadnought into a chantey for our SSS YORKSHIRE. A cross-reference was placed on the main Clipper Yorkshire page. The Uniform Discussion page is being updated frequently.
26 February 2003 - Modified the Uniforms page, and added a discussion page for issues regarding the new Sea Scout uniform regulations.
24 February 2003 - Got the Site Map established again to help visitors find what they may be looking for. Added PDF version and links to both PDF and Word versions of the chart of Official Uniform Regulation changes on our Forms page.
23 February 2003 - Added a rudimentary search engine for this site. It could stand improvement, but it works for the moment.
21 February 2003 - Updated the Forms page with Ship 25 Recruiting Brochure - 2003 (Adobe Acrobat PDF format - 222 kb) - Quick loading and Ship 25 Recruiting Brochure - 2003 (Microsoft Word format - 18,759 kb) - VERY slow loading, but editable. Added a free "vision check" under the Uniforms page. Added photo story Color Guard at York-Adams Area Council Dinner to the Photo Album page and the Past Activities 2002-2003 Log. Placed a "Bug Poll" on the main page, to enable visitors to register their opinions pro or con on the Bug issue.
19 February 2003 - Updated the underlying Word and PDF documents under A Chronology of Sea Scouting in the United States with additions suggested by web readers.
18 February 2003 - Updated the Northeast Region Bridge of Honor Script 2003 (Adobe Acrobat PDF format) and Northeast Region Bridge of Honor Script 2003 (Microsoft Word format) on the Forms page with corrected versions. Updated Activities Calendar with August Tuckahoe event and 2007 World Jamboree information.
15 February 2003 - Updated the Forms page with Northeast Region Bridge of Honor Script 2003 (Adobe Acrobat PDF format) and Northeast Region Bridge of Honor Script 2003 (Microsoft Word format). Also updated the Attendance & Uniform standings.
11 February 2003 - Added a summary and chart of Uniform Regulations differences between the 2000 and 2002 printings of the Sea Scout Manual and updated the Uniforms page. Updated Attendance & Uniform standings. NOTE: one of the advantages of the new server operating system is that it displays the full, correct URL for each page in your web browser window, so you can cut and paste URL's to share favorite spots with friends. Certain forms file URL's have also been renamed to follow the convention of having an underline (_) between words instead of a space ( ) to avoid the annoying %20 sign that would otherwise show up there in some systems. Also added Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF versions of the Cruise of the Catherine, the story of a joint Ship 17-Ship 37 Chesapeake Bay Cruise in the summer of 1946 onboard a 72' gaff-rigged schooner. Great photos of Sea Scouting "in the good old days."
10 February 2003 - Reloaded Ship 25 website data onto national Sea Scout server, which had been down for 8 days for hard drive and operating system upgrade. Please advise firstname.lastname@example.org if you discover any problems with the re-loaded site. Thanks.
1 February 2003 - Updated the underlying Word and PDF documents under A Chronology of Sea Scouting in the United States. Updated Sea Scout Links. Updated the Photo Album page to include links to photos from the 2000 Merchant Marine Academy Camporee that really launched the conversion of Venturing Crew 25 into Sea Scout Ship 25.
31 January 2003 - updated Activities Calendar.
27 January 2003 - updated Activities Calendar with possible date for May Merchant Marine Academy Camporee. Partially re-arranged Advancement page, and included new links for compass description, compass error, Beaufort wind scale, etc.
24 January 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar with date for Greg Timmons Eagle Ceremony, 31 May 2003. Added new page on the background of MAYDAY, SOS, and other emergency messages under the Advancement page.
22 January 2003 - Added a page giving an extensive Chronology of Sea Scouting in the United States. It gives over 20 pages of significant events in the history of our organization.
21 January 2003 - Added a new page under the Advancement page about the celebrated clipper ship Yorkshire whose name coincides with the name of our Sea Scout Ship. Updated the Activities Calendar and the Upcoming Events with links to this year's der training course and Ship 1942's Lifeguard Training Camp.
19 January 2003 - Updated the Sea Scout Links page, adding a number of new links.
18 January 2003 - Updated the Women and Children First page, with more information about the actual sinking of HM Transport Birkenhead, which gave rise to the tradition in the Sea Scout promise of "Women and Children First". Added "A Sea Scout Chantey" to the Chanteyman page.
17 January 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar and the Upcoming Events page with info about upcoming First Aid/CPR/AED course. Did a major re-arrangement of the materials on the Advancement page and added a new page under it for semaphore signaling.
12 January 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar.
9 January 2003 - Updated the Activities Calendar, Advancement Work Hours summary, Attendance & Uniform standings, and added details of our most recent adventures to Ship 25's Log Book of Past Activities 2002-2003.
12 September 2002 - Updated the Activities Calendar, updated the Advancement Work Hours summary, and the Ship 25 Youth Uniform Guides and Ship's Store Catalog and Order Forms to version 4 in both Word and PDF formats on the Forms page.
10 September 2002 - Added link for Shipwreck Weekend, Hart-Miller Island, Chesapeake Bay 7-8 September 2002 to the Photo Album page. Updated Activities Calendar so that clicking on past events will take the viewer to the photos for that event.
4 September 2002 - Added link for Kipona Canoe Race, Susquehanna River, Harrisburg, PA 02 September 2002 to the Photo Album page.
31 August 2002 - Updated Activities Calendar.
26 August 2002 - Added photos from the Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience (COPE) program at South Mountain Sea Scout Training Facility at Camp Tuckahoe, Dillsburg, PA 23-25 August 2002 to the Photo Album page.
16 August 2002 - Added photo pages for Cruise of the SEA EAGLE, Staten Island, NY to Patuxent River, MD 10-14 August 2002 and , Chesapeake ScoutFleet 2002 Long Cruise, Part 2 25 July - 4 August 2002 to the Photo Album page.
17 July 2002 - Moved the Chesapeake ScoutFleet page higher on the navigation bars, and added link on that page to the APRS map showing our actual location, course, and speed during ScoutFleet. Added pages for the MS Bike Tour Service Project and the Chesapeake ScoutFleet Long Cruise, Part 1 to the Photo Album page.
1 July 2002 - Added photos of the Northeast Region Sea Scout Sailing Championships at the Coast Guard Academy to the Photo Album page.
25 June 2002 - Added Roster of Adults and Youth by Group in PDF format on the Forms page. This page is password protected to prevent casual access to youth names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses. The password is known to legitimate Ship 25 crewmembers. Updated the Forms page with "fill in the blank on-screen PDF version of the Application to Participate in Ship 25 Activity.
18 June 2002 - Added more links on the ScoutFleet CIC page, more links on the Sea Scout Links page, and added more shanties on the Chanteyman page. Updated Activities Calendar. Added a trip reports on the Chesapeake Regatta.
11 June 2002 - Removed directions to Willit Run?? pending figuring out how to make a secure area on the web site for members only. Any ideas how to do this? Also, added a page for future Activity Ideas. Added pages for the Eco-Challenge and the Program Launch.
10 June 2002 - Added directions to Willit Run?? to the Willit Run?? web page.
30 May 2002 - Added two polls at the bottom of the main page to attempt a totally unscientific answer to the two burning issues of the day: 1) Why DO Sea Scouts have more fun?, and 2) Why did YOU join Sea Scouting? If you haven't weighed in yet on this project of dubious validity, give it a whirl! Also added a "Pass it On" gear gizmo to the bottom of the current past activities page.
29 May 2002 - Added photo pages for the Eagle Dinner and the Henry I. Nygard Regatta. Added Official BSA medical forms, tour permits, and money-earning applications to the Forms page, and rearranged the forms in alphabetical order. Added Advancement Work Hours spreadsheet to keep track of hours worked for advancement to Apprentice.
15 May 2002 - Added more links. I think from now on, I'll probably put the new links at the head of the list, making them easier to find. Added trip report on Adult Seamanship weekend. Added Boarding Manuals for the DC Trip, the MS Bike Service Project, Adam's Service Project, and the Whitewater Rafting Trip. Added a link to the National Sea Scout Ship Locator on our What is Sea Scouting? page.
3 May 2002 - Added lots more songs to The Chantyman page.
1 May 2002 - Renamed the Juke Box page as The Chantyman, to give it a more nautical flavor, and added a link to the Songs of the Sea website. Added links to photos of Eagle Scouts to the Honor Roll page. Added the Wills-Kain Eagle Ceremony photos to the photo album page.
30 April 2002 - Added Ship 25 Honor Roll page to recognize the accomplishment of Ship 25 Sea Scouts who have achieved the Eagle and/or Quartermaster ranks.
29 April 2002 - Discovered a great site, Songs of the Sea, and added some of my favorites to the Juke Box page. Also added more links on the British Isles tour page as well as to the Sea Scout Links page.
28 April 2002 - Added a photo album of shots from the Maryland Maritime Heritage Festival in Annapolis joint expedition with Ship 91.
24 April 2002 - At the request of Martin Flynn, NE Region Webmaster, we added a ScoutFleet linking page, so that the ScoutFleet Directory of Ships web page can link to our ship.
23 April 2002 - Knowing how much the crew loves good music, I've added a Ship 25 Music Juke Box to our website. Now you can play any of the tunes imbedded in the website.
22 April 2002 - Added a page full of ideas about Ship 25's upcoming British Isles tour in 2003.
21 April 2002 - Added a new section on British Sea Scouting.
20 April 2002 - Made the Canoe Race page into a frames page to enable a sidebar index to the page. Also broke out the past activities pages by charter year to make each page smaller and easier to load.
17 April 2002 - added the site to Scouting Around the World web ring. Added link to Anderson's Bay Sea Scout Group, Dunedin, New Zealand.
14 April 2002 added a page about the Great Detters Mill to Camp Ganoga 2002 Canoe Race.
11 April 2002 - Added counters to each main page to help determine utility of various pages to site users.
10 April 2002 - Added Advancement page. Added navigation bar at bottom of each page. Linked all activities on the Upcoming Events page to the Activities Calendar. Now you can start with the Activities Calendar and click on any linked date to get to the details on the Upcoming Events page. This should be more intuitive, I hope.
08 April 2002 - Added more links to Sea Scout Links page. Continued updating Activities Calendar. Linked minutes to the Activities Calendar where date of the meeting is passed. Future meetings have agenda links. Separate Minutes tab has been deleted. Created a Ship 25 Recruiting Brochure.
03 April 2002 - With the patient assistance of Sea Scouter Martin Flynn, we got this web site up and running on the www.seascout.net server. Applied for the domain name ship25bsa.org in order to make it easy for others to find and remember the site.
/s/ George Hay Kain, III - Skipper and Webmaster
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