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Maritime Academy's aspiring seamen board Brig Niagara
At least one exasperated mother, rushing out of the Maritime Academy of Toledo on Tuesday morning, had strict orders for her cadet: “Call me when you get to the Brig Niagara. I want to hear from you every day.” Her son — one of 10 students spending the next week training on and operating the ship, the reconstructed relief flagship Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry used in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812 — rolled his eyes and sighed.
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