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That's Andy second from right.
Andy teaches three classes per day: Math Refresher, Introduction to Business, and Personal Finance.
Andy taught aboard the USS Emory S Land, a submarine tender
in the fall of 2004.

He works from 12:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and then takes
his private yacht known as the "8:00 p.m. Contracted Ferry"
to La Maddeleana to enjoy the local wines
See full view of the ferry.

"Where is Sardinia?"
The official web site of Sardinia is:

Sardinia is the Italian island located 134 miles west of the Italian mainland peninsula.
Sardinia is a 45 minute ferry ride south of the French island of Corsica.
The island of La Maddalena is the largest of seven islands in the archipelago, found just north of Sardinia.
Most U.S. Navy families decide to live on the island of La Maddalena.

Look at the top of this map of a portion of the island of Sardinia for Andy's location, La Maddalena.

Now, from a high altitude.
The small island named Saint Stevens where the Navy ship is moored.
You can go by one of two ferries to destinations some 20 minutes away.
First to the city of Palau on Sardinia, second, to another island and the city of La Maddeleana.
Both are Italian resort cities, with beaches, boat rentals, yatching, restaurants, bars, etc.

Andy as he gets off ferry at La Maddeleana, and the harbor for pleasure boats.

Patrick, PACE English teacher on same ship who is Andy's room-mate.

The U.S.S. Emory S. Landas

Who is this ship named for?

Vice Admiral Emory Scott Land (8 January 1879 - November 1971), from Cannon City, Colorado, graduated from the United States Naval Academy on 21 May 1902. Following two years of sea duty, he became a Naval Architect specializing in submarine construction. During World War I, he served on the Board of Devices and Plans connected with Submarines in Warfare, the Board of Standardization of Submarines, and the staff of Admiral William S. Sims, who commanded all U.S. naval forces in European waters. Land played a key role in the design of the S-class submarines from 1917 to 1919, the United States Navy's first attempt to build a submarine capable of operating with the battle fleet. Land was vice chairman of the Navy's postwar U-Boat Plans Committee in 1920. From 1 October 1932 until 1 April 1937, Land was Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair. In this position, he played a major role in submarine development leading to the highly successful fleet boats of World War II. Land retired in 1937, but on 18 February 1938 he became Chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, overseeing the design and construction of the more than 4,000 Liberty ships and Victory ships that flew the U.S. flag during World War II.

Vice Admiral Emory Scott Land, 8 January 1879 - November 1971

Web Site of Navy's Command Sponsor Team at La Maddalena ("La Madd")


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