HMS Intrepid was a 64-gun ship of the Royal Navy launched in December 1770. Intrepid—fearless, adventurous—served the Crown for five decades, exploiting the East Indies, bombarding colonial rabble and hounding the French until she was taken from service and sold in 1828.
In late August, Ashby lay broken in a Hanford orchard, the victim of an adventure gone bad. Ten weeks later, her favorite spot is a leopard pillow on a captain’s chair recovered from that same HMS Intrepid. Back to her fearless self and ready for new (inside) adventures…Ashby.
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