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Sarasota History

Sarasota History

February 1, 2018 | Comments (0)

Republished in memory of Paul Roat (1957 – 2014) John Ringling’s bad luck with boats      February was a cruel month for Sarasota entrepreneur, circus magnate, and yachtsman John Ringling.      Ann Shank, former Sarasota County Historian, sums it up best when describing Ringling’s boat disasters.      “One exploded and burned. Another ran into an […]

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