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Bosun's mate Jordan Little, 25, works on the tall ship Lady Washington in Long Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Hawaiian Chieftain education coordinator and ship steward Tyler Ling works amid the rigging just off the coast of Long Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Captain "Shiny" (James McClurg) guides the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain, a replica of a typical European merchant trader of the turn of the 19th century, during a mock cannon battle with the Lady Washington in Long Beach

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Captain "Shiny" (James McClurg) at the helm of the Hawaiian Chieftain. The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, based in Washington, purchased the Hawaiian Chieftain in 2004.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Aboard the Hawaiian Chieftain Katherine Jackson, 24, of Half Moon Bay fires a cannon during a mock battle between the Hawaiian Chieftain and the Lady Washington off the coast of Long Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

The tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain education coordinator and ship steward Tyler Ling mans the rigging aboard the topsail ketch.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

The tall ship Lady Washington seen from the deck of the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain during a battle cruise off the coast of Long Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Aboard the Hawaiian Chieftain Julia Swan, 30, of East Alton, Ill., is casting sails in Long Beach before a "battle sail" re-creating a typical 18th century naval skirmish.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

The tall ship Lady Washington seen from the deck of the Hawaiian Chieftain during a battle cruise off the coast of Long Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

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Two-ship cannon battles and tours are on the agenda for the brig Lady Washington and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain when they visit Long Beach. The tall ships are anchored in Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor through Wednesday. More Info

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