THE CHRISTENING OF THE
On June 2nd, 2011, a beautiful sunny
day at the Academy, "our" SHEARWATER was
christened with classmates Bob and
Beverly Benson, Rick and Beth Cueroni, Hank and Gloria Fisher, Hal Olson, Bill
and Mickey Reilly, Wee and Jane Smith, and Bob West able
to attend. The
is the first of a series of Leadership 44 boats being built for the Coast Guard
Academy. We refer to it as "our" boat because funding for it came primarily from
our class. As a result, we got to name it
The shearwater is a marine bird. Click
HERE to get a full
description of it.
Rick Cueroni, as co-chairman
of our fund-raising campaign accepted the naming plaque. An article on the
christening with photos was published in the June issue of the CGA Alumni
Bulletin and can be viewed by clicking HERE.
The slide show
centers around our class's representation at the ceremony.