Welcome to our meeting room! After registration and getting name tags, each shipmate was pitched the many items in our extensive Ship's Store. Bruce Noble was at the ready to sell them raffle tickets.
Everett Perry, our AS-9 historian, joined us this year. Besides setting up a table of his historical materials, his recently completed book, Ghost of Canopus, was available for purchase. This was made even more meaningful by the three AS-9 shipmates present.
Our ton of memorabilia was on display. The highlight was the USS Canopus model that Jim Hulse got made. Click here for photos:
And as always the constant sound of sea stories hummed thoughout the room.
In addition, a group went on a golf outing arranged by Bill Downs: