Windrose Arrives

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IM000144.jpg (459621 bytes)  It's Official!  Generous donor Mr. Ron Breen of Hanover, PA hands over Windrose, his 18' Laguna sloop, and trailer to Ship 25.  Our new Boatswain, Tim, thanks Mr. Breen on behalf of the Ship.  Mr. Breen cared for Windrose from 4 months after she was new in 1978 until today, 19 June 2002.  Mr. Breen is a retired Navy sonarman who is now moving to Florida with his wife and purchasing a bigger boat.  He found our Ship's web site on the internet and called to ask if we'd like to have Windrose.  Would we ever!  Thanks, Mr. Breen!  May you always have fair winds and following seas in the future.

IM000148.jpg (442614 bytes)  Ship 25 wastes no time in towing Windrose to Sea Scout Base Emigsville for a good wash and wax.

IM000149.jpg (449637 bytes)  Mr. Breen was also kind enough to give us his 1984 4 hp Chrysler Model 42 outboard motor and his 1984 20' EZ-Loader trailer.

IM000150.jpg (319708 bytes)  Amanda and Tim prepare to work on the mast.

IM000151.jpg (500749 bytes)  The foredeck gets a scrubbing, too.

IM000152.jpg (455628 bytes)  Even Cabin Boy Andrew (background) gets into the act.

IM000153.jpg (457065 bytes)  A working ship is a happy ship, especially when they are dreaming of voyages to come.

IM000154.jpg (429006 bytes)  "Avast and belay," says the Boatswain.  "Tomorrow is another day!"

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