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Our Ship

Our journey began in 1955, and we are still "Sailing..."

We will periodically highlight one of our shipmates. 

Our  current featured shipmate is Dick Hollington.

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Remembering those who have passed

In Memoriam...








                                                                                                                          














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In Memoriam

Charlie McCain

January 9, 1947- February 14, , 2018


    It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of

                                                                 our shipmate and friend, Charlie McCain.  He was a  Boatswain's Mate,

                                                                                who served on the Mauna Kea from 1965-1969.


 Charlie was a loyal friend to his shipmates, and a mentor to those new

                                            sailors onboard.  He was always willing to share his knowledge and give the new guy a hand .                                                  


Charlie and Lynda have attended many  of our reunions, including the last one in

Charleston, S. C.  We enjoyed his sense of humor and smile.

His taste was simple - we didn't need to ask for  his order for the reunion banquets.  Just  order his steak

and potatoes.  If that wasn't available, a can of Vienna sausage would do.   

Charlie, you will be missed.


...fair winds and following seas...  







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