Sunday, November 14, 2010

Refueling at Turtle Bay

My gorgeous bride sitting on the beach in Pensacola in 1959 has nothing to do with this article.

Our cruise from Anacortes Wa to Puerto Vallarta Mexico had many interesting happenings.  I enjoyed this stop halfway down the Baha Peninsula.
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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Cruising the San Juan Islands of Washington State

Over a period of 23 years we owned and operated three different boats from Skyline Marina in Anacortes, Washington.  Anacortes is on Fildalgo Island.  Here is a picture of our cruising buddy, Eagle Spirit.  She is a 64 foot Ocean Alexander luxury yacht.  Together, we cruised the San Juans Islands, and north to Alaska.
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Log of the Cumberland - Alaska to Mexico

Joann and I owned and operated Cumberland for 12 years.  Our 53 foot, twin diesel boat was docked in the San Juan Islands of Washington state.  We cruised the West Coast of North America from Alaska to Mexico,  

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Antietam Cruise - Over 200 Carrier Landings in my logbook

Our Task force of 9 ships crossed the Atlantic and entered the Mediterranean Sea. I was a pilot in Anti-Submarine Squadron 31 aboard the USS Antietam.  These pictures, taken with my Argus C3 camera, capture carrier operations in 1956 
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The Airlines - Coming of the Jet Age

Started my career on the DC-6

My years as an airline pilot were a time of change.  The jets were just coming online.  The pilots were all white males and the flight attendants were all single, white females.  Click here to view.