2004 Reunion

Laying of the Wreath Ceremonies


Friday Afternoon October 8th 2004

The Lightship is located at the,



Pictured above Mr. Lenard Hansen Fire Chief Astoria OR. who will have Astoria's  Fire Boat participating in the Ceremonies.

(above The Fire Boat Harry Steinback)

NOTE: The Fire Boat will be available for tours by Lightship Sailors.


Posting of the Colors by The Coast Guard Honor Guard, Air Station Astoria OR. and VFW Post Warrenton OR.

Opening Prayer by John Hughes LSA Chaplain

Welcoming remarks by our New President, Lightship Sailors Association

Joan Dukes, Oregon State Senator will be speaking at the Ceremony.

MCPO Birchard Kelley Group Astoria Representing the Present Day Coast Guard

Key Note Address RADM E. Nelson USCG (Ret)

Flag Presentation to The Wife of LTCDR Joe Tamalonis.

Closing Prayer.


Columbia at sea.

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