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S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN celebrates Independence Day, Pier 45

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  • Pacific Merchant Marine Council, NLUS
    Ahoy Navy League Members and Friends, For Independence Day, here is a San Francisco evening opportunity that is hard to beat. Have something to eat, enjoy the
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 2, 2009

      Ahoy Navy League Members and Friends,
      For Independence Day, here is a San Francisco evening opportunity that is hard to beat.  Have something to eat, enjoy the fireworks show, support our "adopted" ship, and meet perspective Navy League members.
      Be sure to greet and chat with the Arkansas Division Sea Cadets,  www.arkansasdivision.org, and their leaders. The Pacific Merchant Marine Council has just begun a supportive relationship with the Division. We want to get to know them.
      Our council luncheon aboard Monday, September 21, will be complementary to the individuals who collect the signatures of every last one of the Sea Cadets, League Cadets, and their officers and instructors on duty the evening of the 4th! It is also complementary to any new Navy Leaguers you recruit, http://www.navyleague.org/membership/index.php, or existing members who transfers council affiliation to the Pacific Merchant Marine Council.
      Note there is a cruise Saturday, July 18. Always special to get underway aboard the O'BRIEN.  
      Come aboard July 4 and July 18!
      Phelps Hobart, President
      Pacific Merchant Marine Council

      Join the O'Brien on July 4th
      The S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN celebrates Independence Day, dockside on Pier 45 and invites the entire Bay Area for the best seats in the house for the annual fireworks display on July 4.
      Tickets are $15 for Adults, $8 for Children (6 to 12). Includes hot dogs, chips and drinks, and entertainment by Kids Are Music singing patriotic songs.
      Download the July 4th Event Printable Order Form HERE

      Cruise the O'Brien on July 18th
      On July 18, take a four-hour cruise and visit the waterfront of the old Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond with historical narrative by our Captain. Tour includes Broadway show tunes as well as patriotic songs by San Mateo Elks Concert Band and a picnic lunch.

      For more information about all of the O'Brien's cruises, CLICK HERE

      The S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN is one of two remaining fully functional Liberty Ships of the 2,710 built and launched during WWII. The S.S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN has the distinction of being the last unaltered Liberty Ship and remains historically accurate. Moored at Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf (Google Map), she is a premier San Francisco attraction.

      A living museum on the National Register of Historic Places and a National Historic Landmark, the O'Brien transports you back almost seven decades to when sailors braved the harshest of high seas and threat of enemy attack.

      For hours of operation and admission fees, please click HERE.


      From: Guilherme Freitas, Operations Officer 
      Date: Thursday, July 2, 2009, 8:03 AM
      All Hands,
      Arkansas Division cadets, officers and parents have been invited to assist aboard the SS Jeremiah O'Brien on Saturday 4 July.  Muster 1730 at the entrance.  Meeting and Assignments from JOB staff at 1800. Cadets need to be in Service Dress Whites.  We will assist as directed.  Duties will include passing out fliers dockside, take tickets, assist with some security (just watching-observing guests).  Cadets will be in pairs of two at all times. 
      In exchange for your services cadets will be able to enjoy a hot dog dinner.  Family members (your parents and siblings) are invited.  Everyone will be able to view the Fireworks. No Admission Fee will be charged in exchange for your services.  That includes family members.  
      What a great opportunity to do service and enjoy the fireworks from the best viewing point in the bay!
      By Direction,
      Karen Freitas, Instructor  
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