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Palo Alto Sea Scouts get new Navy boat

Original post made on Apr 9, 2013

The Palo Alto Sea Scouts' days of rebuilding decks and maintaining four ship engines is about to walk the gang plank. A newer ship supplied by the U.S. Navy will make way for adventures that could include trips to the Sacramento Delta and even on the high seas.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 4:44 PM

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Posted by PBSurfer
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on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Go Intrepid! Ship 51 forever....


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Posted by some guy
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on Apr 9, 2013 at 9:56 pm

I didn't know Palo Alto had a marina anymore.


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Posted by Jan
a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:25 am

It would be good to give the "home" of the Sea Scouts now. Is it Redwood City? Thanks!!


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Posted by Martha Bowden
a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Apr 10, 2013 at 11:10 am

The Sea Scouts have 4 "Ships" which operate out of Redwood City and 1 "Ship" out of Sierra Pt./Brisbane. Each crew is called a "Ship" and each Ship has multiple boats. Two of the Ships are Palo Alto based and 2 are Redwood City based--that means that the crews are organized in Palo Alto or Redwood City even though all the boats are docked in Redwood City.


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Posted by Aaron
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on Apr 10, 2014 at 7:37 pm

I was stationed on the Olympic Venture (PTB-951) for three years. Sad to see her be retired from the Navy, but glad she will be used for a good purpose.


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Posted by Chris M
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on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:40 am

I was on the Venture with Aaron. I am glad she has a good home.


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Posted by Gordon Hansen
a resident of another community
on Jan 21, 2015 at 1:27 pm

I was stationed on this cutter when it's Hull # was 95310 its name was the Coast Guard cutter cape wash I was on it from 1968 to 1970 it was stationed in Monterey California and moral may California if you are interested and would like to know some of the heraldic action that this cutter has seen both in law enforcement and search and rescue I can tell you many stories including saving the lives of high school students off a fishing vessel in Morro Bay California my e-mail is slotopteam@aol.com I am very excited to see she is going to still be in service as I believe that it was my experience in the United States Coast Guard under the command of Capt. Ray Riutta retired vice admiral of the US Coast Guard help to make me the man that I am today. I now live in San Luis Obispo California.


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