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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.

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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
a resident of another community
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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