Sea Stories from the Life-Saving Service with the author, Captain George Grimes.

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WHEN:
May 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
WHERE:
Amagansett Life Saving Station and Museum
160 Atlantic Avenue
Amagansett
New York
COST:
Free (Reservations required) Please specify the number of people in your group.
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On May 7, Capt. George Grimes joins us for a special presentation on the history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service as well as some sea stories. Captain Grimes has a rich maritime background, having served as an officer sailing on myriad freighters, tankers, and vessels across the world's oceans. He hails from Rockport, Mass., where he is an active volunteer in the preservation of the history of the Life-Saving Service. He is a volunteer lighthouse keeper at Straightsmouth and Thacher Islands, and this summer will captain a 30-foot Chebacco schooner with the Essex Shipbuilding Museum. Captain Grimes has been a member of the U.S.L.S.S. Heritage Association since 1996. The lecture will take place at 5 p.m., reception to follow from 6 - 7 p.m. Advance event registration is required.

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