Grand Opening Celebration Photos - October 14, 2001

 
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Grand Opening Photo #1
It was very cloudy and overcast when I arrived, but it
didn't rain and the skies cleared later in the afternoon.
Grand Opening Photo #2
All decked out in Red, White and Blue bunting
she looked ready for recommissioning!
Grand Opening Photo #3
A steady stream of visitors made their way onboard
all morning to participate in the opening ceremonies.
Grand Opening Photo #4
The Quarterdeck.
Grand Opening Photo #5
Patriotic Stars and Stripes were
everywhere on this glorious day!
Grand Opening Photo #6
The U.S. Army Band played great in 
the shadow of those Big Navy Guns!
Grand Opening Photo #7
A shot of the crowd on the
bow during the ceremonies.
Grand Opening Photo #8
Another view of the crowd from the Main Deck.
Grand Opening Photo #9
A fireboat renders a salute during the opening ceremonies.
Grand Opening Photo #10
A picture of former crewman who
were onboard for the ceremonies.
Grand Opening Photo #11
The Ships Store, still in it's original location
onboard, did a brisk business that day.
They have lots of Battleship souvenirs
available, to see a list of items available
through the Ships Store visit the Home 
Port Alliance's website by clicking Here.
 
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