NEXT SQUADRON’S MEMBERSHIP MEETING
16 June 2022 at 6:00pm New Beginnings Community Church 730 Whiteville Road, Shallotte, NC
JOIN US FOR DESSERT AND HEAR FROM MICHAEL ABUSHAKRA WHO ATTENDED THE SHIP’S COMMISIONING The guided-missile destroyer, the USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121), will be commissioned, Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Charleston, South Carolina. Cmdr. Daniel Hancock, a 2002 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, is the commanding officer of the ship and leads the core crew of 32 officers and 297 enlisted personnel. The ship is nearly 510 feet long, has a beam of 59 feet, and a navigational draft of 33 feet. Four General Electric LM 2500-30 gas turbines and two shafts power the ship, making it capable of speed in excess of 30 knots. The ship is named in honor of the late U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr., who was the first Black aviator and general officer in the Marine Corps. A variety of desserts will be served along with coffee, iced tea and water. Please send in your total number of reservations to Betsy Duarte - text to 530-908-0338 or email email@example.com by Wednesday, May 18th so we have enough dessert for everyone. There is no cost. 6:00pm Thursday May 19th in the modular building beside the church.
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The Shallotte River Sail and Power Squadron, located along the coast of North Carolina in Brunswick County, is a unit of the United States Power Squadrons ® (USPS). The United States Power Squadrons® is the world’s largest recreational boating organization with more than 35,000 members. For more than 100 years, we have worked to make the
The Shallotte River Sail and Power Squadron, located along the coast of North Carolina in Brunswick County, is a unit of the United States Power Squadrons ® (USPS). The United States Power Squadrons® is the world’s largest recreational boating organization with more than 35,000 members. For more than 100 years, we have worked to make the water a safer place through boating education, civic service and fellowship.
Your source for premier boating education. A variety of courses are offered by the Shallotte River Sail & Power Squadron and all are available to the public.
Start with America's Boating Course® which covers the basics of boating and meets the certification requirements in NC for those under age 26.
Vessels passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard / Auxiliary Decal that informs:
that your boat was in full compliance with all Federal and State boating laws during a safety check for that year. Best of all every Vessel Safety Check is 100% Free of charge!
Commander Hugh Hayes
Officers – 2022
Cdr Hugh Hayes
Lt/C Jaynee Wood
Lt/C Robert Morris SN
Lt/C David Stuart
P/D/C James McCurry
Executive Committee - Elected Members:
P/C Lorenzo Johnson
P/C Richard Smith
P/C Sarah McCurry
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