2021 Summer Training Cruise

Day 15: We Remember

Posted on: May 3, 2021

Early this morning, the ship neared the final resting site of the El Faro and we gathered on the 03-reception deck to hold a memorial service for the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni who passed away on October 1, 2015. The memorial included students who performed music and two students who designed a life ring in the honor of those who were lost. The life ring will be permanently mounted as a memorial aboard the ship.

Phonetic Flags for each of the Alumni Lost on El Faro

Capt. MacArthur and Capt. Cashman with the students who designed the life ring.

Students present arms when passing the site of the El Faro

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