Friday, December 05, 2008

USS Freedom Is Here!

**Ok, you've already missed a couple of these events, I am late putting this up***

USS Freedom (LCS 1) Schedule of Events

Friday, December 5
8:30 a.m. Ship off Castle Island with BFD Fire boat putting up water spray

9:30 a.m. Ship arrives at Pier 1 Charlestown Navy Yard by USS Constitution

10:30 a.m. Official welcome onboard the ship

1 p.m. Boston Fire Commissioner Rod Fraser, representing Mayor Menino,
presents a proclamation welcoming the ship to the Commanding officer

2 p.m. Ship’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Donald Gabrielson makes a courtesy
visit at the State House with Lt. Gov. Tim Murray who will present a proclamation welcoming the ship to the State

Saturday, December 6
8 a.m. Flag flown on Constitution to be flown on Freedom. Freedom sailors will
be in modern uniform with Constitution’s sailors in their 1813 period
uniforms. Cannon fires promptly at 8!

12:30-4:30 p.m. Free public visiting
************ Princess Crabby will not be with the hoi polloi during public visiting, lol *****

Sunday, December 7
11:30-2:30 Crew members attend Mass Bay Council of Navy League Toys for Tots
celebration at Commandant’s House, Charlestown Navy Yard.

12:30-1p.m. Crew members participate in Pearl Harbor Day commemoration on USS
Cassin Young, Charlestown Navy Yard

12:30-4:30 p.m. Free public visiting.

Monday, December 8
8:00 a.m. Ship departs

5 comments:

Ken Adams said...

So where will Princess Crabby be if she isn't with the hoi polloi?

BostonMaggie said...

You have to click on the words and it links you to the post below this one.

I have my own tour in the morning.....thanks to you guys.

Ken Adams said...

Links? What are those?

:)

Stella said...

Ken, if you don't mind me saying so, Princess Crabby is the hoi polloi.

Surfcaster said...

Going to need to make a run up from Rho Dyslund and take a look - thanks for the info!

Is there some kind of secret recognition symbol? Ginger in left nostril -v- right, for example?