Comments for: Maine Maritime students depart on two-month training cruise

Posted May 08, 2012, at 12:50 p.m.
Last modified May 08, 2012, at 8:21 p.m.

CASTINE | Soft winds and calm seas greeted Maine Maritime Academy students and staff early Tuesday as the State of Maine training ship pointed its bow away from Castine Harbor and embarked on a two-month cruise to southern U.S. and Caribbean ports. Parents, siblings, significant others and other well-wishers …

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  • Anonymous

    Fair winds and following seas…

  • Anonymous

    Hoping my son has a great time and learns alot! See you in June!

    • Anonymous

       I hope he does, too.  My son is a 2011 grad – Wade Spaulding.  Bet your son knows him.

      • Anonymous

        I’m sure he does.  He would have shipped with him as a Freshman.  Was your son deck or engine?

        • Anonymous

          Deck.  He just arrived in Norfolk a couple hours ago.  He does a lot of work as a replacement third mate down there.

          • Anonymous

            My son is Travis Stone and he’s deck.  I currently live in the Norfolk area…lots of shipping opportunities here!  Travis wants to be a Pilot and follow in his grandfather’s footsteps.  Until he get’s picked up he wants to ship.  Mom is trying to convince him to go ahead and stay an extra year and get his Masters while we will pay for it.

  • Anonymous

    I wish I could be onboard! Engineering skills are a little rusty.

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