Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - At 10 a.m. on Saturday, the 31st annual Blessing of the Fleet for commercial fishing vessels and other boats went underway at the Memorial Wall near Taku Smokeries.
To stay in line with COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, the ceremony was planned for 15 minutes. Fr. Gordon Blue, of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, led the area-wide blessing.
Names to be engraved summer 2022 in the memorial are James Lewis, Bob Bennett, Philip Allen Daniel, James E. Beaton, Rodney W. Risley, Duane R. Haffner, Mick A. Haffner, Kurt Damon Brodersen, and Roy M. Smith.