The First Trip Under Power

These photographs by Tom Chillemi of the Southside Sentinel show the maiden voyage of the FD Crockett under her own power on April 5, 2010. You can see more photos and articles about the Crockett at the Sentinel website www.ssentinel.comand his recent article about her first trip at http://www.ssentinel.com/index.php/community/article/restored_fd_crockett_makes_maiden_voyage/.

John tends lines at the museum docksas the engine starts up.

Tom Chillemi-Crockett's First Trip, Apr 2010

And then the boat glides into Mill Creek

She manueuvers through the shallows.

And into Jackson Creek

…….meeting a representative of her past near the entrance to the bay.

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Originally published by Vera England on 16 Apr 2010 with photos from Tom Chillemi. Published on WordPress after The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park moved from http://deltavilleva.com/museumpark/ to http://deltavillemuseum.com/

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