HH65-C From Air Station Detroit over the Detroit River District Color Guard Auxiliarist on Watch U.S. Revenue Cutter 'Woodbury.'  Navy Yard, Norfolk, VA., April 30th 1898. Woodbury, formerly Mahoning (her name was changed in 1873), was a 130-foot, 350-ton steamer rigged as a topsail schooner.  She was built by J. W. Lynn and Son of Philadelphia, PA, for $92,000.  She entered service in 1863 and served until 1915, a span of 52 years!  She underwent some modifications during her career, including having her hull lengthened and machinery replaced.  Here she is outfitted for naval service during the Spanish-American War.  She rendered assistance to the British schooner Effie May in 1905, for which she and her crew received the thanks of the Canadian Government, enforced neutrality laws in 1914, and sailed on winter cruises along the northeast coast. She was sold in 1915 to Thomas Butler and Company of Boston for $4,286. Members Participating in Auxiliary Boat Crew Training



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2012 9CR Spring Conference

Where and when?

The Spring Conference will be held on 15-18 March 2012 at the The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, MI. Now is the time to make your hotel reservations and register for the conference activities.

Hotel Reservations

Conference Registration

Why?

This will be a busy and rewarding event. Make your plans now to attend and take some of those training classes you have be putting off. Find out how you can use video conferencing for Auxiliary meetings and training. It is also an excellent time to make and renew friendships with your shipmates.