Apr 222012
 

The Golden Bear, training ship of the California Maritime Academy (from the ship's website)

 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 –

Visitors will be welcome on the Golden Bear – the 500-foot teaching ship of the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo – when the ship visits the Port of West Sacramento on Sunday, April 29.

The vessel will arrive around 1:30 p.m., and free tours will be offered from 2-4 p.m.

Other agencies and community groups will be on hand, including the West Sacramento Fire Department Prevention Trailer, the local police, chamber of commerce, River City Rowing Club, Washington Outboard Club, and the local chapter of the Sea Scouts.

  Children must be accompanied by an adult, and adults must have government photo identification (driver’s license/veteran ID, city badge, university card, etc.). A bus will take visitors from the port parking lot to the ship.

The port is located at 2895 Industrial Boulevard at Harbor Boulevard. For more information, call Amy Cameron at the port, 617-4733.

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Copyright News-Ledger 2012

Steve Marschke

Steve Marschke