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Friday, January 10, 2014

Farewell "ALASKA EAGLE"

Orange Coast College's S&S Alaska Eagle has been sold and left today for L.A. Harbor where she will be deck loaded on a freighter and shipped to the Netherlands. She was built there and was launched "Flyer" and was the overall winner of the Round The World Race about 35 years ago.  She has been the FLAGSHIP of OCC's sailing fleet and will be greatly missed.  My own son, Josh Minney crewed aboard her on her last major voyage which included rounding Cape Horn and a visit to South Georgia Island.......

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