Sea Owl Sailors Marching
Prince Edward Island
Front row,
far left is, we believe, Leonard (Frog) Marcoux (EM 63-66); carrying American Flag is Frank Ciak (EM 63) ; carrying the Navy flag is Francis (Butch) Griffith ; front row with the M1 rifle is Tom Gilbert (MM 63-66).
Front row, left side, marching is Ken Florey (FT 63-66), behind him is Meinke, last man on the left line is Dave Orsetti. Under the direction of Ensign Kenneth Johnson (62-65).

On Friday, 16 August 1963, a platoon of SEA OWL sailors participated in a parade in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The parade was one of the many festivities commemorating the Gold Cup and Saucer Day. The following day, Saturday, 17 August 1963, SEA OWL embarked twenty-five dignitaries of Charlottetown and Prince Edward Island, including the Lieutenant Governor, the Honorable W. J. MacDonald, for a six hour cruise on Northumberland Strait. A series of dives were made while the crew escorted small groups of the dignitaries throughout SEA OWL compartments. Several thousand Prince Edward Island citizens visited SEA OWL during open house on
Friday through Sunday, 16 - 18 August 1963.

Many compliments were received concerning the smartness of the SEA OWL parade participants, the friendliness and knowledge of the crew during the cruise and open house and excellence of the food served during the cruise, and the orphans that were entertained at breakfast Saturday morning.

Estelle Coady, Miss Gold Cup and Saucer 1963,
and Captain Russell McKechnie
Twenty-five or so distinguished persons from Charlottetown and PEI who rode Sea Owl in Northumberland Strait.
Inspector A.S. McNeil,
Officer Commanding "L" Division, Charlottetown, PEI
presenting a Crest of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to
USS Sea Owl, which Captain McKechnie received, on behalf of the crew
These pictures was given to us by the Commanding Officer
Russell McKechnie
Captain USS Sea Owl 62-64
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