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A chance to hear what life is like at sea presented at North Columbia Schoolhouse

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Who: Tony Mociun & Friends Share Stories about Life at Sea

What: Multimedia presentation

Where: North Columbia Schoolhouse 17894 Tyler Ft. Rd.

When: 8 p.m. on May 9

Admission: $10-$20 suggested donation

For more information: www.northcolumbiaschoolhouse.org or call 530-265-2826

Have you ever looked out to sea and spied a huge cargo ship sailing off into the distance and wondered where it was going, who was on board and what life at sea is like? 

On May 9, retired captain Tony Mociun along with not-retired chief engineer Trey Demarest will share their experiences of a life at sea.

One of Mociun’s pals, David Samuels, who rode on a couple of Mociun’s ships, will share some of his memories of going to sea and how the containerization of cargo has changed this industry. 

Special guest Gary Snyder will share a short story and a couple of poems about his time as a ‘wiper’ on the T-2 tanker Sappa Creek. Come and hear some sea stories. There will be a short video chronicling what it is really like to be on a ship.

It ain’t the Love Boat …


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