Michigan seamen kick off shipping season with Blessing of the Fleet at Mariners’ Church

The Mariners’ Church of Detroit and boaters from around Michigan are welcoming the shipping season, starting with its annual ‘Blessing of the Fleet” service on Sunday, hosted with certain COVID-19 restrictions in place. The Blessing of the Fleet is a historic tradition that includes an Honor Guard of Shipmasters, Coast Guard, and military personnel, who participate in a procession alongside Michigan Sea Cadets. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press.

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Great Lakes Commission

Great Lakes Commission

https://www.glc.org/dailynews/20210315-blessing

Beth Wanamaker

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