Eight Bells in 2022

Published on January 1st, 2023

A ship’s bell is struck for each half-hour of a four-hour watch, and when a sailor has died, they are honored with the sounding of eight bells; meaning “end of the watch”.

For those sailors whose watch ended in 2022, their information submitted to Scuttlebutt Sailing News is listed below in the order it was published:

Guy Jones
Jerome Milgram
Robert Jessen
David Cook
Don Glasell
Richard (Dick) Stearns
Leo H. “Buddy” Bombard
Hans Gustavsson
David B. Vietor
Lou Varney
John Weakley
Sam Richmond
James Klauser
Mike Dills
Børge Quorning
Gordon Isco
Ralph Carlton
Buzz Schofield
David Lindsay
Bill Mattison
Susan Colby
Bill Knowles
George Lewis
David Forbes
Peter Briggs
Hayden Goodrick
Noel Field
Colin Golder
Paul von Zalinski
Philip Ramser
Talbot Wilson
Dan Clapp
Gerard Bosse
Samuel Wakeman
Will Jeffers
Pete Ives
Rob Ball
Jim Hokanson
Jeremy Rogers
Richard Bartlett
Mike Birch
Al Chandler
Brad White
Peter de Savary
Joan Rinken
Jim DeWitt
Robert Keefe
Kenneth Coventry
Ron Packer
Bryan Dawson
Alejandro Alonso
Mary Savage
Merle Hallett
Steve Henkel
Mary “Bushy” Bushnell Henry
Sheila McKee

To submit information to Scuttlebutt Sailing News, send to editor@sailingscuttlebutt.com.

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