Browsing the "Eight Bells" Tag

Eight Bells: Dick Mitchell

January 15th, 2024

Richard (Dick) Flannery Mitchell, 66, of Cazenovia, NY passed away on December 12, 2023, after a year-long struggle with ALS


Eight Bells in 2023

December 31st, 2023

A ship’s bell is struck for each half-hour of a four-hour watch, and when a sailor has died, they are


Eight Bells: Knight Coolidge

December 3rd, 2023

A. Knight Coolidge, 78, passed away peacefully November 13 in Damariscotta, ME. Knight was born in Chicago, Illinois, and developed


Eight Bells: Doug Baker

November 30th, 2023

Southern California yachtsman Doug Baker, a successful competitive sailor who regularly participated in the iconic Transpac race, has died. He


Eight Bells: Jack Lynch

November 27th, 2023

John “Jack” Lynch, a top racing sailor and long-time race officer from Annapolis, MD, passed away on November 26, 2023.



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