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Old 03-21-2013, 08:01 PM   #41
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That's the best reason I've ever heard for mounting and ringing a bell. I like it.
Same here. Got goose bumps reading it
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Old 03-21-2013, 08:02 PM   #42
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Mine is more ceremonial than anything else. My bell was dedicated to my dad after he died Feb. 2011. I splashed the boat that summer. He so much wanted to ride on my Sea Ray. So I flew my mom to the PNW to dedicate a small bell engraved with my dad's name and birth and death day. I always ring it 3 times while leaving port to honor my hero.

I also framed this pic and it is on my boat. This was one of the last pictures taken of him before he died.
More goose bumps :-/. Thumbs up to you and your dad old mate!
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