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PUBLISHED: 5:04 PM on Wednesday, May 10, 2006
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Blessing of the Fleet annual ceremony held in Juneau
The annual Blessing of the Fleet ceremony was held Saturday, May 6, at the Alaska Commercial Fishermen's Memorial in Juneau. U.S. Coast Guard. Rear Adm. James Olson said the Coast Guard in Alaska rescued 43 fishermen but 15 lost their lives. The names of those 15 fishermen were read before the names from the memorial's wall were announced.

  A United States flag waves from the Liberty.

  Members of the U.S. Coast Guard aboard the cutter Liberty participate in the ceremony.

  Lt. Jason Brennell and LTJG Christopher Parrish aboard the Liberty as they approach the ceremony in downtown Juneau.

  A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary watches the charts while riding the Liberty.

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