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When - Friday, 2 October through Sunday, 4 October 2015
Where - 4 October 2015 in Seattle, Washington
Contact - YNCS Stan Jaceks, USCG (Ret.)
E-Mail: or
Phone (509) 760-4866.

Calling on all former Shipmates, Aviators, and personnel stationed ashore who assisted in the rescue of 519 passengers and crew aboard the burning Dutch Cruise Ship Prinsendam on 4 - 5 October 1980 in the Gulf of Alaska.

If you or someone you know was attached to any of the below listed units during the rescue and/or subsequent sinking of the Prinsendam and are not listed on my roster I Want To Hear From You:

Our Fourth Annual Reunion will be celebrated with activities beginning on Friday, 2 October through Sunday, 4 October 2015 in Seattle, Washington to commemorate the 35th Anniversary of "One of the Greatest Sea Rescues in Coast Guard History". A special invitation is also extended to rescued passengers and crew aboard the Prinsendam. Contact YNCS Stan Jaceks, USCG, (Ret.) by email at phone (509) 760-4866, to become a member of our Association, make a reservation or get additional information.


YNCS Stan Jaceks, USCG (Ret.) - Editor
Prinsendam Rescue Association
Phone: (509) 760-4866 (c)

More about the Prinsendam rescue:

Coast Guard Compass article, 4 October 2011 - Arctic rescue changes face of Coast Guard operations.
Historic Search & Rescues: Rescue of the passengers and crew of cruise ship SS Prinsendam File in PDF format

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