The 8th USS Jouett reunion was held between
Tuesday September 2nd and
Saturday September 6th 2014
in Annapolis Maryland
Wednesday Sept. 4th, 2014
Tour the US Naval Academy
The group enjoyed a Visual presentation and walking tour of the Naval Academy.
Highlights included the Chapel and crypt of John Paul Jones, life at the
US Naval Academy past and present, and various Halls and Monuments.
A Remembrance Ceremony was held at the Columbarium for Captain Robert S Hayes
with a wreath being placed at his grave site.
The entire ships crew held a Remembrance Ceremony for Shipmates that have gone before us.
A wreath was placed in the waters of the Severn River.
Everyone had several hours to explore the sites and history of this town.
We could experience the Maryland style food ( Crabs, Crab Cakes etc.) fresh
from the Chesapeake Bay plus visit various shops along the cobble stone streets.
Trolley and Boat tours were also available.
Thursday Sept. 4th, 2014
Tour of Washington , DC / War Memorials and Arlington Cemetery
The buses drove the group through areas with photos stops along the way to
the World War II Memorial. We could walk to the Vietnam Wall, Korean War
Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial. We made a stop at the Iwo Jima Memorial
on our way to Arlington Cemetery. We took a shuttle tour of Arlington which
included the Changing of the Guard.
Friday Sept. 5th, 2014
Tour of Fort Mc Henry and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor
Fort Mc Henry is the place
where the American Flag truly became the symbol of the
United States of America. A replica of the 1814 American flag flies over the Fort 24
hours a day, by Executive order of President Harry S. Truman, as a perpetual symbol
of our patriotism, weather permitting - the 1st such Executive ever issued. The Fort is
better known for Francis Scott Key’s writing of the “Star Spangled Banner” which is the
official anthem of the United States since March 3rd, 1931. Leisurely toured the various
attractions that align the harbor – The USS Constellation, The National Aquarium,
Water Taxis, Maryland Science Center, Maritime Museum.
We hope you enjoyed this 8th Jouett Reunion as much as you have the past ones
Last Updated 9/9/2014