THEN and NOW – Blessing of the Fleet

The THEN photo was taken circa 1950, the Now was this year 2013.

In the 60’s the fishing vessels would fill the Harbor waiting to be Blessed.

Blessing of the Fleet


About Manuel F. Simoes

Retired Business Software Consultant
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8 Responses to THEN and NOW – Blessing of the Fleet

  1. MaryAnne says:

    Very sad.

  2. Fredrik Bodin says:

    State Fish Pier for the first photo? Huge difference in the diminished size of the fleet.

  3. Dot says:

    And the boulevard was crowded with people.

  4. Lora M Kling says:

    Such a dramatic change! Very sad.

  5. Patti Amaral says:

    very sad the then and now

  6. Anne Marie says:

    I have told my husband for years about the Blessing of the Fleet. My parents moved us to Albany NY and we went as a family every year. Now, we are both retired and we own a company so we go wherever we want now. The then picture was how I remembered, the Now one just breaks my heart. We will be there this year though, maybe make some new friends, and look up old friends. I can’t wait. I would like to know all the details for this year! Thank you to whomever can help me!
    Anne Marie

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