July 15, 2011 08:33 PM
Sonnie Torrey of Beaufort writes, "This is part of the Torrey family relaxing and enjoying our traditional sandbar gathering. We have done this for more than 30 years now."
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When the Beaufort Water Festival's Blessing The Fleet event started 62 years ago it was primarily to bless the shrimp boats and to introduce the new commodore. Many local shrimp boats participated. Take a look at how the event has changed over the years.
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