Bill Sills (email@example.com)
Tue, 22 Oct 1996 00:32:55 -0500
W. B. Thornton wrote:
> I suppose an introduction is in order.
> In my youth I was a member of a career-awareness post in eastern Kentucky.
> Most of the guys in the post were also leaders in their troops, so we were
> not very active.
> I am now an assistant scoutmaster and have no ties to the explorer program.
> I joined this list because I hope to start a Sea Explorer post within the
> next two to three years. Since I don't have much experience I want to
> learn all that I can.
> W. B. Thornton firstname.lastname@example.org
> Russell Springs, KY ASM, Troop 241
> Brotherhood, Kawida Lodge #480
> Promise Keeper's Ambassador/Trainer
Starting a Sea Scout Ship (Sea Explorer Ship) is no different from organizing
any other unit.
Try the National Sea Explorer Fleet homepage URL
and Central Region Sea Exploring Flotilla URL
and Sinnissippi Council Sea Scout Squadron URL
and my own Sea Scout Ship SSS Hathor (1) URL
Uniforms and equipment may be found at URL
The most active Sea Scout discussion group is Compuserve's SCOUTING Forum.
The Sea Explorer Manual, Skipper's Handbook, Coxswain's (Crew Leader's) Handbook, & Blue
Water-Green Skipper are all in revision. However, all of the foregoing as well as SEAL,
Sea Explorer Advanced Training and Sea Badge courses are also being revised but can be
Please let me know where you expect to launch your ship. Also, let me know if
you need anything at all.