Forget Me Knot
Wooden Boat Festival
World War II Veteran Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony
On September 20, 2008 a memorial “Forget Me Knot “ a plaque was presented to the California Military Museum by members of the Classic Yacht Association in recognition of the valuable service that motor driven boats provided to the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary during World War II. The boats were used for patrolling harbors and beaches, providing coastal
lookout, and protecting ports and coastlines from attack, sabotage and
accident. 


The Classic Yacht Association and The Golden State Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners honor the memory of World War II Veterans.  This flag which was flown over the United State Captiol on September 1, 2008 is awarded to the Veterans of World War II in recognition of devoted and selfless consecration to service of our country in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

We the citizens of the United States of America honor the memory of World War II Veterans by laying a wreath on the Sacramento River  in recognition of devoted and selfless consecration to service of our country in the Armed Forces 
of the United States of America.
 
We the citizens of the United States of America honor the memory of the motor powered boat that were conscripted into World War II  by laying a wreath on the Sacramento River  in recognition of devoted and  distinguished service of our country through the United States Coast Guard Auxillary.

Ranger 1937 Stephens 36' Commodore Bill Wells
Rivercat 1958 Owens 25' Les Cochren
Gifted Woody 36'  1962 Chris Craft - Gil &Bonnie Ramerez
House Boat 56' Kathy Olsufka
Don Bolinger WWII Vet 
Ken Ickes WWII Submarine Vet
We the members of the Classic Yacht Association honor the memory Captain Dan Stout 
and Skylark by laying a wreath on the Sacramento River  in recognition of devoted and 
 distinguished service to honoring the World War II Veterns in the "Forget Me Knot" Celebration.

Special flowers were place on the river in honor of Barbara Ortega a volunteer with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.