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A BEAUTIFUL VISITOR TO THE DELAWARE
SCI Development Director Cindy Ryan shared these pictures of the Coast Cutter EAGLE during its visit to our area. On board are Father Bill Rex (welcome back from knee surgery, Father Bill!), Executive Director Helene Pierson, and Cindy Ryan. ... See MoreSee Less
2 days ago ·
THE SEASON OF GIVING
Each year during the holidays we deliver a Ditty Bag full of gifts to every seafarer who enters our Delaware River ports. It's our way of showing appreciation to people far from home who work so hard to bring us goods and produce from all over the world.
Churches, business, and individuals contribute items for the Ditty Bags, and they are assembled and packed by our volunteers. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE GIFTS FOR THE DITTY BAGS, please call Helene Pierson at 215-940-9900 and see our wish list below. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago ·
WHO'S THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON ON THE SHIP?
Let's not forget the cook! Most vessels carry just one cook, who is responsible for putting healthy, satisfying meals on the table three times a day for a multi-ethnic crew of 25 people.
Planning and provisioning are important parts of the job, since the ship will be at sea for days or even weeks, with no chance to run to the market for last-minute groceries. Other challenges range from food safety to managing within a budget to learning menus that will please seafarers from different cultures.
Good food is a big factor in maintaining morale on board, which is why many seafarers tell us the cook is the most important person on the ship! ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago ·
Thank you to the US Coast Guard for a great day riding on the Eagle Cutter. ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago ·