Sea Scout Open House

Sea Scout Ship Dragon,
SSS 584

The officers and crew of the Sea Scout Ship Dragon meet at the Submarine Veterans Base at 40 School Street in Groton, CT. Meetings at 1900 hr to 2100 hr on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Monday of the month.

All young adults, ages 14-21, and potential adult leaders who are interested in learning more about the Sea Scout program can contact:

Marshall Parsons, Skipper of the Ship Dragon

Email: seascout1

More information about the Groton Sea Scouts is available on the:

Ship Dragon website




Sea Scouts Assist with Pine Island Clean Up

The Sea Scouts of Ship Dragon (Groton, CT) worked with JGTSCA members to help clean up Pine Island. The Sea Scout Ship Dragon had at least 16 youth and 9 adults who participated. We removed a large quantity of trash and garbage from Pine Island - not to mention treasure, including a boat engine tachometer and a sign.

There were a total of eight boats used in the effort, three boats provided by "CROPC" (Connecticut River Oar & Paddle Club), four boats from our chapter, including the two boats built by Clark Lane middle school students headed up by Bill Armitage with John Gardner Grant money. The crash boat was provided by the Scouts (Patrick Kennedy of Kennedy Marine Privateer) and was a tremendous help transporting a large volume of trash to the shore. Several of the newer Scouts were getting their first experience in rowing craft and they did extremely well. We enjoyed a very nice picnic at the clubhouse after the clean up. ShopRite Supermarkets provided gloves, trash bags, drinks, and cookies in support of our Earth Day efforts.

Movie Pine Island Slideshow (8 Mb - click link to view)

Sea Scouts unload boats.

Scouts unload boats

Phil Behney performs dual dory launch.

Faering Dory on Display at Sea Scouts Open House

JGTSCA members John Maxson, Russell Smith, John Hacunda and son Chris.

JGTSCA members

Marshall Parsons, Ship Dragon skipper, congratulates scouts on successful launching.

Sea Scout congrats

Scouts get instructions before heading to Pine Island.

Scouts on get briefing

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