The following interview with Donald Blum of Sea Scout Ship Gryphon in the Pacific Skyline Council was originally recorded on September 25, 2011 for the Sea Scout Centennial. Donald Blum has been in Scouting since he was a Cub Scout in 1937. He is a Quartermaster Sea Scout who joined the Sea Scout Ship Challenger in 1944.
Mr. Blum has been a Skipper, a Mate, a Council Vice Commodore, and Council Commodore. Join us to hear Mr. Blum share his sea stories from the San Mateo Council, which merged with the Stanford Council in 1994 to form the Pacific Skyline Council. Don shared memories of volunteers, Sea Scout events, a cruise to Hawaii on a troop transport in 1950, and traditions right out of the Sea Scout Manual.