Sinking of the Ship Riverside Ceremony

Date: 2017-05-29

Starts @ 11:00 am

Ends @ 11:30 am


The Memorial Day activities will continue with the annual riverside Sinking of the Ship ceremony presented by the Navy Club Ship #1 behind the Downtown Rockford Public Library immediately following the Memorial Day Ceremony. This ceremony is a tradition that has taken place since the early 1930's and will feature a presentation by The Navy Club ship #1, the Sinking of the Ship, a 21 gun salute by the Rockford Detachment of the Marine Corp League and the playing of Taps.