Sinking of the Ship Riverside Ceremony
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.