|Carmel Rovolis of Savannah, Ga., attends the 19th memorial ceremony for 23 crewmen who died aboard the Coast Guard cutter Blackthorn when it went down in Tampa Bay on Jan. 28, 1980. Her son George was among them. She took a rose with his name attached. The event was Thursday at the Blackthorn Memorial.
Published January 29, 1999
[Times photo: Pam Royal]