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OpSail Saturday

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Tim Martin/The Day | Buy Photo

The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle passes Ledge Light during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Dana Jensen/The Day | Buy Photo

View of the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle from the ships bowsprit during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail from Niantic Bay to New London Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Dana Jensen/The Day | Buy Photo

Coast Guard cadets in training pull lines set the sails of the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail from Niantic Bay to New London Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Lt. Victoria Futch, Lt. Dan Wiltshire, Lt. Kristopher Ensley, navigator, and Lt. Commander Jessica Rozzi-Ochs look over the navigation charts for New London Harbor and vicinity aboard the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle while waiting to lead the Parade of Sail for OpSail 2012CT from Niantic Bay to New London Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle heads to Fort Trumbull as the Brazilian Cisne Branco enters the Thames River during the Parade of Sail, Saturday July 7, 2012.

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Tim Cook/The Day | Buy Photo

The schooner Brilliant passes in review of the packed New London waterfront during the Parade of Sail on the Thames River Saturday July 7, 2012.

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Dana Jensen/The Day | Buy Photo

Crew of the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle bring in the United States flag toward the end of the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail with the USS Carter Hall in the background on the Thames River Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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John Holt, of West Hartford, looks out at the Brazilian Navy sailing ship Cisne Branco as the sun rises while fishing off Black Point. Holt is renting a share of a summer home in Black Point and came to see the ships anchored in Niantic harbor as part of OpSail 2012 CT.

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Spectators look on from their boat with the USS Carter Hall during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Tim Martin/The Day | Buy Photo

The USS Carter Hall approaches Ledge Light during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Tim Martin/The Day | Buy Photo

The Cisne Branco approaches Ledge Light during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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The Coast Guard helicopter flies over the Barque Eagle, left, and the USS Carter Hall, right, during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle prepares to dock at Fort Trumbull in New London, CT following it leading the Parade of Sail during OpSail 2012 Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy passes by the sideboys as he is piped aboard the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle before the Eagle leads the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail from Niantic Bay to New London Saturday, July 7, 2012. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

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Dana Jensen/The Day | Buy Photo

John Johnson, chairman of OpSail 2012CT, says a few words and prepares to introduce Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, lower left, during the opening ceremony of OpSail 2012CT at Fort Trumbull Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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Crew members aboard the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle tie up the masts after arriving at Fort Trumbull during the OpSail 2012CT Parade of Sail Saturday, July 7, 2012.

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