So we'll sing you a chorus and bid you farewell - fair winds and a following sea. We'll sing of 'The Leaf' and 'The Parting Glass', we'll raise up our voices in song, No sadness today for the one who has passed, celebrate with a voice glad and strong.
Sailors pray, For fair winds and a following sea. The smell of salt in the air, The feel of their skin as it's touched by the spray. An albatross soaring above, Dolphins in the ship's wake at play. To witness a work of art that only God can create, The sunset at the end of day.
Saying Goodbye to a Shipmate Fair Winds and Following Seas Senior Chief Branum. In an unusual twist the honor guard was composed of Junior Enlisted Sailors, Petty Officers, Chief’s and even two Nurse Corps Officers. The flag was presented to Lisa. A similar flag will be presented to Pam’s parents.
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Fair winds and following seas, may forever you feel, upon your cheek, the salty breeze. Your spirit lives on in many a heart, your words captured,and never to depart. May your loved ones have the comfort in knowing, to heaven is where you are going. For all that they have to do is look above, and they will be reminded of your love.
Nov 20, · "Fair Winds and Following Seas" is really two quotes originating from different sources. The two quotes are a nautical phrase of good luck--a blessing as it were--as the person, group, or thing it is said to departs on a voyage in life. It is often used at a "beginning" ceremony such as a commissioning ceremony of a ship or people, as well as.
The traditional farewell (or toast) of a Mariner is wishing a friend "fair winds and following seas." The full version is "Fair winds and following seas and long may your big jib draw!" The phrase may also be considered a Naval blessing as well as a farewell.