On one of the most historic occasions
in the history of the United States of America, the joining of the
East and West Coasts by the completion of the Transcontinental
Railway at Promontory, Utah on 10 May 1869, as the final (golden)
spike was driven, a telegrapher signaled to the nation this
momentous event by tapping out on his key; dash dot dot, dash dash
dash, dash dot, dot (D O N E).
4:24 PM PDT, another historic
occasion, the golden mission of placing an HAL-3 SEAWOLF
Association UH-1B Gunship (Attack Helicopter) on board the USS
MIDWAY was - D O N E!
Grateful acknowledgement goes to the San Diego Aerospace Museum
Staff, the SDAM Thursday General Dynamics Retirees for the
re-restoration, the members of the Seawolf Association for their
monetary contributions and The Classic Rotors Museum at Ramona for
transporting the aircraft to the ship.
Very respectfully, Walt Lester, "SEAWOLF