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Trombonists won’t let Warren shipbuilder’s legacy slide

By   /  December 4, 2012  /  News  /  1 Comment

The late shipbuilder and East Bay legend Luther Blount loved the trombone, even if he didn’t always play in tune. He passed away in 2006, but the trombone ensemble he founded — The Ocean Bones — is still going strong in his memory.

The late Luther Blount of Warren was many things: shipbuilder, captain, entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, philanthropist, father. His legacy hasn’t been forgotten. When “the father of small ship cruising” died at age 90 in 2006, three daughters kept the Blount Boats shipyard and Blount Small Ship Adventures going. But another group of people are honoring a […]

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