It has just came to our attention that Past Regional President Northwest Benedict Robbins of Seattle Branch #18 joined the staff of the Supreme Commander on August 13th at his residence in North Seattle. He was 87 and we are not aware of any kin.
Shipmate Robbins was the NW Regional President in 1970-71 Association year when he was a member of Evergreen Empire Branch #143 of Seattle.
Seattle Branch #18 will have a two-bell ceremony at the December General membership meeting on December 12th at the Branch Home in Mountlake Terrace. Rest your oars Shipmate, we have the watch.