Houston Yacht Club's 1959 Opening Day officers with Texas Gov. Price Daniels
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Left to right: Commodore Lorne Van Stone, Vice Commodore George Allen, Gov. Price Daniels, Pop (Garner) Mabry, Dannie Bludworth and Steve Brown. In 1959 Gov. Daniels reactivated the Texas Navy. On San Jacinto Day, April 21, 1959, members of the US Navy, the Texas Navy and other dignitaries attended a reception at the Houston Yacht Club. Sea Scouts and Girl Scouts attended and assisted with the flag raising. A parade of over 200 boats passed in review at the San Jacinto Battleground where Governor Daniels saluted the yachts from the Battleship Texas.
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