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Vol. 11, No. 1
A Shoreline Community, Pine Knoll Shores, N.C.
Oath of Office
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Newly elected Pine Knoll Shores officials took the oath of office on December 9. From left: Mayor Ken Jones, assisted by Human Resources Officer Natalie Gibble, is sworn in by Assistant Town
Clerk Sarah Williams; Commissioner Clark Edwards (center), assisted by wife Martha, is sworn in by Mayor Jones; and Commissioner Ted Goetzinger (center), assisted by wife Marian, is sworn
in by Mayor Jones.—Photos by Dan Law
Honors Marvin Creamer
Marvin Creamer with the monument “Endeavor," dedicated
in his honor by Rowan University.—Photo courtesy of Mr. Creamer
Splitting his own firewood is just one of the jobs that keeps
Mr. Creamer young as he looks fonward to his 100th birth
day in January.—Photo by Lew Rentel
Readers may recall that the October 2010 issue of The
Shoreline chronicled Marvin Creamers 1982 journey around
the world in a 36-foot cutter, Globe Star, without benefit
of navigational aids. There was no compass or sextant or
even a watch to guide him and his crew of three on the 510-
day, 30,000-mile journey that took them around the Cape
of Good Hope and Cape Horn. Using his knowledge of
geography. Captain Marvin, a masterful sailor, relied on the
stars, water currents, his hands-on knowledge of machinery
and his wits to guide them. On May 18,1984, to great fanfare
and celebration. Creamer sailed triumphantly back to port
in Cape May, New Jersey. He donated his extraordinarily
detailed navigational logs and his vast collection of press
clippings to Rowan University’s Campbell Library.
Marvin Creamer is a 1943 graduate and retired faculty
member of Glassboro State College (now Rowan University).
The Pine Knoll Shores Radio Station broadcasts 24 hours a day
with weather and emergency info.
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