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Gloucester Lobster Cruise
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Step aboard the elegant Beauport Princess and settle back in luxury for a cruise from one of New England's most photogenic harbors, Gloucester, MA. Cruise historic Gloucester Harbor which is the oldest fishing community in the United States.

Enjoy your lobster buffet lunch while cruising past downtown Gloucester with its historic homes, churches, and city hall. The scenery is best seen from vantage viewpoints on the ship's deck. Among the sights are: Ten Pound Island Lighthouse, Blynman Bridge, Gloucester Fisherman's Statue, Hammond Castle and Norman's Woe, a rock reef immortalized in the "Wreck of the Hesperus" poem. Your Traditional New England Lobster Bake Menu includes: Freshly Baked Rolls; New England Clam Chowder; Steamed 1 Pound Lobster, Barbeque Chicken, Corn on the Cob, Red Bliss Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Dessert.

Once back on land, you will head off to Rockport, MA, which is one of the country's oldest artisan colonies. Have some time to walk around and enjoy the shops and the art museums. If you just want to sit and enjoy looking out over the harbor, you can do that too.

Depart: 7:30 am, St. Francis of Assisi, Church Lower Parking Lot, 10 Elm St., Middletown Estimated Return: 7:30 pm, St. Francis of Assisi

Cost: $122 per person Deposit of $61 due by May 1st Balance of $61 due by June 1st. Check made payable to St. Francis of Assisi Church *Gloucester Lobster Cruise in the memo.

For Information: Sue Gombotz (860) 346-1870 or email her at

Tour Includes: Roundtrip Motor-coach, Lobster Buffet Lunch, Cruise aboard the Beauport Princess, Free time in Rockport, All Taxes and Gratuities (Including driver)