Leo Sherman, the lone American survivor of the Queenqueg II sailboat accident off Madagascar, will be reunited with the Master and crew of the Auto Banner, the ship that rescued him, on Monday March 2, 2009 in Jacksonville, FL. Media interested in attending the reunion can find full information here.
You can read a firsthand account of Mr. Sherman's story here.
Leo Sherman with the crew of the Auto Banner. (Photo courtesy of Leo Sherman).
We are happy the Auto Banner is calling on an American port and we are honored to have been able to facilitate this reunion. We will have pictures and an update up on the blog as soon as possible.