The Blessing of the Fleet took place on May 5 at the Blaine Boating Center.
The event was hosted by the Fisherman’s Memorial Committee with support from the Blaine Chamber of Commerce and the Port of Bellingham.
The event featured musical performances, prayers for the commercial fishing fleet and a memorial service for those lost at sea. The event was attended by elected officials, members of the fishing community and friends and family.
Photos by Wayne Diaz and Jami Makan