Harold Shimer tribute
November 18th, 2016

Harold Shimer tribute

U.S. Navy veteran Harold John Shimer of Anacortes passed away October 30,2016 at the age of 97. Shimer, pictured here (center) at a 2013 Veterans Day event, was called for duty on June 13, 1939. He was actively involved in the attack on Pearl Harbor as a crew member of the USS Helena. During the course of a 22-year Navy career he served on vessels including the USS Philippine Sea, USS Mt. McKinley and USS Constellation.

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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