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William De Wert, a former Marine, left, talks with Commander Joseph Thomas, commanding officer of the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert, during a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate in Toledo. The ship, named for William's brother Richard, was in port for Navy Week and the commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Richard De Wert was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism while serving with the 7th Marines during the Korean War.

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Visitors board the USS De Wert, docked at Maritime Plaza.

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A gangway leads people onto the frigate.

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Commander Joseph Thomas, commanding officer of the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert, front left, stands with others during the singing of the National Anthem.

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Musician 3rd Class Michelle Werner sings the Canadian and U.S. national anthems during a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert in Toledo.

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Rear Admiral Greg Nosal, commander of the U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group 2, dons a Toledo Mud Hens hat while recognizing Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Deputy Chief Tom Jaksetic.

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Rear Admiral Greg Nosal, back to camera, left, asks guests to raise their glasses and toast servicemen who could not be there.

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Roy Norton, consul general of Canada, who is based in Detroit, from left, Joseph H. Zerbey IV, president and general manager of The Blade, Rear Admiral Michael Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, Susan Block, and husband Allan Block, chairman of Block Communications Inc., pose during a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert in Toledo.

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Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, left, presents Rear Admiral Greg Nosal with a flag commemorating Toledo and the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

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Toledo Mayor Mike Bell meets Lieutenants Junior Grade Lutece Coates, left, and Nikita Baker, right, aboard the USS De Wert.

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U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), left, talks with Col. Steve Nordhaus, commander of the 180th Fighter Wing, and his wife, Shannon Nordhaus, during a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert in Toledo.

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Lt. Tanya Meldrum, officer of the watch for the Canadian frigate Ville de Quebec, left, and Lt. Commander Jean Couillard, the ship's executive officer, enjoy a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert in Toledo. The Canadian vessel is docked next to the De Wert.

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U.S. Navy Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Michael Stephens, right, watches guests get their food during a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert.

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The sun sets as party goers tour the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert.

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A tent is set up on the deck of the De Wert for the reception.

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Jeanne Micka of Monroe, Mich., right, enjoys a tour of the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert.

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U.S. Navy Seaman Carl Onyewu, left, lowers the U.S. flag during a reception aboard the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert as the crew of the Canadian frigate Ville de QueŽbec lowers their flag, in background.

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The moon shines over the U.S. Navy frigate USS De Wert, docked in Toledo.

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Carol Contrada, front left, Keith Burwell, Gail Fink, and Dock David Treece at the Maritime Academy Reception.

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Dock David Treece, from left, Steve Toth, and Dock Treece.

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Gregg and Amy Dunn at the Maritime Academy reception.

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Laura Studyvin, from left, Mike Cully, and JR Cousino on the harbor View Yacht Club's annual Maumee River cruise for developmentally disabled adults.

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Tammy Peeples, left, with Laura Studyvin and Mike Cully.

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Terri and Jeff Gartz, left, are ready for the cruise.

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Mike Wiseman cruises by the Canadian ship Ville de Quebec, docked at Maritime Plaza.

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