John Booth war hero Blamain Rowing Club

Christening of the Racing Eight at the Clubhouse

 

 

The Balmain Rowing Club’s racing eight was christened “S.J.Porter”, in honour of the club’s “Grand Old Man.”  Dr Stopford, M.L.A., vice-president of the club, welcomed a large gathering of past and present oarsmen, and introduced Mr J B Sharp, president of the club, who performed the christening ceremony.

 

 

 

Sydney Morning Herald - 28 April 1925

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