Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana on June 9, 1965 · Page 6
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Greensburg Daily News from Greensburg, Indiana · Page 6

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Cruises on Potomac—i Joh nson Restores Yachting on River As a Presidential Pastime By MERRIMAN SMITH UPI White House Reporter • WASHINGTON (UPI)—President Johnson has restored yachting as a presidential pastime these balmy spring evenings on the Potomac. On several recent evenings, the latest Tuesday night, the Chief Executive has slipped out of the White House at dusk to spend several hours cruising on the river. His guests have in- cluded congressional leaders and prominent figures in the world of journalism, among others. This is a new form of relaxation for Johnson, and he has gone about it as quietly as possible to avoid attracting an unwanted flotilla of curious from among the craft which ply the Washington channel and the Potomac when the weather is good. Yachting has been a favorite presidential activity for many years, though it underwent a decline in the early years of the Eisenhower administration. "Needless Luxury" When Dwight D. Eisenhower took office, the 300-foot Williamsburg, an ocean - going yacht which was- a favorite of President Harry S Truman, was ordered into mothballs as "a symbol of needless luxury." But after Eisenhower suffered His 1955 heart attack and summer holidays in the Rockies were inadvisable, the Navy refitted a 94-foot patrol craft, the Lenoir, into a day cruiser for the President. He renamed it | the Barbara Anne, for a granddaughter, and used it frequently in summer trips to Newport. 1 The late President John F. Kennedy ordered the Barbara Anne redecorated and it under- went another name change, this time becoming the Honey Fitz, for the Chief Executive's grandfather. He used it frequently at Hyannis Port, Mass., and at the Kennedy family's winter quarters at Palm Beach, Fla. After Johnson took office he let it be known that he would not be using the White House fleet and it went into inactive status. But this is a somewhat misleading term since the ves- sels can.be restored to active service on only a few hours notice. Official Name The vessels are part of what •is - known officially as the "naval administrative unit," commanded by Lt. Cmdr. Delbert Barbee, who also served as skipper of the Honey Fitz. While the White House craft theoretically were inactive, the Sequoia, once the "sole province of the secretary of the Navy also was a popular pleasure craft for the defense secretary and other top government officials. Meantime, Johnson made a gradual approach back to boating. Last year he used a 26-foot cabin cruiser on Granite Shoals Lake—recently renamed Lake Lyndon B. Johnson — not far from his Texas ranch for afternoon cruising. The details of his current venture afloat have been kept so secret that an up-to-date naval log was not available. 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