Oral history interview with Dave Shearer, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd (transcript)

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Title Oral history interview with Dave Shearer, conducted by Becky B. Lloyd (transcript)
Creator Shearer, Dave
Contributor Llyod, Becky B.
Date 2013-11-10
Spatial Coverage Great Salt Lake State Park, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Great Salt Lake (Utah); Marinas
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Description Mr. Shearer is currently the harbormaster at the Great Salt Lake State Park Marina. He has been serving in that post since 1998. He moved to the marina in 1998, living on a boat docked there, and began volunteering with the Park Service on search and rescue until his appointment as harbormaster.; ; Dave grew up in the Salt Lake area and first came to Great Salt Lake on a field trip in elementary school. He started sailboating with his family when he was ten. Eventually, along with his father and brother, he began sailboat racing and competed for many years all over the world.; In this interview, Dave talks about his life and work at the Marina. He describes the business of running the marina. He discusses his search and rescue activities on the lake. He shares his thoughts about the lake, along with his hopes and vision of the lake's future.
Collection Number and Name A1310 Great Salt Lake Oral History Collection
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Extent 38 pages
Language eng
Rights https://rightsstatements.org/page/InC-NC/1.0/
Rights Holder Shearer, Dave
ARK ark:/87278/s6n46nv4
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
Setname uum_gslohc
Date Created 2021-12-17
Date Modified 2021-12-17
ID 1732683
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n46nv4