May not only brings May flowers, but May brings lots of real birds and snowbirds back to the River. [Photo by Ian Coristine and courtesy 1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]
Speaking softly, Ray Wade points out that he made 56 trips in convoys to Britain, eventually working his way up to second mate status. Wade also remembers that first convoy, that first trip, heading out into the North Atlantic Ocean. With who knew what waiting for them . . .