This photo of Wes, cropped from a larger group photo published in The Royal Gazette newspaper (Hamilton, Bermuda), was taken in the fall of 1983 when he worked on the wreck of the Civil War Blockade Runner Mary Celeste off Bermuda. Wes was about 30 years old. Although I lost touch Wes after graduate school many years ago and didn't learn about his passing until yesterday, I remember him well. He was a true gentleman. He was also an asset on any project, partly because he could fix almost anything. I truly regret not having kept in touch with Wes, but I'm proud to have known him. "Fair winds and following seas," my friend. I'm sure you're missed by everyone who had the good fortune to know you.