Trombone Group Honors RI Shipbuilder Blount
December 13, 2012
EastBayRI: The late Luther Blount of Warren was many things: shipbuilder, captain, entrepreneur, engineer, inventor, philanthropist, father.
But another group of people are honoring a lesser-known side of the man. When he wasn’t designing and building ships, operating his cruise lines, re-populating Narragansett Bay with oysters or donating millions to various causes, every now and then Mr. Blount would take a moment to blow his trombone.
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