Burial at Sea – Ash Scattering – Photo Gallery

After performing Burials at Sea – Ash Scattering – for so many years we have accumulated a large variety of photographs. We have learned that each trip is unique and the events which happen speak to that individual family. For more details on the services we offer, please see our Burial at Sea Section.  Enjoy the pictures!

Burial at Sea – Photo Gallary

We have great caring crew for our burial at sea. they realize that it is a difficult time for the family and take the extra steps to make you experience the best that it can be.
Returning to port fro a burial at sea with the flag in the foreground and a military ship in the background
This was a great shot taken which returning to port from a burial at sea. The flag flying the foreground and a military ship in the background.
Biodegradable Sea Turtle with Cremains
Many times we use biodegradable urns for burial at sea like this biodegradable turtle. Urns come in all shapes and sizes. They are used to keep the cremains together when scattering or when families do not wish to view the cremains disperse.
Military Honors before a burial at sea

San Diego Burial at Sea holds a  Military Honors for one family before they sail out to scatter the ashes of this veteran.

Sunset at Point Loma after a sea burial
Beautiful evenings such as this, are what makes our burial at sea experiences truly memorable and peaceful.
Biodegradable Turtle for burial at sea service
A burial at sea family sends out a biodegradable sea turtle into the ocean as the sun sets over San Diego Bay.
Dolphins Joining us for a Burial at Sea Service
Wreaths are often placed in the oceans during a burial at sea. They can be make from a huge variety of different flowers and help create a focal point for viewing as the cremains disperse.
Dolphins Joining us for a Burial at Sea Service

Dolphins as well as various wildlife commonly come and join us during a burial at sea service. Dolphins are very curious creatures. We even get a whale once in a while visit us.

Sea Shells and Wreaths for Sea Scattering
Sea shells with message written on them to the deceased love one may be placed in the water. This symbolism provides a wonderful vehicle for release of emotion and healing.
Going to the ocean with yacht flag - San Diego in background
This was taken from the yacht’s sunroom as we are heading to the ocean for a Burial at Sea. The flag is in the foreground and the city in the backround.
Burial at sea at sunset - Peaceful and Calm
Burials at sea in the evening as the sun is setting or in the morning with a sunrise are particularly spectacular.
Bugler for a Burial at Sea Service
During some services at sea we have live music, as with this bule player. It really adds a very special touch to the event.

The Sea burial is a beautiful ceremony that more families are selecting. It facilitates healing and closure unlike anything else. The is a link to an article, written by one of our crew, regarding sea burial and healing.

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