Constantine II reigned as the King of Greece, from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1973.
Lieutenant-Colonel Herbert George "Blondie" Hasler was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Marines. In December 1942, Hasler led a small commando raid in World War II against Axis shipping in Bordeaux. He was responsible for many of the concepts which ultimately led to the post-war formation of the Special Boat Service. After the war he became a notable yachtsman, contributing especially to developments in single-handed sailing.
Gustave Caillebotte was a French painter, member and patron of the artists known as Impressionists, although he painted in a more realistic manner than many others in the group. Caillebotte was noted for his early interest in photography as an art form.
Linda Greenlaw is a best-selling author of books with maritime themes and the only female swordfishing boat captain on the East Coast of the United States. She was featured in the 1997 book The Perfect Storm and the 2000 film adaptation. Linda Greenlaw now captains the boat Hannah Boden, which appeared on the Discovery Channel show Swords: Life on the Line. She previously captained Seahawk after the previous captain died on board.