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National Maritime Day Port Expo on Sunday, May 21, 2017

Posted by admin on May 1, 2017 in Baltimore City Fireboats-Capt James Smith, Uncategorized |

 Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company (B&CSC)

is a Co-Sponsor of this event.

 with special thanks to the crew of the N.S. Savannah

NATIONAL MARITIME DAY PORT EXPO

honoring the late

Helen Delich Bentley,

Champion of Baltimore’s

Maritime Industry Past, Present & Future

Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods!

 ~Bring the family to this free event~

 Sunday, 21 May 2017

 10 AM – 3 PM (Rain or Shine)

Pier 13 Canton, 4601 Newgate Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224-6408

Did you know that the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is within an overnight drive of 1/3 of the nation’s population?

P R O G R A M:

  • 10 am, pier-side Armed
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    National Maritime Day Ceremonies, the Honorable Helen Delich Bentley at podium aboard NS Savannah. Photo by Walt Mathers.

    Forces Day Observance for all Branches.

  • 11:30 am, National Maritime Day Commemoration Ceremonies & Wreath-casting aboard the Nuclear Ship Savannah.
  • Tour visiting municipal and private vessels as well as the Nuclear Ship Savannah, which will have special guided engine room tours.  Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels.
  • Free Shuttle land-based Port Tours.
  • All-day Fife, Drum & Bugle Jam Session sponsored by B&CSC.

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  • Display of LEGO Model Ships.
  • Radio-Controlled Model Ships boat pond.
  • Listen in with our N.S. Savannah Amateur HAM Radio Club.
  • Visit heritage organizations that preserve the maritime history of the port, exhibits by maritime industry and enjoy activities.
  • Maritime surprises for the young and young-at-heart.
  • Free Event; Free Parking; Rain or Shine.
  • Local Food Truck vendors will be available.

Local Directions
Take O’Donnell or Boston Street and turn Right at Newkirk Street. Follow Newkirk Street, South to the end and Turn Right onto Newgate Avenue.  Follow yellow & blue Event Signs.

Handicap Parking: follow yellow & blue Event Signs to N.S. SAVANNAH on Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (Savannah is moored just behind the grain elevator).

Directions
I-95 South towards FT McHenry Tunnel or
I-95 North transiting the FT McHenry Tunnel (Toll $4)-get in RIGHT LANE as exit is immediate!!

EXIT #56 – Keith Ave.

Turn LEFT at traffic light to proceed to New Vail Street.

At next traffic light, turn Right onto New Vail Street, proceed down the ramp that viers right and follow yellow & blue Event Signs.

Handicap Parking: follow yellow & blue Event Signs to N.S. SAVANNAH on Pier 13, Canton Marine Terminal (Savannah is moored just behind the grain elevator).

If you would like more information about this event, please contact: steamboatcompany at yahoo.com

 

September 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

B&CSC is gearing up for September volunteer opportunities: Two September Docent Training Sessions for this year’s Fleet Week that features the US Navy’s Blue Angels and visiting ships Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10 am, Work session aboard the CHARLES D. GAITHER As part of Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company’s volunteer outreach program, we provide docents […]

B&CSC Provides Wreath for 30th PRIDE of BALTIMORE Memorial Ceremony 5/14/2016

Posted by admin on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized |

This beautiful biodegradable Memorial Wreath was made by Valerie Mathers who has blessed us with many such remembrances for various B&CSC and other historical programs.To view full story, please visit The Baltimore Sun newspaper article: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-30-anniversary-20160514- story.html Pride of Baltimore’s 1986 sinking recalled at Fort McHenry ceremony Scott Sheads, NPS Park Ranger, and the Honorable […]

75th Anniversary of CHAS. D. GAITHER’s Commissioning

Baltimore, MD-75 years ago, on September 14th, 1940, the now-historic first all-steel patrol boat CHARLES D. GAITHER was placed in commission with the Baltimore City Police Department’s marine division. Her name-sake became the first police commissioner of the modern era when the post was consolidated from three positions into the office of a single commissioner. […]

Maritime EXPO at National Maritime Day, Sunday, May 17, 2015, 10am-3pm

US Army Corps of Engineers vessels. Walt Mathers, photo. Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is within an overnight drive of 1/3 of the nation’s population. Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods!  ~Bring the family to this free event~  Maritime […]

Hidden Harbor Series: Bulldogs at Baltimore’s Gates-Forgotten Sentinels of Baltimore Harbor, Sat., April 18, 2015, 11:30am-3pm

Posted by admin on April 11, 2015 in Uncategorized |

SATURDAY, April 18, 2015, 11:30 am – 3 pm Schedule: 11:30am — members and guests arrive Noon — Hidden Harbor Series – Bulldogs at Baltimore’s Gates–Forgotten Sentinels of Baltimore Harbor by  Coast Defense Study Group authority, Elliot Deutsch — learn how the Port of Baltimore defended itself in times of war & peace, operate a […]

Hidden Harbor Series: B&O Marine Railway System of the Port of Baltimore, rescheduled to Sat., March 21, 2015, Noon-5pm

Posted by admin on March 17, 2015 in Presentations, Uncategorized |

Hot off the eWire… A Cabin Fever/Railroad & Tug & Barge & Modeling/Get Out & have Fun Event SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015, Noon – 5 Schedule: 12:00 pm — members and guests arrive 12:30 pm — Update on B&CSC activities & coming events 1:00 pm — pot luck luncheon (bring a dish to share) 2:45 […]

National Maritime Day, Sunday, May 17, 2015, 10am-3pm

Posted by admin on March 17, 2015 in Uncategorized |

US Army Corps of Engineers vessels. Walt Mathers, photo. Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is within an overnight drive of 1/3 of the nation’s population. Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods!  ~Bring the family to this free event~  Maritime […]

Maritime EXPO at National Maritime Day, 2014

 Lego™ Teach Fleet Curious about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods?  Then you’ll want to bring the family to this free event!  Maritime Expo at National Maritime Day Sunday, 18 May 2014  10 AM – 3 PM Pier 13 Canton, 4601 Newgate Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224-6408 […]

In Memoriam: Wayne Britz of the NS Savannah Association

Posted by admin on December 28, 2013 in B&CSC - Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company, n/s SAVANNAH, 1959 |

We are all saddened by the sudden passing of NSSA’s President and Chairman Wayne Britz, on October 13, 2013. Wayne was totally devoted to the association and to the ship. For years he organized meetings, reunions, and events to preserve the N.S. Savannah. He was instrumental in the work being done on the ship. We […]

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