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

 

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