National Maritime Day Port EXPO Sat.-Sun., May 18-19, 2019, 9am-4pm, Rain or Shine

Posted by admin on March 18, 2019 in Uncategorized |

 Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company (B&CSC) is a Co-Sponsor of Baltimore’s  National Maritime Day Commemoration.

 

NATIONAL MARITIME DAY & PORT EXPO 

200th Anniversary of  trans-oceanic steam navigation: Steam Ship SAVANNAH crosses the Atlantic

 ~Bring the family to this free event~

 Saturday, 18 May 2019 – RSVP Required

Sunday, 19 May 2019 –  (no RSVP required)

 9 AM – 4 PM (Rain or Shine)

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

~ SEE DIRECTIONS BELOW ~

Free, Open to the Public, Free Parking, CLOSE TOE SHOES REQUIRED, Not Handicap Accessible

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

Saturday P R O G R A M – RSVP Required

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maritime-day-great-steam-extravaganza-a-gathering-of-historic-steam-ships-tickets-59801979330?discount=BCSC

Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels.

Series of programs for the Bicentennial Recognition of the Voyage of the Steam Ship Savannah ~
The first steam ship to cross an ocean, thus inaugurating Two Hundred Years of Oceanic Steam Navigation: 1819 — 2019

Onboard Nuclear Ship SAVANNAH – See the Sat. Event Tab for more information

Sunday P R O G R A M – no RSVP needed

Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels.

  • National Maritime Day and Armed Forces Day Observance & Wreath-casting – aboard the Nuclear Ship Savannah.
  • Noon – Special S.S. Normandie Steam Whistle Salute to the Steam Ship Savannah! 
  • Tour  Vessels are not handicap accessible; closed-toe shoes are required for boarding all vessels: Liberty Ship JOHN W BROWN & FOR THE FIRST 
    TIME for PUBLIC 
    VIEW – Visit the Nuclear Ship Savannah’s Power Plant!, self-guided tours and special guided engine room tours.
  • Radio-Controlled Model Ships boat pond.
  • Maritime Communications
    • Listen in with our N.S. Savannah Amateur Radio Club.
    • Join Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company for Flag and Blinker Light signaling between the N.S. Savannah and John W. Brown
  • Visit heritage organizations that preserve the maritime history of the port, exhibits by maritime industry and enjoy activities.
  • Display of LEGO model ships
  • Food Trucks available.

Free Event ֎ Free Parking ֎ Rain or Shine

~ D I R E C T I O N S ~

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!!

THEN

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 historic grain elevator).

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

With special thanks to the crew of the N.S. Savannah!

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