Capt. Charles Lehman was awarded the James v. Swift
Medal for his book A Riverman’s Lexicon.
(see WJ January 31)
Colonel John Aubrey, (Sheriff of Jefferson County) was
presented the Maritime Person of the Year award by
club president Michael Ash on behalf of the Louisville Club.
Michael Ash was presented the Propeller Club Person of
the Year award by club secretary Jack Reisz of Wooten’s
River Service on behalf of the Louisville Club.
Rev. Jim Wilkerson of Seaman’s Church performed the
Laying of the Merchant Mariner’s Memorial Wreath.
Rev. Jim Wilkerson of Seaman’s Church
Capt. Jamie Donahue, board vice president, presenting
the Maritime Person of the Year award to Coast Guard
Cmdr. Gregory Howard, in recognition of his years of
service to the Coast Guard, the industry and Louisville area.
Lee Stokes, board member and past president, presents the
Person of the Year honor to Stephanie Miller in
recognition of her years of contributions to the Louisville
club as a member and Honorary Board of Governors
Chaplain Jim Wilkerson of the Seaman’s Church who
delivered reef ceremony.
Str. America preparing to leave for Rose Island, ca. 1927.
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