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 the 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 member.
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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