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Meet a Mariner Day

10:00a to 3:00p
Sat, May 19, 2018

Sea Star Base Galveston
7509 Broadway
Galveston, Tx 77554

Margaret Candler
(409) 526-2560 or (713) 775-4948

Everyone is invited to come out to meet maritime professionals. Mariners will discuss duties and responsibilities associated with maritime vessels and will give tours of their vessels, if possible.

Meet a Mariner Day provides an opportunity to meet professional mariners aboard their vessels and to promote maritime education and career pathways, education and safety. The special guest is NASA Astronaut Michael R. Barratt. Not only will you get the chance to meet an astronaut, there are lots of family friendly activities including a scavenger hunt.

Celebrate National Maritime Day (May 22) on Saturday May 19th to commemorate the date that the American steamship Savannah sailed from the United States to England. This marked the first successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean using steam propulsion.

This event is free and open to the public.  Complimentary parking and overflow shuttle available.  Refreshments and food available for purchase.

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