Merchant Marines
Ceremony honors sacrifice of Merchant Marines in WWII
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 3:56pm.

A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River today in remembrance of the Merchant Marines who served during World War II.

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Ceremony honors Merchant Marines
Submitted by Courtney Brooks on Tue, 05/25/2010 - 2:36pm.

The event was part of National Maritime Day, which was established in 1933. It recognizes the role the US Merchant Marines play in ensuring national security. It is also a chance to remember those Merchant Marines who lost their life during World War II.

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