National Maritime Day
State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 8:11pm.

video The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday.

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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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