5/22/2019: Thank you to all mariners on National Maritime Day

In this post, in honor of National Maritime Day, Rear Adm. Nadeau extends appreciation to all the mariners who are entrusted with the safety of passengers and crew and who keep our economy flowing every day.


5/22/2016: Honoring our nation’s mariners

Each year on May 22, we celebrate National Maritime Day. The day traces its roots to May 22, 1819, when the SS Savannah became the first steam ship to complete a transatlantic voyage.


5/22/2015: A personal thank you to mariners on National Maritime Day

In honor of National Maritime Day, the Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, with oversight of Coast Guard mariner credentialing, thanks maritime professionals for their contributions.