I read my magazines all morning. Aunt Katie, Uncle Laten and Helen were by this afternoon. In the evening I went out and played.
|National Maritime Day was created by Congress on May 20, 1933.|
Its purpose is to recognize the maritime industry and its importance to the nation.
National Maritime Day is observd on May 22, the date that the American steampship
Savannah set sail from Savannah, GA, on the first ever transoceanic voyage under steam power.
It also honors the sacrifices of the men and women serving the United States in the Merchant Marine.