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Maritime Day 2021 - YouTube, Presidential Proclamation & Memorial Bike Ride

The Washington D.C. observance of National Maritime Day was broadcast on YouTube this year. The 40-minute ceremony can be viewed on the Maritime Administration’s YouTube channel at

National Maritime Day, May 22nd honors mariners who have served our nation in times of peace and war. The day is also a tribute to the maritime industry as a whole and its critical importance to our economy and national security.

The annual issuance of the President’s Maritime Day Proclamation honoring mariners and the U.S.-flag fleet is available by following this link:​2021/05/21/a-proclamation-on-national-maritime-day-2021/

The Washington DC-area based “Ride & Shine Bicycling Trailblazing Women” put together a fun and popular 6 minute video in honor of National Maritime Day as they biked around our nation’s capital visiting maritime-themed memorials. The video, which included a quick stop at M.E.B.A. Headquarters, can be viewed at this link:

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