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Meetings Held Monthly Except June-August

Capt. Joe Hartnett

P.O. Box 700
Edgewater, MD 21037-0400
Vice President
Capt. Roger Hall
Sea-Going Vice President
Joseph Byrne Jr.
Capt. Christopher Yearwood

Chapter News

Ship Operations Cooperative Program
– Oct. 29, 2014
The Chapter will will participate in the Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) Fall Meeting at MITAGS on October 29, 2014. Please contact Captain Hartnett if you are interested in attending.

Guest Speaker, Acting MARAD Administrator Paul "Chip" Jaenichen at April Luncheon
Many thanks to all the CAMM members and guests who attended the meeting at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Captain Joe Hartnett, Captain Paul "Chip" Jaenichen, and Mr. Will Watson pose for a photo.

Next Meeting

Oct, 2016 Date TBA
1400 hrs
Baltimore Pilot Maritime Center, 3rd floor

Speaker for October Meeting TBD.

The Baltimore/DC Chapter will participate in the Propeller Club Annual Crab Feast on Thursday August 11, 2016. Contact Joe Hartnett for additional information.

The seafarer's Center is in need of volunteers for ship visits. Anyone interested in making ship visits for the Center please contact Joe Hartnett.

AOS Baltimore is seeking ship visitors. Contact Captain Hartnett if you are interested in visiting ships on behalf of AOS while they are in Baltimore harbor.

Chapter reminders
Please remit your 2016 chapter dues to Captain Yearwood.

Donation to AOS Baltimore
Captain Joe Hartnett and Captain Yearwood presented a donation to Msngr. FitzGerald of Apostleship of the Sea (AOS) Baltimore. They visited the Seafarer's Center following October's chapter meeting. The donation will be used to purchase phone cards so that seafarer's may call home during the Holiday season. Monsignor FitzGerald from AOS Baltimore attended discussed seafarer issues and needs in the Port of Baltimore at our October meeting.


Meetings will take place (unless otherwise noted) at the Pilot Maritime Center 3720 Dillon Street Baltimore, Maryland 21224. The meeting will commence at 1200. Please RSVP to CaptHartnett@mastermariner.org. All existing and prospective new members of CAMM are invited to attend. Meetings are held monthly, except June-August.

All existing members of the CAMM Balt/Wash Chapter are asked to contact CaptHartnett@MasterMariner.org and provide their updated contact information.


Any member of the National CAMM in good standing, residing, working, or otherwise situated within the Baltimore - Washington DC area are eligible to join this Chapter of CAMM. Members of the national Council not residing or working in the area described and not affiliated with another established chapter of the CAMM may be a member of and associate with the Baltimore - Washington DC Area Chapter.

We also offer a "Companion" membership class for members who are not members of National CAMM. Companion members shall have all the rights and privileges of active membership, with the exception of voting and holding elective office.

Annual dues for the Baltimore - Washington DC Area Chapter are $15. To apply for Chapter Membership, please contact Capt. Joe Hartnett.