The Council of American Master Mariners, Inc.

Houston Chapter

Meetings Held Monthly Except June-August (TAMUG)

Houston Chapter News


                             2018 Annual General Meeting

                             May 2-4

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About the Houston Chapter

The Houston Chapter serves the Houston and Texas Coast Ports. It recieved its charter into CAMM on April 6, 1967, making it the oldest chapter of CAMM. Captain Michael Mc Cright serves the chapter as President.


Become a Houston Chapter Member

Any member of the National CAMM in good standing, residing, working, or otherwise situated within the Houston area are eligible to join the Houston 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 Houston Chapter.


Annual dues for the Houston Chapter are $20. To apply for Houston Chapter Membership, please request an application from one of the chapter officers.


CAMM Houston Chapter

4620 Fairmont Pkwy, Suite 203

Pasadena, TX 77504

Tel: 281-487-4649

Fax: 281-487-0686



February 14, 2017

Time - 1130-1330~1400


Location - Private Dining room, adjacent to the cafeteria on TAMUG Campus

Guest - TBD

Topic - TBD


Meetings are regularly held monthly, with the exceptions of May – August, and resuming in September. 11:30 social, 12:00 luncheon and meeting.


2017 meeting dates are:


February 14, 2017; Date TBA - Speaker TBA

March 21, 2017; Date TBA - Speaker TBA

April 11, 2017; Date TBA - Speaker TBA


Guest speakers to be confirmed, we will revert with information when available.


Texas A&M University

Building 3004, RM 125

Seawolf Parkway

Galveston, TX 77029

Campus Map (pdf file)


This is in the school cafeteria and we have a private dining room (room 125) with PowerPoint projectors, up to date conference facilities. Official name of building is Mary Moody Northern Student Center. Cost per cafeteria meal is approximately $8.81, pay with cash or credit card.



Oral History Project

CAMM Houston’s Oral histories are on going, via the CAMM supported Veterans History Project, sponsored by the Library of Congress, American Folklife Center. Captain Michael Mc Cright has been responsible for promoting CAMM oral histories here in Houston for some time. Any member interested in recording their memories please contact Library of Congress, American Folklife Center., email: for a package.


Houston Maritime Museum:

The Museum’s Purpose

Maritime history is important to Houston, the second largest port in the United States; therefore, the purpose of the Houston Maritime Museum is to exhibit and to teach the many ways in which oceans influence not only world history but also every aspect of our daily lives. Join Us Today for a Voyage into Maritime History!


Houston Maritime Museum, 2204 Dorrington, Houston, TX 77030.

Tel. 713-666-1910     Fax. 713-838-8557

The Houston Maritime Museum is a 501 (c) 3, Non-Profit organization. All donations are tax free and greatly appreciated!






Captain Michael J. McCright

Office: 409-740-4882

Cell: 832-640-3993


Vice President / President-Elect

Captain Joe Perry


Captain Augusta "Gussie" Roth




Captain Wayne Farthing



Mailing Address

CAMM Houston Chapter

4620 Fairmont Pkwy, Suite 203

Pasadena, Texas 77504

Tel: 281-487-4649

Fax: 281-487-0686

The Council of American Master Mariners, Inc.