U.S. Merchant Marine photo contest winners announced

Along the banks of the St. Johns River, close to where American cargo vessels sail and dock each week, Propeller Club of Jacksonville President Jeff Price announced the winners of the inaugural American Merchant Marine Instagram 2018 photo contest.

Winners included:

  • First place: @tlsjax, Stephanie Bush of O’neal Transportation – Truck Logistics Services
  • Second place: @stjohnsbarpilots, Capt. Chris Mons of the St. Johns Bar Pilot Association
  • Third place: @merc0586, Brian Mercurio of Maersk Line Limited
  • Fourth place: @zfox141, Zach Fox of JZ Expedited Companies

Congratulations to the winners!

The announcement was made at the Propeller Club Maritime Day Celebration on May 22, 2018. Celebrated since 1933, Maritime Day is an official U.S. holiday, held to honor those lost at sea in service to the maritime industry and our country; and, to recognize the importance of waterborne commerce and the contributions of the U.S. Merchant Marine in support of our military and country.

Learn more about the U.S. Merchant Marine and Jones Act.