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The Hampton Roads Chapter is looking for volunteers to assist in running the chapter. If you are interested, please contact Elizabeth Fletcher, Chapter Chairwoman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern California Chapter News
The Southern California Chapter met on August 6 on board the RMS Queen Mary. Jim Shuttleworth gave a presentation on the Pacific Mail Steamship Company, followed by a talk with Bill Keene on eliminating yellow fever and controlling malaria during the building of the Panama Canal.
The Chapter’s next meeting will be the annual Fall Tea on board the Queen Mary on Saturday, November 5. All persons interested in maritime history or just ships in general are welcome at the SoCal Chapter meetings, and refreshments are served.
The SoCal Chapter produces a journal/newsletter, Ocean Times, with several maritime history/current articles. It covers all aspects of powered vessels, both new and old, from early steamships to turbines, motorships, freighters, passenger ships, etc. This month’s issue features “SS Corsair And the First Regular Cruises to Mexico” by Shawn Dake, “Some Pacific Mail Steamship Company Ships” by Jim Shuttleworth, and “Ships 101: The Parcel Tankers” by James Shaw.
Contact Jim Shuttleworth for information at Jimpinxit@gmail.com or (909) 595-6655. Yearly dues are $15 per individual, $20 per family (or multiple persons at same address).
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