In partnership with operators and nonprofit supporters of the Port of New York and New Jersey, the New York Council Navy League is honored to present the 9/11 Boatlift 20th Anniversary Tribute, which will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial in Battery Park, Manhattan.
This event is being held to honor the heroes who participated in the world’s largest maritime evacuation and will include a shoreside ceremony, vessel procession and blessing of the fleet. Invited speakers include Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Admiral Karl Schultz, Commandant of the Coast Guard, former Director of Port Commerce at the Port Authority of NY/NJ and retired USCG Rear Admiral Rick Larrabee, and retired Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens, CEO of the Navy League of the United States.
Joining this event are the Transportation Institute, American Maritime Partnership, Towboat and Harbor Carriers Association, Passenger Vessel Association, Port Authority of NY/NJ, Sandy Hook Pilots and the Seaman’s Church Institute.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, you are encouraged to register here.
For more information, visit the NY Navy League's website here.
New York, NY 10004
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