Maine Maritime to dedicate training vessel in honor of female captain

(CASTINE, Maine) — Maine Maritime Academy will celebrate the life of Susan J. Clark by dedicating the academy's 70-foot navigation training vessel in her name, the Penobscot Bay Pilot reported. Clark was a 1985 MMA graduate, the first female captain employed by Exxon and the first female harbor pilot in Portland, Maine. She died last year at age 48 after battling cancer.

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By Professional Mariner Staff