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Nominees for the 2007 Seamanship Trophy must be
“Distinguished seamanship,” as defined by the Trophy by-laws, is an act representing the highest standards of professional competence at sea in the presence of extreme peril to life and/or property, or under adverse and severe weather conditions.
Nominations for the Seamanship Trophy should include the following information: the name of the candidate, the vessel and its owner; the date, time and place of the incident; and pertinent weather conditions. If possible, an abstract or photocopy of the ship’s log, eyewitness accounts, U.S. Coast Guard reports, newspaper stories and other supporting documents should accompany the nomination.
All nominations for the 2007 award should be sent by December 15, 2007 to: The Secretariat, American Merchant Marine Seamanship Trophy, Public Information Office, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy,