Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet

September 8th, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame Induction Dinner celebrates the following 2023 Inductees:

  • Captain Sharon Dounce, Kalmar Nyckel tall ship and Wilmington port captain
  • Admiral Samual Francis DuPont, Civil War officer who helped to establish the US Naval Academy
  • Charles (Chuck) Fithian, maritime archeologist famous for preservation of the HMS DeBraak
  • Tracy Mulveny, Overfalls Foundation president known for preservation of maritime artifacts
  • Ronal Smith, Leader in Delaware Bay fisheries management and youth marine education

Please join Friends of the Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame in the Lewes Room at Irish Eyes in Lewes to honor these outstanding individuals.  The evening will consist of a cocktail hour with complimentary hors d'oeuvres (cash bar, no credit cards accepted), and a buffet dinner with wine followed by the induction ceremonies.  The ticket price is $85 per person. Please submit your payment check, payable to the Delaware Maritime Hall of Fame, and note the number of people for which the check covers meals. Send your check to:

Denise Seliskar
209 Shipcarpenter Street
Lewes, DE  19958
302-542-6797;  [email protected]

Please send reservation check as soon as possible, no later than August 17.  Past inductees and relatives are asked to wear their medallions.

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