Take A Trip on the SS Middletown

Navesink Maritime Heritage Association (NMHA) is pleased to announce that Charles Abel, a Fair Haven resident and NMHA Board Member, will give a talk entitled “24 Thousand Tons Heading Back for More” at Bahrs Restaurant on February 21st.

Charles spent 16 years on the SS Middletown, a bulk carrier carrying iron ore, stone, coal plying the Great Lakes. He spent the last thirteen years as Chief Engineer and he will give an illustrated and informative talk about the ship and his adventures on her (when the Great Lakes are ice-free). This 66-year old ship has many stories to tell and Charles will take us aboard for one season of sailings.

7:30pm: Coffee & cookies. 8:00pm: Presentation. 9:00pm: Close.

FREE event, ALL are welcome.

Come early to Bahrs and enjoy a drink and snack at the bar or a meal in the restaurant. The oysters are great!


Copyright © 2018 Navesink Maritime Heritage Association
Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County’s maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and the boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County’s wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through experiential experiential on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for coed youth age 14-21.

For more information, contact Michael Humphreys at: myhumphreys@gmail.com

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