American MetalCraft Marine Sponsors Seaway Day

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Photo courtesy MetalCraft Marine

Sailing Seaway Clayton presented by Davidson Auto Group and Lake Ontario Realty announced that American MetalCraft Marine of Clayton, New York has been named title sponsor of Seaway Day on Saturday, June 18.

American MetalCraft Marine Seaway Day will feature tall ship Lynx, along with local vessels on display including tugboat Bowditch and former military landing vessels Thors Hammer and Maple Grove. The day will be capped off with a live performance by Bad Husbands Club at 7 p.m. in Frink Park.
 
In addition to the vessels on display at the Thousand Islands Regional Dock, American MetalCraft Marine will open their doors to the public as they host an Open House at their location on Riverside Drive in Clayton. The public is invited to stop in and check out the work performed by this small, but growing local boat manufacturing operation.   Based in Kingston, Ontario, MetalCraft Marine is best known in this area for the construction of Clayton’s fireboat Last Chance, as well as the Jefferson County Sherriff’s patrol boat and the new St. Lawrence Seaway Pilot boat based out of Cape Vincent, both of which were constructed at the Clayton facility.
 
Those interested in employment opportunities with American MetalCraft Marine are encouraged to bring along their resume on June 18.  American MetalCraft is currently accepting resumes for a wide range of manufacturing-sector positions.
 
“American MetalCraft Marine is a wonderful asset to the community, and their future looks very bright indeed,” said Michael Folsom, organizer of Sailing Seaway Clayton. “We welcome them as an event sponsor and key community contributor.”
 
“We are pleased to help assist in bringing the historically significant Lynx to Clayton, while MetalCraft Marine continues to add new chapters to the long history of boat building along the shores of the Saint Lawrence River” said Brendan Cameron of American MetalCraft Marine.
 
American MetalCraft Marine’s high speed patrol boats, fire boats, rescue boats and work boats are all built on the St. Lawrence River, including United States Navy tow boats, which are currently in production on Riverside Drive.
 
Sailing Seaway Clayton presented by Davidson Auto Group and Lake Ontario Realtyofficially kicks-off on Tuesday, June 14 at 12 Noon with the Grand Arrival of Lynx hosted by The Ship Watcher. 
 
Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Coast Guard Foundation to Honor USCG in Miami

The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

Maritime Broadband Opens Office in Greece

Maritime Broadband has expanded its worldwide footprint by opening an office, Maritime Broadband Hellas, in Athens, Greece. The new office addresses the growing

Renewable Energy: Schottel Tidal Turbines Ready For Use

In the last months SchottelĀ  successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbines in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2045 sec (5 req/sec)