Welcome. The Savannah maritime community is a diverse and active group of shippers, shipping lines, surveyors, agents, insurers, tug and barge operators, port facilities, pilots, bankers, educators, lawyers, warehouse operators, and all the associations that contribute to the operations of the port and its efficiency, safety, and security.

The Propeller Club of the United States is a non-profit organization whose membership represent every aspect of the maritime industry and reside throughout the United States and overseas. The Club is dedicated to the enhancement and well-being of all interests of the maritime community both on a national and international basis. 


2017 Maritime Person of the Year
CMDR Amy Beach
Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Unit, Savannah

2017 Propeller Club Person of the Year
Captain Jonathan Claughton
Savannah Riverboat Cruises

Welcome New Members

Charlie Harper, PolicyBEST
Gary Oetgen, 
One Digitial Health & Benefits
Myra Reynolds, 
John S. James Co.
Jill James, 
John S. James Co.
Tom Mahoney III, 
Mahoney & Cole PC
Hanna Mullins,
Barnett Southern Group
John Porter, Morgan Stanley
Jed Young, PORTCITY Logistics

Local Events

 Thurs., August 17th - Board Meeting
Also in August
Wednesday, August 2nd, Maritime After Hours - Tubby's Tankhouse Thunderbolt
Thursday, August 3rd, 6 p.m. -- Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum presents The Jasper Ocean Terminal --
Part of the summer lecture series. It will be a discussion with Dr. Thomas G. Anderson, Ph.D., MD, Captain, United States Navy, Ret. Admission is free.

 Thurs., September  14th - Member Luncheon at the Pirates' House. Gather at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon.
 Thurs., September  21st - Board Meeting
Also in September
Wednesday, September 6th, Maritime After Hours - TBA

 Thurs., October 12th - State of the Port (NEW DATE!)
Port.jpgAlso in October
Fri., October 13th --
2017 Maritime Community Charity Golf Tournament. At the Club at Savannah Harbor 8:30am Shotgun Start, Registration info to follow soon. For information see: savannah.propellerclub.us/new-item7

Proceeds from the tournament will go to MLET, International Seamans House and Bethel Maritime
Wednesday, October 4th, Maritime After Hours - TBA

Thurs., November 16th - Board Meeting
Also in November
Wednesday, November 1 - Maritime After Hours, Indigo Hotel

Please note we will not be holding a Members' Luncheon this month
Thurs., December 21th - Board Meeting
Also in December
Wednesday, December 6th, Maritime After Hours, Tubby's Tankhouse Thunderbolt

January 2018
Friday, January 19th - OYSTER ROAST
at the Savannah Yacht Club. The invitation will be sent via email later this year.

International Club News

  • Sen. Mazie Hirono to be Honored by Propeller Club

    The Honorable Mazie K. Hirono (Hawaii) has been named the 33rd recipient of the Club's annual Salute to Congress award, to be presented May 2 in Arlington, Va.

    Senator Hirono will be recognized for her support of the United States maritime industry ... more

Club Events Elsewhere


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