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. 

Welcome New Members

Van Lynn, Pond & Co.
Peter Hoffman, 
Savannah Tech
Stephanie Wagner,
Ace Drayage
Frank Hotchkiss

Carey W. Harriott, Jr, Savannah Pilots Association
William Barrs, Georgia Ports Authority
Bruce Kuzma, Georgia Ports Authority
Jim Tatum, Graybar Electric Co., Inc.
Andrew Zeigler, National Cargo Bureau
Dawn Stefanello, Customs and Border Protection
Chris Carter,  Collectron Inc.


2018 Maritime Person of the Year
Tony Pizzo
Ships of the Sea Museum

2018 Propeller Club Member of the Year
Emily Goldman
Georgia Ports Authority

Local Events


Thursday, January 17 - Board Meeting
Friday, January 18 - Annual Oyster Roast - Savannah Yacht Club
Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m.
Oyster Roast begins at 6:30 p.m.
Buffet opens at 7:00 p.m.
The Rogues Band

Thursday, February 14 - Member Meeting
Thursday, February 21 - Board Meeting

Thursday, March 14 - Member Meeting
Thursday, March 21 - Board Meeting

Thursday, April 11 - Member Meeting
Thursday, April 18 - Board Meeting

Thursday, May 16 - Board Meeting
Laurel Groves North Cemetery - Wreath Laying (TBD)
National Maritime Day (TBD)

All Board Meetings and Membership Meetings are held at the Pirates House unless specifically noted.

International Club News

  • 2019 Salute to Congress scheduled

    The International Propeller Club's 35th annual Salute to Congress event will take place on May 1, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia.  The Salute is the Club's opportunity to thank a Member of Congress for his or her support of the maritime industry.  Details ... More

Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thank you Joel for such a thorough description of the situation and ways that we can help, as well as including actions we can take to reinstate funding for NOAA personnel. All of these men and women provide services upon which we rely so heavily. It ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I am sure all members of the International Propeller Club are well aware of the government shutdown that is now approaching its fourth week. The shutdown requires that "essential personnel" report for work even though they will not be paid until a resolution ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Thank you, Wendy and the Propeller Club of Portsmouth! Look on Waves today for a message from me about how individuals and Ports can help the government employees affected by the shutdown! Joel ------Original Message------ The Propeller ...

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