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Maine Maritime to dedicate training vessel in honor of female captain

Sep 12, 2013 03:36 PM

Susan J. Clark graduated first in her class at MMA and was the first female captain employed by Exxon

(CASTINE, Maine) — Maine Maritime Academy will celebrate the life of Susan J. Clark by dedicating the academy's 70-foot navigation training vessel in her name, the Penobscot Bay Pilot reported. Clark was a 1985 MMA graduate, the first female captain employed by Exxon and the first female harbor pilot in Portland, Maine. She died last year at age 48 after battling cancer.

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