The Propeller Club
, Port of San Diego, announces their meeting on Oct. 12, with Capt. Kelly Sweeney
(of Pacific Maritime Magazine fame) speaking that day.
...We are excited to present to you our October invited speaker Captain Kelly Sweeney, Author and Editor, Pacific Maritime Magazine.Captain Kelly Sweeney graduated from the California Maritime Academy in 1983 with a degree in Nautical Industrial Technology.He
holds the highest Captain's license a Merchant Mariner can obtain: Master of Ocean Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons, and Master of Towing Vessels, Oceans.He
has sailed as an officer on nearly 40 ocean-going vessels, and continues to go to sea for a living.For the past five years he has been a columnist and contributing editor of Pacific Maritime Magazine, and is the author of the book, "From The Bridge."Captain Sweeney
grew up in Spokane, Washington and presently lives on an island in Puget Sound near Seattle with Frances, his
wife of twenty-one years.Captain Sweeney
has been interviewed on numerous local, regional, and national radio shows including George Noory's "Coast To Coast AM", Janet Parshall's "America", and the "Dave Ross Show"; discussing maritime terrorism and security, piracy, and the role of the Merchant Marine in Iraq.