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July 14, 2018

The Summer Sea Term Schedule has been updated:

7.14.18 Depart Tampa
7.16.18 Straights of Florida
7.20.18 Stapleton Anchorage New York Harbor
7.21.18 Fuel
7.21.18 Late Departure
7.23.18 Anchor in Cape Cod Bay
7.24.18 0630: Cape Cod Canal
7.24.18 0800: Maneuvering into Massachusetts Maritime Academy
7.24.18 0930: Secure in Buzzards Bay

See you soon!

 

Personnel Listings

Buzzards Bay, MA to Port Canaveral, FL

COO or Delegate
Dr. Todd Sutherland Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs
MART
Roth, Augusta D. Department Head
MARE
Dr. Kane, Matt Department Head
Ship's Crew
DePaolo, Jeremy Chief Mate
Moore, Andrew Mate, DTO
Commandant Staff
Davidson, Claude Commandant
Bertrand, Wayne Assistant Commandant
Crouse, Alex Assistant Commandant
Vorholt, Allen Assistant Commandant
Gok, Atilla Assistant Commandant
Residence Life
McCloud, Daisey Counselor
Cooke, Dylan Student Affairs Representative
Gore, Garry, M.D. Med Staff / Ship's Dr.
Thompsen, Canon Med Staff / Ship's Paramedic


Port Canaveral, FL to New Orleans, LA

 COO or Delegate
Capt. Allan Post Executive Director of Marine Education, Safety and Support Operations
MART
Roth, Augusta D. Department Head
MARE
Dr. Kane, Matt Department Head
Ship's Crew
DePaolo, Jeremy Chief Mate
Moore, Andrew Mate, DTO
Commandant Staff
Davidson, Claude Commandant
Bertrand, Wayne Assistant Commandant
Crouse, Alex Assistant Commandant
Vorholt, Allen Assistant Commandant
Gok, Atilla Assistant Commandant
Residence Life
McCloud, Daisey Counselor
Cooke, Dylan Student Affairs Representative
Gore, Garry, M.D. Med Staff / Ship's Dr.
Thompsen, Canon Med Staff / Ship's Paramedic


New Orleans, LA to Corpus Christi, TX

 COO or Delegate
Col. Michael Fossum Chief Operating Officer (TAMUG) and Vice President (TAMU)
MART
Roth, Augusta D. Department Head
MARE
Dr. Kane, Matt Department Head
Ship's Crew
DePaolo, Jeremy Chief Mate
Moore, Andrew Mate, DTO
Commandant Staff
Davidson, Claude Commandant
Bertrand, Wayne Assistant Commandant
Crouse, Alex Assistant Commandant
Vorholt, Allen Assistant Commandant
Residence Life
McCloud, Daisey Counselor
Cooke, Dylan Student Affairs Representative
Gore, Garry, M.D. Med Staff / Ship's Dr.
Thompsen, Canon Med Staff / Ship's Paramedic


Corpus Christi, TX to Tampa, FL

 COO or Delegate
Capt. Allan Post Executive Director of Marine Education, Safety and Support Operations
MART
Roth, Augusta D. Department Head
MARE
Dr. Kane, Matt Department Head
Ship's Crew
DePaolo, Jeremy Chief Mate
Moore, Andrew Mate, DTO
Commandant Staff
Davidson, Claude Commandant
Bertrand, Wayne Assistant Commandant
Vorholt, Allen Assistant Commandant
Admissions Staff
Booth, Amber Assistant Commandant
Residence Life
Bailey, Ken Counselor
Ford, Derrick Student Affairs Representative
Gore, Garry, M.D. Med Staff / Ship's Dr.
Thompsen, Canon Med Staff / Ship's Paramedic


Tampa, FL to Buzzards Bay, MA

 COO or Delegate
RADM Michael Rodriguez Superintendent, Texas A&M Maritime Academy
MART
Roth, Augusta D. Department Head
MARE
Dr. Kane, Matt Department Head
Ship's Crew
DePaolo, Jeremy Chief Mate
Moore, Andrew Mate, DTO
Commandant Staff
Davidson, Claude Commandant
Bertrand, Wayne Assistant Commandant
Admissions Staff
Deck, Ashley Assistant Commandant
Residence Life
Bailey, Ken Counselor
Ford, Derrick Student Affairs Representative
Gore, Garry, M.D. Med Staff / Ship's Dr.
Thompsen, Canon Med Staff / Ship's Paramedic

 

 

May 18, 2018

Shipmates,

We are on track to begin boarding Kennedy on May 26. To repeat my earlier update, transportation options to Massahusetts Maritime Academy are:

  1. From T.F. Green Airport - Peter Pan bus runs from TF Green Airport in Providence to Bourne, MA; https://webstore.peterpanbus.com/. Cost is approximately $26.00 one way.
  2. From Logan Airport - Plymoth Brockton Bus runs from Logan Airport in Boston to Sagamore commuter parking lot (approx. five (5) miles from Massachusetts Maritime Academy); https://www.p-b.com/bus-routes/. Cost is approx. $26.00 one way.
  3. Ride-sharing services (ex. Uber, Lyft, etc.) are also available any may be quicker & more cost effective.
  4. Cadets will board no earlier than 0900 on May 26th at:
    Massachusetts Maritime Academy
    101 Academy Drive
    Buzzards Bay, MA 02532
  5. Cadets will disembark in Buzzards Bay, MA on or about July 26th.
NEW INFROMATION: Embarked Commandant's Staff on board may be reached at (409) 621.6223.

Continue to monitor your official TAMUG email for updates!

 

 

May 8, 2018

Dear Shipmates,

The Texas A&M Maritime Academy continues preparations for our 2018 summer cruise aboard the T/S Kennedy.

  1. Cadets will board no earlier than 0900 on May 26th at Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 1010 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Cadets will disembark in Buzzards Bay, MA on or about July 26th. Monitor your official TAMUG email for updates.

  2. I recommend that you purchase a refundable airline ticket since the boarding date remains subject to change. Fly into either Providence, RI or Boston, MA.

  3. At present, our notional itinerary is as follows:
Arrive / Dock Port Depart / Undock
5/26/18, Sat Buzzards Bay, MA 5/30/18, Wed
6/7/18, Thurs Port Canaveral, FL 6/10/18, Sun
6/18/18, Mon New Orleans, LA 6/21/18, Thurs
6/29/18, Fri Corpus Christi, TX 7/2/18, Mon
7/10/18, Tues Tampa, FL 7/14/18, Sat
7/24/18, Tues Buzzards Bay, MA Discharge on 7/26/18, Thurs


If you have any further questions, please refer them to the staff of the Texas A&M Maritime Academy.


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