H.Con.Res.109 - Honoring the services and sacrifices of the United States merchant marine.107th Congress (2001-2002)
Summary: H.Con.Res.109 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)
Honors the service and sacrifice by members of the U.S. merchant marine.
Passed House without amendment (05/21/2001)
Recognizes: (1) the critical role played by vessels of the U.S. merchant marine fleet in transporting equipment, supplies, and personnel in support of the Nation's defense; and (2) the historical significance of May 22 as National Maritime Day, which commemorates the anniversary of the first transoceanic voyage under steam propulsion.
Encourages the American people and appropriate government agencies to recognize the services and sacrifices of the U.S. merchant marine through appropriate ceremonies and activities.
Requests that all ships under the U.S. flag prominently display the flag on such day.