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Port of Anchorage

Maritime Memorial

The Anchorage Port Commission has launched a maritime memorial program to recognize individuals who helped to shape the Port of Anchorage and the Cook Inlet maritime industry since the Port’s opening in 1961.  The Memorial will be located at the newly constructed Security Command and Control facility on Roger Graves Road at the entrance to the Port.

The Memorial will consist of a plaque explaining the purpose for the Memorial and a list of the names of the individuals honored thereon. A more detailed explanation of what each individual has contributed to the Port of Anchorage will be made available for viewing inside the Security Office lobby. The plaque itself will be located in a park-like setting near the anchor and large ship’s propeller display, and the current flag poles.

To submit nominations:

  1. The nominee must be deceased.
  2. The nominee must have a maritime affiliation, either land or sea.
  3. A description of the nominee’s contribution must be submitted with the name, and it must include detailed information on the service provided or historic event to which the nominee contributed.
  4. Nominations must be forwarded no later than March 15th each calendar year to:

Port of Anchorage Memorial Nomination Committee
c/o The Port of Anchorage
2000 Anchorage Port Rd.
Anchorage, AK  99501

Or via .PDF file sent to:

To Make A Monetary Tax-Deductible Contribution, checks must be made out as follows:

To:    Alaska Community Foundation
Anchorage Park Foundation

In the “Memo” portion of check, clearly write "Maritime Memorial Fund"

    • Port of Anchorage
    • Director: Richard Wilson
    • 2000 Anchorage Port Road, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-6200