Texian Navy Day 2021 to Honor Samuel May Williams, “Father of the Texas Navy”

Honoring Samuel May Williams
Father of the Texas Navy
Saturday, September 18, 2021

Texas Navy Association members, friends, and the public is invited to two events honoring Samuel May Williams, considered by many to be the Father of the Texas Navy. More details here:

Texas Navy Medallion Ceremony
11 a.m. to Noon, Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, near 40th Street and Avenue L in Galveston – signs and flags will direct. The general public is invited, but registration is requested (see below).

Map to Medallion Ceremony Location

Texian Navy Day Luncheon
1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Artillery Club in Galveston, 3102 Avenue O in Galveston. Luncheon is $25 per person, and reservations are required by September 9 (see below).
Map to Artillery Club Luncheon Location
Guest Speakers:

  • The Reverend Lillian Hyde – Invocation
  • Admiral Gordon Blocker, Filmmaker, Author and Researcher on the Life of Samuel May Williams
  • City and State officials, representatives of state and local historical organizations.
  • https://texasnavy.org/event-4426308/Registration