The Maine Ocean Studies Foundation hosted its annual Captains’ Dinner fundraiser at the Samoset Resort Aug. 6, to continue its mission dedicated to supporting the education of students who have an interest in the maritime economy.

Capt. Mike Flanagan was recognized for his dedication to the Maine Ocean Studies Foundation, his years in the Merchant Marine and Naval Reserves.

Guest speaker Adam Philbrook gave a presentation on being a Penobscot Bay (shipping) pilot.

Pilot Adam Philbrook was the guest speaker at the Maine Ocean Studies Foundation Captains’ Dinner, held at the Samoset Resort Aug. 6.