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The World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society - Ben Lyons

     Ben Lyons is a 34-year-old graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Fascinated by ships since he was age 5, Ben has been on more than 55 cruises, ranging from clipper ships in Thailand to Mississippi riverboats and Caribbean megaships. He became the first American officer ever in Cunard Line's history when he joined Queen Mary 2, which he left after 5 years as the liner's Chief Officer.

     As Chief Officer and Captain onboard Lindblad Expedition’s National Geographic Explorer, he has sailed in some of the most remote waters in the world, including Antarctica and the Arctic. Lyons also holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.

     We are lucky to have Ben with us at WOCLS!

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Annual Full Membership is only $30.00 USA / $36.00 Foreign. Member receive

  • Ocean & Cruise News ...our monthly newsletter since 1980
  • Invitations to Ship visits
  • Invitations to Shoreside Lectures
  • Shipboard Credit Coupons (2018 Holland America Voyages.. $30 per person Outside...$50 per person Suite (Terms and Conditions apply)
  • $10 Credit on Maritime Prints by Stephen Card

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