City to Honor Harmon Donald Young with Plaque on Seaman’s Memorial


Ocean Springs, MS – The City of Ocean Springs will be honoring Mr. Donald Young on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. at the Seaman’s Memorial on Front Beach.

“I am excited to honor Mr. Young and present his plaque to be placed on the Seaman’s Memorial,” said Ward 6 Alderman, Mike Impey. “We are very fortunate to have this World War II Merchant Marine veteran living in our community.”

Young served aboard tankers as a merchant seaman during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

“I am glad that we can honor Mr. Young for his service to our country,” said Mayor Kenny Holloway. “Our community consists of special people with amazing stories and Mr. Young is no exception.”

This memorial is dedicated to Mississippi Merchant Mariners who have served their county in peace and in war.

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1800, Ocean Springs, MS 39566-1800
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