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In the Pages of Sea History 154

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Fiddlers’ Green, Peter Stanford

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NMHS 2016 Annual Meeting – Newport, RI

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Headlines

  • Unveiling of Griffiths Headstone Planned for 23 July

    NMHS is proud to announce the planned unveiling of a headstone at the grave of legendary naval architect John W. Griffiths on Saturday, 23 July 2016. The ceremony will take place in Queens at the Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery at […]

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  • Nauticus to Purchase Schooner Virginia

    The Norfolk City Council voted on Tuesday to approve a plan for the Nauticus Foundation to buy the schooner Virginia. Under the proposed plan, Virginia would be docked next to the battleship Wisconsin and used for educational programming. Nauticus, an […]

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  • CBMM Announces Boat Auction

    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is holding its very first sealed-bid boat auction. Due to a large number of recent boat donations, up to 20 in-the-water boats—ranging in size and performance from cabin cruisers and sport fisherman to sailing […]

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  • Looking for an Organization to Take On Historic Ferry

    The custodian of the ferryboat Binghamton is searching for someone to take possession of the vessel. One of six steam-powered screw-propeller, double-ended ferryboats built by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock for the Hoboken Ferryboat Company in 1905, Binghamton […]

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  • South Street Receives $4.84 Million for Community Education Space

    The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) and the South Street Seaport Museum (SSSM) have announced $4.8 million in federal funds for the renovation of SSSM’s Water Street properties as an education and community space. The proposed allocation is made possible […]

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  • NOAA Announces Discovery of USS Conestoga

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the US Navy have announced the discovery of the wreck of USS Conestoga (AT-54), lost in 1921 en route to Pearl Harbor. Launched in 1903 from Baltimore’s Sparrows Point shipyard, Conestoga towed […]

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