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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

  • 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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  • South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition

    In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway on its flagship, Wavertree, South Street Seaport Museum has announced its first post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, Street of Ships: The Port and Its People. The exhibition will debut on 17 March 2016, and […]

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