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Howard Slotnick (1930-2020)

Donate to the Howard Slotnick Leadership Fund  Watch the Film      The trustees and staff of the National Maritime Historical Society mourn the loss of their dear friend and…

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Make a Donation  Join & Renew   Get on our Email List Like so many maritime and other organizations throughout the world, the coronavirus health crisis has had profound effects on…

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USS Olympia 1895-1901

In the Pages of Sea History 170

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 170:  National Maritime Awards Dinner and Washington Invitational Marine Art Exhibition The National Coast Guard Museum Association joins NMHS for the 2020…

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USS Olympia 1895-1901

In the Pages of Sea History 170

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 170:  National Maritime Awards Dinner and Washington Invitational Marine Art Exhibition The National Coast Guard Museum Association joins NMHS for the 2020…

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That Ship Looks Old … Is it?

Replicas vs. Historic Ships The Mayflower II that Krit Singh is working on is not the original ship that brought the Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620. The original Mayflower was last heard of in the historical record in May of 1624, when its owners had the ship appraised back in England. The ship was inspected…

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Our mission is to preserve and perpetuate the maritime history of the United States and to invite all Americans to share in the challenging heritage of seafaring.

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