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2021 National Maritime Awards Show – 6 May 2021 at 6:30 PM ET

RegisterBecome a SponsorSponsorship  (PDF) Art Gallery  Silent Auction   The National Maritime Historical Society in association with The National Coast Guard Museum Association with the Naval Historical Foundation invite you…

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2021 NMHS Invitational Art Gallery Featuring ASMA Artists

Back by popular demand, NMHS is honored to present the 2021 American Society of Marine Artists Invitational Gallery, hosted by acclaimed marine artist Patrick O’Brien. Thanks to his leadership, we…

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NMHS 58th Annual Meeting 30 July-1 August 2021

Annual Meeting Registration >> Welcome The Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society are delighted to invite members to join us for our 58th Annual Meeting the weekend of 30…

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SEA HISTORY

Kalmar Nyckel Underway in Delaware Bay, 2019, photo by Jon Caspar

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Murder on the High seas

In the Pages of Sea History 174

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 174:    American Society of Marine Artists Invitational Gallery Check out some of our favorite selections for the upcoming online exhibition and…

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Leopard Electric Ray

By Richard King Eugenie Clark was a pioneer of marine biology, especially in the study of reef fish and sharks in their natural habitats. The daughter of a Japanese mother and an American father, Clark grew up in New York City in the 1920s and ’30s, fascinated from the earliest age by fish in aquaria….

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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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