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SEA HISTORY 186
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2024 NMHS Live Auction – Washington, DC, 18 April 2024

Bidding is now open for the National Maritime Historical Society Live Auction featuring Lot 1: Two crew positions on Black Watch Lot 2: Maritime Adventure for 2 in the Big…

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Painting of two sailboats on the Hudson River

NMHS 61st Annual Meeting – Hudson Valley, NY, 19-21 July 2024

National Maritime Historical Society 61st Annual Meeting Peekskill, NY, 19-21 July 2024   Registration & Sponsorship >> Annual Meeting Feature in Sea History >> Welcome The Trustees of the National…

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Sailors on the USS Langley observe an Aeromarine 39-B during landing exercises, 1922. US Naval Institute.

Seminar Series: America’s First Aircraft Carrier – 21 March, 7:00 PM EST

Watch on YouTubeBuy the Book Guest Donation Thursday, 21 March 2024 7:00 PM EST Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series with a suggested $10…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Connecticut River Environmental Symposium

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Door County Classic & Wooden Boat Show

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - August 4 @ 4:00 pm
 

SEA HISTORY

Supercarrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) by Robert Gantt Steele watercolor, 14 x 18 inches

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UB-91 firing a torpedo at USS Tampa in Bristol Channel, Wales. Painting by John D. Wisinski, US Coast Guard Collection.

In the Pages of Sea History 186

Flying Cloud Buttersworth, Restored archived print Captain and Navigator, Husband and Wife: Josiah and Eleanor Creesy’s Record Run by David Hirzel Read this featured article    USS Slater by Len F….

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SEA HISTORY for Kids

Self-Steering Boat

Self-Steering Boat Who’s At the Helm? Spray, a Well-Balanced Boat, and the Advent of Self-Steering When planning his sailing expedition to study the natural phenomena of the Caribbean, naturalist Gilbert Klingel chose to build a replica of the Spray, the 37-foot boat made famous by Joshua Slocum, the first person to sail solo around the…

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