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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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Men on USS Langley aircraft carrier watching plane takeoff
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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NMHS Appoints Cathy Green
as New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society (NMHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathy Green as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective March. 1, 2024. With…

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

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Restored archive print
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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Sperm Whale NOAA Fisheries
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Sperm Whale

By Richard King This August 1st marks the 200th birthday of Herman Melville, author of one of the most famous novels ever written in the English language. Moby-Dick’s dramatic ending pits the great white whale against the maniacal Captain Ahab, and things don’t end well for Ahab, his ship, or his crew. The sinking of…

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