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LATEST NEWS

2019 Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Yacht Club 24 October 2019

Online Registration Sponsorship Menu   The National Maritime Historical Society and Dinner Chairman Christopher J. Culver invite you to join us at the 2019 Annual Awards Dinner as we honor...

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Seminar Series Excursion to West Point Foundry & Kayak Tour 20 July, 2019

Due to the severe heat advisory for Saturday, 20 July, we will meet at the Putnam History Museum at 10 AM for coffee and registration; the program will be inside...

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Seminar Series: In Hostile Waters with William H. White 19 June, 2019

Join us Wednesday evening, 19 June for In Hostile Waters: The Cruise of USS Argus, a presentation with Author and NMHS Trustee William H. White Register Here for 19 June 2019 Welcome &...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. Tall Ships America–2019 Tall Ships Challenge

    June 29 - September 1
  2. Deep River Cemetery Tour

    July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Myths and Legends Onrust Brunch

    August 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
 

SEA HISTORY

Sea History 167 Cover

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Exxon Valdez Disaster

In the Pages of Sea History 167

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 167:  NMHS Legacy Society —Planning Your Legacy by Jessica MacFarlane A planned gift included in a will, living trust, or life insurance...

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Sea Cucumbers

By Richard King Captain Archer and his ship Glide sailed from Massachusetts in 1829, bound for Fiji to collect a cargo of sandalwood, tortoise-shell, and bêche-de-mer. At that time, many Fijian tribes bristled with warriors and cannibals. When Archer arrived, so many “savages” hounded his ship that his crew had to rig tall nets over…

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The National Maritime Historical Society is the national voice for America’s maritime heritage—helping to raise awareness of our nation’s history and the role seafaring has played in shaping the United States of America along with the rest of the world.

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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