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In the Pages of Sea History 168

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 168:  NMHS 2019 Annual Awards Dinner NMHS will once again fill the New York Yacht Club with maritime community fellowship this October,…

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Seminar Series: Nathaniel Bowditch with Tamara Thornton 21 September

Join us Saturday, 21 September for Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: an Illustrated Presentation with Author Tamara Thornton  Register Here for the Lecture Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM,…

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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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“Amazing Grace” Hopper

In the Pages of Sea History 168

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 168:  NMHS 2019 Annual Awards Dinner NMHS will once again fill the New York Yacht Club with maritime community fellowship this October,…

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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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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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