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LATEST NEWS

Seminar Series: Incidents at Sea with Dr. David Winkler 23 February, 2019

Join us Saturday, 23 February for Incidents at Sea: American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, a presentation with Naval Historical Foundation Historian Dr. David Winkler Register Here for 23 February 2019 Welcome...

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2019 NMHS Annual Meeting & Heritage Conference 15-18 May, New Bedford

Registration & Sponsorship   Hotel Reservations The 56th Annual Meeting of the National Maritime Historical Society and the 45th Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History, along with the New Bedford...

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2019 National Maritime Awards Dinner at the National Press Club 2 May 2019

Register OnlineSponsorship OpportunitiesHotel Reservations   The National Maritime Historical Society and the National Coast Guard Museum Association invite you to join us as we honor three distinguished awardees at the...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. Kent’s Carvers and Clubs: Guides, Gunners and Co-ops

    April 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition

    October 1, 2018 - April 28, 2019
  3. Tall Ships America Annual Conference

    February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm
 

SEA HISTORY

SH 165 Winter 2018 Cover

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In the Pages of Sea History 165

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 165:    Into the Lifeboats: Abandoning the Packet Ship John Rutledge by Brian Murphy 150 people were aboard the packet ship John...

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SEA HISTORY for Kids

Great Lakes Ghost Ship: the Cornelia B. Windiate

Great Lakes Ghost Ship: the Cornelia B. Windiate By Cathy Green, Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Did you know that one of the busiest waterways in North America is on a freshwater sea? The Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth. Back when that part of North America was being settled,…

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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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