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2019 Annual Awards Dinner Auctions

Auction Catalog The 2019 Annual Awards Dinner is almost sold out, but it’s still not too late to sign up.  We do hope you will join us in honoring Captain Jean…

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Seminar Series: U-Boat Assault on America with Ken Brown 2 November

Join us Saturday, 2 November, 2019 for U-Boat Assault on America: Why the US was Unprepared for War in the Atlantic Seminar with Author Ken Brown Register Here for the Lecture…

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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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“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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SEA HISTORY for Kids

The Beaufort Scale

“It was blowing great guns from the Northwest… One reef after another, we took in the topsails, and before we could get them hoisted up, we heard a sound like a short, quick rattling of thunder, and the jib was blown to atoms….” —Richard Henry Dana Jr., Two Years Before the Mast (1840) Blowing great…

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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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