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In the Pages of Sea History 171

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 171:  Fiddler’s Green “Wrap me up in me oilskins and jumper. No more on the docks I’ ll be seen. Just tell…

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Maritime Museums Get Creative with Virtual Resources

With a record number of people going online for information and entertainment, maritime museums the world over have gotten creative with providing resources to support and promote our seafaring heritage….

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The Howard Slotnick Leadership Fund: Celebrate Howard’s Legacy with a Gift

Match my Gift to the Howard Slotnick Leadership Fund   In April 2020 with heavy hearts we shared the sad news that Howard Slotnick, our dear friend, shipmate, chairman emeritus,…

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Mayflower Launch Day

In the Pages of Sea History 171

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 171:  Fiddler’s Green “Wrap me up in me oilskins and jumper. No more on the docks I’ ll be seen. Just tell…

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SEA HISTORY for Kids

Wind and the Sailor

Wind and the Sailor Sailors rely on wind to get where they are going. When sailing ships ruled the waves and trade turned into a global enterprise, learning about the earth’s winds became very important. Even power ships prefer not to steer into a strong headwind, and in the Age of Sail, ship captains chose…

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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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