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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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UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
  2. International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

    September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Madisonville LA Wooden Boat Festival

    October 12 - October 13
 

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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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Paper Nautilus

By Richard King In 1807, William Wood, a naturalist from England and an expert on shellfish, published Zoography, or, The Beauties of Nature Displayed. Exquisitely illustrated, the 3-volume treasure was meant to include the most fascinating animals on Earth. Wood wrote an especially glowing account of the paper nautilus, also known as the argonaut or…

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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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