In 2006, Gary Jobson was awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Gary Jobson is a world-class sailor, television commentator and author based in Annapolis, Maryland., who is dedicated to promoting sailing. He has won many championships in one design classes, the America’s Cup…

Read More
Stan Honey

In 2013, Stan Honey was awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Football fans will know Stan Honey for his invention of the technology that superimposes a yellow first-down line on the field seen via football game telecasts, giving viewers an instant grasp of…

Read More
James P. Delgado photo

James (Jim) Delgado has 44 years of scientific expertise in marine archaeology and deep-sea exploration, in addition to a solid background in history, museums, and outreach through media, film, and publications. He is a scholar and a world-recognized interpreter whose work has reached hundreds of millions of viewers around the world, especially through his six…

Read More
Rick Lopes

In 2013, Richardo Lopes was awarded with the David A. O’Neil Sheet Anchor Award at the Annual Awards Dinner. We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Rick Lopes discovered NMHS in 1982 when his uncle, who was very active in the repatriation and restoration of the schooner Ernestina (ex-Effie M. Morrissey),…

Read More
At the Helm

Walter Cronkite (1916-2009) History’s the most exciting story we can know. It’s our own story, after all, and bringing that story to life for people is our job. We in this society must do more to meet that challenge. – Walter Cronkite Walter Leland Cronkite Jr., broadcast journalist and American icon, loved sailing and the…

Read More
Ted Turner

In 2009, Ted Turner was awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award at the Annual Awards Dinner. We recognized his many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: In presenting the NMHS Distinguished Service Award to Mr. Turner, the Society honors Turner’s dedication, vision, and influence as a proponent of America’s maritime heritage, and his…

Read More