Shipyard Mystic Seaport

In 2010, Dana Hewson, Quentin Snediker, and the staff and volunteers of Mystic Seaport’s Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard were awarded with the NMHS Distinguished Service Award.  We recognized their many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Mystic Seaport stands out as a beacon of hope for the beleaguered ship preservation community, not only…

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Award Recipient

Captain Arie L. Bleicher (1919–2017) Born in Vienna, Captain Arie L. Bleicher enrolled in the maritime school in Civitavecchia, Italy, in 1937. He served as a seaman in a British Royal Engineers Company in WWII; he was captured in North Africa and remained a prisoner of war until the war’s end. He obtained his master’s…

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Williams Mystic

In 2019, Williams-Mystic: The Maritime Studies Program of Williams College at Mystic Seaport was awarded with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education.  We recognized its many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: The Williams-Mystic Program will receive the NMHS Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education for leadership in providing…

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Sea Education Association

In 1996, the Sea Education Association (SEA) was awarded with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education.  We recognized its many accomplishments in the evening’s awards dinner journal: Sea Education Association (SEA) is recognized with the NMHS Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Maritime Education. For more than four decades and over one…

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John Doswell

Captain John W. Doswell (1944-2015) Captain John W Doswell was a key figure in New York Harbor’s historic ship community, and we were honored to present him with the NMHS New York Harbor Historic Ship Steward Award of Excellence in May 2013 during our bicentenary meeting. We recognized him for his work as the executive…

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Timothy J. Runyan

In 2018, Dr. Timothy J. Runyan 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: Dr. Timothy J. Runyan is recognized with the NMHS David A. O’Neil Sheet Anchor Award for his work as an educator and leading…

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