Moshulu

Raymond E. Wallace (1917–1999) As a marine artist and historian, naval architect and prominent yachtsman, honorary trustee and patron of NMHS and board member of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, Ray Wallace’s professional and personal commitment to seafaring was renowned. At the age of fifteen Ray joined the Stranger expedition for 3 years as a…

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Portrait of Robert

Dr. Robert Ballard has located and explored such notable shipwrecks as the German battleship Bismarck; the lost fleet of Guadalcanal; the US aircraft carrier Yorktown; and John F. Kennedy’s boat, PT-109, and he is perhaps best known for the discovery of the wreck of RMS Titanic in 1985. He also led the team that discovered…

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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…

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Award Recipient

Stanley B. Haas led the team aboard the tanker Manhattan in the expedition to prove that a commercial vessel could traverse the Northwest Passage from the American East Coast to Alaska. Haas was a chemical engineer at Standard Oil/Humble Oil.

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Dan Walsh

In 2012, CAPT Don Walsh, USN (Ret.) 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: Lieutenant Don Walsh made history in January 1960 when he and Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard dove the bathyscaphe Trieste to the deepest place in…

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