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Specialist Mary Palmquist, a WAVE working at the Hydrographic office during World War II.

Seminar Series: Lethal Tides with Catherine Musemeche – 6 June, 7:00 PM EST

Register to AttendBuy the Book Guest Donation Thursday, 6 June 2024 7:00 PM EST Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series with a suggested $10 Seminar Guest donation.   Join us as Dr. Catherine Musemeche recounts…

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NMHS 61st Annual Meeting – Hudson Valley, NY, 19-21 July 2024

National Maritime Historical Society 61st Annual Meeting Peekskill, NY, 19-21 July 2024   Registration & Sponsorship >> Annual Meeting Feature in Sea History >> Welcome The Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society invite all members to join us for…

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NMHS Appoints Cathy Green
as New Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society (NMHS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathy Green as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective March. 1, 2024. With more than 25 years of experience in the maritime heritage…

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Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Yacht Club 26 October 2023

View Photo Gallery >>Dinner Recap in Sea History 185 >>   It was wonderful to gather again at the historic New York Yacht Club to honor the outstanding maritime accomplishments of James R. Barker & Mark W. Barker, Edward W. Kane,…

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painting by Patrick O’Brien
USS United States on Patrol, by Patrick O’Brien.

2024 NMHS Maritime Art Gallery

The National Maritime Historical Society presents The 2024 NMHS Maritime Art Gallery 18 April 2024 – National Press Club – Washington, DC  an exhibition debuting at the National Maritime Awards Dinner  Descriptions from the Artists Under the leadership of marine…

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Benedict Arnold, 1780. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

NMHS Seminar Series: God Save Benedict Arnold with Jack Kelly

God Save Benedict Arnold: The True Story of America’s Most Hated Man with Jack Kelly Thursday Evening, 22 February 2022 Zoom Lecture at 7:00 PM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for the ZOOM >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Seminars…

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NMHS Virtual Seminar: Exploring Online Research Tools for Ship and Maritime History with Peter McCracken

Exploring Online Research Tools for Ship and Maritime History with Peter McCracken Saturday, 27 January 2024 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for the ZOOM >>Guest Donation >> Seminars are free to attend, although we hope…

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