Category: Education

Clearwater Campaign to "Float the Boat"

In autumn of 2009 the Clearwater organization began a five-year hull restoration project of the Hudson River sloop Clearwater. That winter, crew and shipwrights from Rondout Woodworking worked on the forward third of the vessel, replacing the frames, planks, stem…

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Job Opportunity: Educator at Antique Boat Museum

The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY, has an opening for the position of educator, to develop, administer, deliver and evaluate the museum’s educational programming. The educator works as part of the museum’s public programming department, shaping the museum’s visitor…

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Tall Ship Lynx Seeks a Deckhand

The Lynx is seeking a motivated, personable individual to fill a paid deckhand position, beginning immediately. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in traditional sailing and education. Lynx will be conducting educational programs and daysails in Nantucket through…

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San Salvador Launch Postponed

Update: Citing technical and logistical difficulties, the Maritime Museum of San Diego has cancelled the April 19th launch. A new launch date has not been announced. The Maritime Museum of San Diego has announced an April 19 launch date for…

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Jim Moores to Publish Moores’ Log on NMHS Website

Jim Moores founded Moores Marine in South Florida in 1986 after building commercial fishing boats and dories in Lubec, Maine. One particularly cold winter, he came to Palm Beach County with a box full of tools and learned he could…

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Summer Internship: HAER

The Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) and the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) have announced the HAER Maritime Documentation Internship, permitting a student or recent graduate of architecture or history and interested in maritime preservation to work as a…

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Lafayette's Hermione Voyage 2015

In April 2015, a handcrafted replica of the Hermione,­ the 18th century frigate that brought the young Marquis de Lafayette with French troops back to General Washington, will set sail to the United States from Port des Barques, France—replicating a historic…

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Massachusetts State Budget Approves $2 Million to Fund Mayflower II Restoration

CREDIT: Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II Massachusetts State Budget Approves $2 Million  to Fund Mayflower II Restoration Preservation Work Continues on the Historic Ship Given to America as a Symbol of Friendship Nearly 60 Years Ago Plymouth, MA–July 14, 2014 – Massachusetts…

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Coast Guard Art Program Presentation with Award-Winning Artist Karen Loew

The National Maritime Historical Society  Invites You to Join Us for a Coast Guard Art Program Presentation with Award-Winning Artist Karen Loew Saturday, 27 September, 2014 Coffee is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00 am. Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185…

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Coast Guard Inaugural Art Exhibit – Federal Hall National Memorial

Coast Guard Inaugural Art Exhibit Federal Hall National Memorial, 26 Wall Street, New York City August 1 though September 19, 2014 Karen Loew – Escorting the Harriet Lane Artwork depicting the United States Coast Guard’s multi-faceted missions will be on view…

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This Weekend on the Hudson River! Newburgh and Kingston Events

This Weekend on the Hudson River  Tour the Niña and Pinta on the Newburgh Waterfront Celebrate Hudson River Day in Kingston   Tour aboard the Niña & Pinta 18-20 July, 9am – 6pm Memorial Ceremony for HMS Bounty & US Coast…

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