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A black and white photo side profile of a woman looking closely at a maritime chart.
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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Painting of two sailboats on the Hudson River

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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Photo of NMHS honorees and staff at the New York Yacht Club

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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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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global map with small ship models and a laptop on the right

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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oil painting of vessels
Patrick O'Brien

National Maritime Awards Dinner — 18 April 2024

Painting by Patrick O’Brien The trustees of the The National Maritime Historical Society invite you to join us for the 2024 National Maritime Awards Dinner National Press Club Thursday, 18 April 2024 as we honor three esteemed award recipients Major General…

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poster of merchant marine from wwII
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Seminar Series: My Time in the US Merchant Marine – 9 December 2023

My Time in the US Merchant Marine: Forty Years of Change and Innovation with Captain Robert N. Anderson   Saturday, 9 December 2023 In-person and Live-streamed at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Cortlandt Yacht Club, 238 Ferry Road, Montrose,…

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Photo of the Rose ship on the horizon
The Rose. Photo: Will Sofrin

Seminar Series: All Hands on Deck – 18 November 2023

All Hands on Deck A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World with Author Will Sofrin Saturday, 18 November 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for ZOOM >>Buy the Book >>Guest…

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Photo from 1867 of the Oneonta sidewheeler on Columbia River.
Oneonta sidewheeler on Columbia River, 1867. Photo: Oregon Historical Society.

Seminar Series: Battle for the Columbia River – 23 September 2023

Battle for the Columbia River The Rise of the Oregon Steam Navigation Company with Author Mychal Ostler Saturday, 23 September 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register for ZOOM >>Buy the Book >>Guest Donation >> Seminars…

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Photo of the Ship S. A. Agulas II in Ice
Colin de la Harpe

NMHS Special Event with Mensun Bound

The National Maritime Historical Society presents The Ship Beneath the Ice: The Discovery of Shackleton’s Endurance with Mensun Bound Tuesday, 26 September 2023 7:00 PM South Street Seaport Museum Aboard the Wavertree 89 South Street, New York City Register for…

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Black Baller Passing the Battery in 1829, by Gordon Grant. Photo: South Street Seaport Museum.

Seminar Series: A Great & Rising Nation with Michael Verney – 25 March 2023

A Great and Rising Nation: Naval Exploration and Global Empire in the Early US Republic with Historian and Author Michael A. Verney Saturday, 25 March 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Watch on YouTube >>Buy the…

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Photo: The Mariners' Museum and Park.

NMHS 60th Annual Meeting – Newport News, VA, 14-16 April 2023

National Maritime Historical Society 60th Annual Meeting Newport News, VA, 14-16 April 2023   Registration & Sponsorship >> Annual Meeting Feature in Sea History >> Welcome This year the National Maritime Historical Society will celebrate its 60th anniversary, and we…

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On the Waterfront: Washington, DC, in 1899, by Patrick O'Brien.

2023 National Maritime Awards Dinner – Washington, DC, 9 May 2023

Photos from the evening >> National Maritime Awards Dinner Feature in Sea History >> The National Maritime Historical Societyinvites you to join us for the2023 National Maritime Awards Dinner as we honor three esteemed award recipientsUSS Constitution MuseumCongressman Joseph D….

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Solar Eclipse, 1851 by Bengt Nordenberg. Photo: NM Stockholm.

Seminar Series: Solar Eclipse Chasing with Joe Rao – 25 February 2023

Adventures of an Eclipse Chaser with Meteorologist Joe Rao Saturday, 25 February 2023 Zoom Lecture at 11:00 AM EST, Q&A to Follow Register Here to Join Us on Zoom >>Guest Donation >> Seminars are free to attend, although we hope…

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Ideal-X. Photo courtesy Maersk/Sealand.

Seminar Series: Mega Shipping with Angus Gillespie – 28 January 2023

Register Here >>Guest Donation Get the Book/E-Book >> Register Here for the Zoom Seminar Saturday, 28 January 2023 Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series…

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