Category: Events

2019 National Maritime Awards Dinner Silent Auction

Silent Auction Catalog In addition to honoring the Honorable Thomas J. Ridge, Admiral Jay L. Johnson, USN (Ret.), and Williams-Mystic, one of the many exciting features of the National Maritime Awards Dinner is the Silent Auction.  Even if you are...

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2019 National Maritime Awards Dinner at the National Press Club 2 May 2019

Art ExhibitionSilent AuctionSponsorshipAccomodations The National Maritime Historical Society and the National Coast Guard Museum Association look forward to honoring three distinguished awardees at the National Maritime Awards Dinner on Thursday, 2 May 2019 at the National Press Club in Washington,...

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2019 National Maritime Awards Dinner Art Exhibition

Washington Dinner The strong ties between the National Maritime Historical Society and the American Society of Marine Artists will be on full display at the 2019 National Maritime Awards Dinner in Washington, DC, on 2 May 2019. The late Peter Stanford, NMHS president emeritus,...

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2019 NMHS Annual Meeting & NASOH Conference 15-18 May, New Bedford

Registration & Sponsorship   Hotel Reservations   Paper Abstracts The National Maritime Historical Society looks forward to welcoming you this 15-18 May 2019 in historic New Bedford, Massachusetts for the 56th NMHS Annual Meeting, held jointly with the North American Society for...

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Seminar Series: In Hostile Waters with William H. White 19 June, 2019

Join us Wednesday evening, 19 June for In Hostile Waters: The Cruise of USS Argus, a presentation with Author and NMHS Trustee William H. White Register Here for 19 June 2019 Welcome & Refreshments at 6:30 PM, Lecture at  7:00 PM Hendrick Hudson...

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Seminar Series: Business of Shipping with Ira Breskin 23 March, 2019

Join us Saturday, 23 March for The Business of Shipping, a presentation with Author and Humanities Department Senior Lecturer at SUNY Maritime College Ira Breskin Register Here for 23 March 2019 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free...

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Seminar Series: Incidents at Sea with Dr. David Winkler 23 February, 2019

Join us Saturday, 23 February for Incidents at Sea: American Confrontation and Cooperation with Russia and China, a presentation with Naval Historical Foundation Historian Dr. David Winkler Register Here for 23 February 2019 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick...

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Seminar Series: Billion Oyster Project with Peter Malinowski 26 January, 2019

Join us Saturday, 26 January for The Billion Oyster Project, a presentation with Executive Director Peter Malinowski Register Here for 3 November, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY When...

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Hudson River Lighthouses II: Seminar with Scott Craven 1 December, 2018

Join us Saturday, 1 December for Hudson River Lighthouses Part II, a presentation with local historian Scott Craven.  Stay for the Holiday Potluck! Register Here for 1 December, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM, Potluck Lunch to Follow. Cortlandt Yacht...

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Celebrating the Erie Canal Bicentennial

Celebrate the Bicentennial of the Erie Canal with a waterfront adventure – get out on the water, hike or cycle the canalway trail and experience canal heritage.  Great things are coming in 2019! Erie Canal Bicentennial Map Your Journey Sample Travel Itineraries   ...

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2018 Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Yacht Club 25 October

View Dinner Photos What a night!  Thursday 25 October we celebrated the accomplishments of three most esteemed recipients at our 2018 Annual Awards Dinner. Dr. Timothy J. Runyan received the NMHS David A. O’Neil Sheet Anchor Award in recognition of...

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Hell Around the Horn: Seminar with Rick Spilman 3 November, 2018

Join us Saturday, 3 November for Hell Around the Horn, a nautical presentation and book signing with author Rick Spilman Register Here for 3 November, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road,...

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Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt: Seminar with Michael Dyer 22 September, 2018

Join us Saturday, 22 September for O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt Presentation and Book Signing with Author and Curator at New Bedford Whaling Museum Michael Dyer Register Here for 22 September, 2018 Welcome & Refreshments at...

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Hudson River Maritime Museum

Seminar Series Excursion to Hudson River Maritime Museum 21 July, 2018

We had a great time Saturday, 21 July 2018 at the NMHS Seminar Series Excursion to the Hudson River Maritime Museum and Scenic Hudson Lighthouse Cruise.   We met in the morning at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in the...

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The Sunken Gold

Sunken Gold: Seminar with Joseph Williams 20 June, 2018

Join us Wednesday, 20 June 2018 for The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History – Presentation and Book Signing with Author Joseph Williams. On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off...

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