Category: Events

2016 Annual Awards Dinner – New York Yacht Club 26 October

The National Maritime Historical Society invites you to join us in honoring those who have contributed to our maritime heritage. ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER WEDNESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 2016 NEW YORK YACHT CLUB, NEW YORK CITY CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EVENT PHOTOS…

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Special July Event: Launching the Andrea Doria Lifeboat

The Andrea Doria Lifeboat Launching—60 Years Later Saturday, 30 July 2016 10:00 am–4:00 pm Discovering, recovering, restoring and re-launching Andrea Doria’s Lifeboat #1, at the Maritime Academic Center, State University of New York Maritime College. Mark Koch, a dive manager from the New…

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2016 National Maritime Awards Dinner – Washington, DC 21 April

The National Maritime Awards Dinner, an event of the National Maritime Historical Society and the Naval Historical Foundation, was held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on 21 April. Please visit our photo gallery from the event.

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Unveiling of Griffiths Headstone Planned for 23 July

NMHS is proud to announce the unveiling of a headstone at the grave of legendary naval architect John W. Griffiths on Saturday, 23 July 2016. The ceremony will take place in Queens at the Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery at 10:30…

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The New York Naval Militia: Seminar with Robert L. Wolf 30 April, 2016

History and Missions of the New York Naval Militia with Major General Robert L. Wolf, NYNM (Ret.) Saturday, 30 April 2016 Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental Breakfast is at 10:30 AM. Presentation is…

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CBMM Announces Boat Auction

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) is holding its very first sealed-bid boat auction. Due to a large number of recent boat donations, up to 20 in-the-water boats—ranging in size and performance from cabin cruisers and sport fisherman to sailing…

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Lafayette: Seminar with Marc Jensen 19 March, 2016

Screening of the Play Lafayette, with Guest Speaker Marc Jensen Saturday, 19 March 2016 Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental breakfast is at 10:30 AM. Presentation is at 11:00 AM. Please join us for…

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NMHS 2016 Annual Meeting – Newport, RI

National Maritime Historical Society 53rd Annual Meeting 23–24 May, 2016 Officers Club of the United States Naval War College Newport, Rhode Island THANK YOU FOR JOINING US at the City by the Sea for our 53rd Annual Meeting at the…

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South Street Seaport Museum Announces New Exhibition

In celebration of the unparalleled restoration currently underway on its flagship, Wavertree, South Street Seaport Museum has announced its first post-Hurricane Sandy exhibition, Street of Ships: The Port and Its People. The exhibition will debut on 17 March 2016, and…

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Finding Einstein’s Sailboat: Seminar with David Allen 27 February 2016

Please Join Us for Finding Einstein’s Sailboat—Maritime College Students Develop Creative Approaches to Locating Lost Maritime Artifacts with David Allen, of SUNY Maritime College Saturday, 27 February 2016  Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Many…

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Port of New York in World War II: Seminar with Joseph F. Meany Jr. 30 January 2016

The Port of New York in World War II With Joseph F. Meany Jr., New York State Historian Emeritus  Saturday, 30 January 2016  Hendrick Hudson Library – 25 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 Continental breakfast is at 10:30 AM….

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Free Weekday Admission to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in February

Thanks to generous sponsor support, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be offering free admission Monday through Friday during the month of February. Free admission covers access to the entire museum, including the working boatyard and 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, as…

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20th Annual Moby-Dick Marathon

The New Bedford Whaling Museum will mark its 20th marathon reading of Moby-Dick the weekend of 7–10 January. The reading will begin at noon on Saturday, 9 January and include more than 150 participants reading short passages from the novel;…

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Texas Seaport Museum Exhibit to Celebrate Sea Shanties

A New Exhibit at the Texas Seaport Museum: Keeping Rhythm on the Sea—A History of Sea Shanties Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum will highlight sea shanties—songs that helped sailors keep rhythm together and work as one—at a new exhibit,…

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Noble Maritime Collection Introduces a New Exhibit

The Noble Maritime Collection will open its new exhibit, Robbins Reef Lighthouse: A Home in the Harbor, on 25 September at 6 PM. The exhibit, which will be on view through 2017, is a tribute to the lighthouse, including its…

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