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2024 NMHS Live Auction – Washington, DC, 18 April 2024

Bidding is now open for the National Maritime Historical Society Live Auction featuring Lot 1: Two crew positions on Black Watch Lot 2: Maritime Adventure for 2 in the Big Apple Lot 3: Battleship New Jersey Dry Dock Tour with…

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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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UB-91 firing a torpedo at USS Tampa in Bristol Channel, Wales. Painting by John D. Wisinski, US Coast Guard Collection.

In the Pages of Sea History 186

Flying Cloud Buttersworth, Restored archived print Captain and Navigator, Husband and Wife: Josiah and Eleanor Creesy’s Record Run by David Hirzel Read this featured article    USS Slater by Len F. Tantillo A Maritime History of the United States: The Creation…

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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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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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UB-91 firing a torpedo at USS Tampa in Bristol Channel, Wales. Painting by John D. Wisinski, US Coast Guard Collection.

In the Pages of Sea History 185

NHHC, USN Never Too Late—A Case of Mistaken Identity and the Purple Heart Project by Chuck Meyer Read this featured article    PETER RINDLISBACHER The Amphibious Raids on York and Fort George—Lake Ontario, 1813 by William S. Dudley, PhD Read…

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Library of Congress

In the Pages of Sea History 184

NMHS 2023 Annual Awards Dinner by Julia Church   THE MARINERS’ MUSEUM AND PARK It’s the Real McCoy! The Capture of Prohibition’s Most Notorious Rumrunnerby CAPT Daniel A. Laliberte, USCG (Ret.)  Read this featured article    NEW YORK SUN, 1840 “Appalling…

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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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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

In the Pages of Sea History 183

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 183:    Fiddler’s Green by Burchenal Green John Stobart (1929-2023) NMHS bids farewell to acclaimed marine artist and long-time supporter John Stobart (1929–2023).   Naval Architect William Francis Gibbs by Susan L….

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Schooner yacht Coronet. Photo: Daniel Forster.

In the Pages of Sea History 182

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 182:    National Maritime Awards Dinner and NMHS Invitational Art Gallery In May, NMHS will celebrate three driving forces of the maritime community and their outstanding contributions at the 12th National Maritime…

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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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In the Pages of Sea History 181

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 181:    Submarine Warfare and the Decline of Sailing Fleets, 1914–1918 by Steven Woods By the start of WWI, sailing vessels were still a popular choice for carrying cargo, but they were…

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Seminar Series: James Monroe with Tim McGrath – 3 December 2022

Register Here >>Guest Donation  Get the Book/E-Book >> Register Here for the Zoom Seminar Saturday, 3 December 2022 Welcome & Lecture at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the…

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