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…



painting by Patrick O’Brien
USS United States on Patrol, by Patrick O’Brien.

2023 NMHS Maritime Art Gallery – Washington & Annapolis May 2023

The National Maritime Historical Society presents The 2023 NMHS Maritime Art Gallery  an exhibition debuting at theNational Maritime Awards Dinner and on display through May 2023 at the  Annapolis Marine Art Gallery Art Gallery Feature in Sea History >> 2023…

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….

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…

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…

Book Cover: A Great and Rising Nation, by Michael Verney.

2023 NMHS Seminar Series Schedule: Online & In-Person

The NMHS Seminar Series was founded in 1992 under the auspices of the National Maritime Historical Society to build greater awareness of the rich maritime heritage of the Hudson River Valley and the world at large, and to create a…


Annual Awards Dinner at the New York Yacht Club 27 October 2022

View Photo Gallery >>Dinner Recap in Sea History 181 >>   It was heartwarming to meet in person again at the historic New York Yacht Club for the first time since 2019 as the National Maritime Historical Society gathered to…