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Annual Awards Dinner 24 October 2024

The trustees of the The National Maritime Historical Society invite you to join us for the  2024 Annual Awards Dinner Honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle Dr. John B. Hattendorf Ford Reiche  New York Yacht Club Thursday, 24 October 2024  Invitation Registration…

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2015 NMHS Annual Meeting

The National Maritime Historical Society’s 2015 annual meeting was held this past weekend in Annapolis, Maryland, hosted by the US Naval Academy Museum and its senior curator, James Cheevers. For those who couldn’t attend, we’d like to share this brief…

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NY Oyster Barge to Return to the East River After Nearly 100 Years

In 2004, we ran an article in the Sea History feature Historic Ships on a Lee Shore about the last remaining New York oyster barge, moored since 1921 on the Quinnipiac River in Fair Haven, Connecticut (SH 107, p. 13)….

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Naval Architect John W. Griffiths: Seminar Discussion Panel Saturday, 30 May 2015

The Charles Point Council of the National Maritime Historical Society Will Present The Genius of Naval Architect John W. Griffiths & His Record-Setting Clipper Ships: A Discussion Panel with NMHS Chairman Ronald Oswald, Matthew Carmel and the John Willis Griffiths…

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San Salvador Launch Postponed

Update: Citing technical and logistical difficulties, the Maritime Museum of San Diego has cancelled the April 19th launch. A new launch date has not been announced. The Maritime Museum of San Diego has announced an April 19 launch date for…

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USS Constellation is Back in the Inner Harbor

USS Constellation spent the winter in Baltimore’s Coast Guard Yard, so that a dedicated crew could replace rotted planking. The Living Classrooms Foundation, Constellation‘s steward, is also the parent organization for Project SERVE (Service- Empowerment- Revitalization- Volunteerism- Employment Training), a …

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Jim Moores to Publish Moores’ Log on NMHS Website

Jim Moores founded Moores Marine in South Florida in 1986 after building commercial fishing boats and dories in Lubec, Maine. One particularly cold winter, he came to Palm Beach County with a box full of tools and learned he could…

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