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...



Book The Ghost Ship Of Brooklyn

John Barry Book Award for American Maritime Literature

Presented to Professor Robert P. Watson, PhD for The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution Fraunces Tavern, 54 Pearl Street, New York, NY 6pm on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 The 2018 Commodore John Barry Book Award...

2018 On The Waterfront Washington DC

2018 National Maritime Awards Dinner – Photos & Recap 25 April

2018 Gala Photos  The National Maritime Historical Society and the National Coast Guard Museum Association honored three distinguished individuals at their National Maritime Awards Dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the elegant and historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.  This illustrious event brought together in one...

Schooner Lois McClure Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Announces Weekend Ports of Call for Lois McClure’s Summer 2018 GlassBarge Tour

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) today announced the summer 2018 tour stops for Lois McClure, the museum’s full scale replica of an 1862-class sailing canal boat constructed in Burlington, Vermont. Lois McClure will accompany the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG)...

Artist Patrick O'Brian

2018 National Maritime Awards Dinner – Art Exhibition 25 April

The strong ties between the National Maritime Historical Society and the American Society of Marine Artistswill be on full display at the 2018 National Maritime Awards Dinner in Washington, DC, on 25 April. The late Peter Stanford, NMHS president emeritus, helped found ASMA...

SS Vaterland

“We Built Her to Bring Them Over There”: The Cruiser and Transport Force in the Great War

By Salvatore Mercogliano, PhD  On 23 May 1914, German ambassador Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff hosted a luncheon reception on board the newest and largest transAtlantic liner upon its first arrival in New York City. It was just two short years...

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Heaven’s Ditch: Seminar with Jack Kelly 10 March, 2018

Heaven’s Ditch: God, Gold and Murder on the Erie Canal Presentation and Book Signing with Author Jack Kelly Register Here for 10 March, 2018 Registration at 10:30 AM, Lecture at  11:00 AM Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Join...