A black and white photo side profile of a woman looking closely at a maritime chart.
Specialist Mary Palmquist, a WAVE working at the Hydrographic office during World War II.

Seminar Series: Lethal Tides with Catherine Musemeche – 6 June, 7:00 PM EST

Register to AttendBuy the Book Guest Donation Thursday, 6 June 2024 7:00 PM EST Seminars are free to attend, although we hope you will support the Series with a suggested $10 Seminar Guest donation.   Join us as Dr. Catherine Musemeche recounts…



SS United States Conservancy Announces Preliminary Agreement

The SS United States Conservancy (SSUSC) has announced that it has entered into a preliminary agreement in support of the redevelopment of SS United States. While few details are available at this time, the SSUSC issued a press release announcing…


Mayflower II in Mystic for the Winter

Plimoth Plantation’s Mayflower II, a 57-year-old replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to this continent, arrived in Mystic, CT, on Sunday, 14 December. Once the ship is settled in, Paul Haley of Capt. G.W. Full & Associates will…


Last Chance! CBMM Will be Closing Two Exhibits Soon

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has announced that it will be closing two exhibits: Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Bay Tugboats and Navigating Freedom: The War of 1812 on the Chesapeake. Both floors of the Steamboat Building, which currently…


Lafayette's Hermione Voyage 2015

In April 2015, a handcrafted replica of the Hermione,­ the 18th century frigate that brought the young Marquis de Lafayette with French troops back to General Washington, will set sail to the United States from Port des Barques, France—replicating a historic…


2014 10th Maritime Heritage Conference

  The 10th Maritime Heritage Conference 17–21 September in Norfolk, Virginia, was a tremendous success. There is no substitute for the exchange of ideas among colleagues, the opportunity to hear about projects, successes and challenges of others in the many areas and…


Charles W. Morgan: Seminar with Matthew Stackpole 6 December 2014

Join the National Maritime Historical Society for “World’s Last Whaleship, Restored, Sails Again” with Charles W. Morgan Historian Matthew Stackpole Followed by the Annual NMHS Holiday Potluck  Saturday, 6 December 2014 Coffee is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00…