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…



Liemba Documentary: Seminar with John Billingsley 15 November 2014

On Saturday, 15 November 2014 The National Maritime Historical Society was Honored to Present: Liemba: An Epic Voyage Down Lake Tanganyika Aboard Africa’s Oldest Steamship with Documentary Filmmaker John Billingsley On Saturday, 15 November producer and director John Billingsley presented…


2015 National Maritime Awards Dinner – Washington, DC 23 April

The National Maritime Historical Society Partners with the Naval Historical Foundation to Host a Gala in our Nation’s Capital: Three Awardees to Celebrate… Three Centennials to Commemorate… Plus Dinner with a View, Entertainment, a Silent Auction & Art Gallery We are pleased…


2014 Annual Awards Dinner – New York Yacht Club 23 October

Photo by Allison Lucas. (Front Row, l-r) James J. Coleman Jr., Rives Potts, George W. Carmany III.  (Back Row, l-r) Clay Maitland, Ronald L. Oswald, Daniel J. Basta, Howard Slotnick, Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., USCG (Ret.), and Richard du Moulin….


Lois McClure at the Newburgh Riverfront Marina this Thursday 14 August

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Canal Schooner Lois McClure Thursday August 14, 10am–5pm at the Newburgh Riverfront Marina Admission Free The schooner Lois McClure will be at the Newburgh Riverfront Marina this Thursday, 14 August from 10am-5pm.  Admission is free.  A full-scale replica of an 1862-class…


Charles W. Morgan: The 38th Voyage

The 38th Voyage: Charles W. Morgan May 17 – August 6, 2014 Mystic Seaport has announced that Charles W. Morgan completed her 38th voyage on 6 August, 2014. The ship has now resumed her role as an exhibit and the flagship…


Massachusetts State Budget Approves $2 Million to Fund Mayflower II Restoration

CREDIT: Plimoth Plantation, Mayflower II Massachusetts State Budget Approves $2 Million  to Fund Mayflower II Restoration Preservation Work Continues on the Historic Ship Given to America as a Symbol of Friendship Nearly 60 Years Ago Plymouth, MA–July 14, 2014 – Massachusetts…