Category: Publications

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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Diamond Shoals

In the Pages of Sea History 161

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 161:   The 11th Maritime Heritage Conference by Burchenal Green The National Maritime Alliance is joining forces with the National Maritime Historical Society, Tall Ships America, and the Steamship Historical Society of...

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HALIFAX DISASTER By Austin Dwyer 6in 768x569

In the Pages of Sea History 160

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 160:   Collision in the Narrows: the 1917 Halifax Harbor Explosion by Roger Marsters The most powerful man-made explosion before the Atomic Age came with little warning on a cold December morning in...

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Const Copper 159

In the Pages of Sea History 159

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 159:   At War Before the War—SS City of Flint’s Ordeal Under the Nazi Flag by Dr. Donald E. Willett In 1939, before the US joined WWII, the crew of SS City...

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Storis

In the Pages of Sea History 158

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 158:   Storis’s Legacy: How a Decommissioned Ship Inspired a Movement by K. Denise Rucker Krepp The fate of the historic Coast Guard Cutter Storis, scrapped overseas despite a bid from a...

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Austin Dwyer

In the Pages of Sea History 157

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 157: Cutterman Frank Newcomb and the Rescue of USS Winslow, by William H. Thiesen When the United States declared war on Spain in the spring of 1898, US Revenue Cutter Service Lt....

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Wavertree

In the Pages of Sea History 155

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 155:    Fair Winds, Peter (1927–2016) by Shelley Reid The National Maritime Historical Society and the maritime heritage community at large remember our president emeritus and long-time editor of Sea History, Peter...

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In the Pages of Sea History 154

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 154:    The 2016 National Maritime Awards Dinner NMHS and the Naval Historical Foundation present the 2016 National Maritime Awards Dinner. Join us for our annual gala event at the National Press...

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Sea History 151 – Summer 2015

Read the featured article from Sea History 151 here. .

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A Dream of Tall Ships: Seminar with Peter and Norma Stanford 20 February 2015

Join the National Maritime Historical Society for A Dream of Tall Ships with Authors Peter and Norma Stanford Friday, 20 February 2015 at 5 pm Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, 29 Garrison Landing, Garrison, NY 10524 Please join us on...

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