Category: Sea History Features

Falls of Clyde at the dock in Honolulu in 2023.
Falls of Clyde, James Delgado

In the Pages of Sea History 187

The Fall of the Falls of Clyde by James Delgado Read this featured article    Historic Ships on a Lee Shore Could This Be It for SS United States? by Bill Bleyer   A Maritime History of the United States:…

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Restored archive print
UB-91 firing a torpedo at USS Tampa in Bristol Channel, Wales. Painting by John D. Wisinski, US Coast Guard Collection.

In the Pages of Sea History 186

Flying Cloud Buttersworth, Restored archived print Captain and Navigator, Husband and Wife: Josiah and Eleanor Creesy’s Record Run by David Hirzel Read this featured article    USS Slater by Len F. Tantillo A Maritime History of the United States: The Creation…

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UB-91 firing a torpedo at USS Tampa in Bristol Channel, Wales. Painting by John D. Wisinski, US Coast Guard Collection.

In the Pages of Sea History 185

NHHC, USN Never Too Late—A Case of Mistaken Identity and the Purple Heart Project by Chuck Meyer Read this featured article    PETER RINDLISBACHER The Amphibious Raids on York and Fort George—Lake Ontario, 1813 by William S. Dudley, PhD Read…

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cases of liquor stacked high
Library of Congress

In the Pages of Sea History 184

NMHS 2023 Annual Awards Dinner by Julia Church   THE MARINERS’ MUSEUM AND PARK It’s the Real McCoy! The Capture of Prohibition’s Most Notorious Rumrunnerby CAPT Daniel A. Laliberte, USCG (Ret.)  Read this featured article    NEW YORK SUN, 1840 “Appalling…

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tint type image
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

In the Pages of Sea History 183

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 183:    Fiddler’s Green by Burchenal Green John Stobart (1929-2023) NMHS bids farewell to acclaimed marine artist and long-time supporter John Stobart (1929–2023).   Naval Architect William Francis Gibbs by Susan L….

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docked before launch
Schooner yacht Coronet. Photo: Daniel Forster.

In the Pages of Sea History 182

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 182:    National Maritime Awards Dinner and NMHS Invitational Art Gallery In May, NMHS will celebrate three driving forces of the maritime community and their outstanding contributions at the 12th National Maritime…

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View From Parma

In the Pages of Sea History 181

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 181:    Submarine Warfare and the Decline of Sailing Fleets, 1914–1918 by Steven Woods By the start of WWI, sailing vessels were still a popular choice for carrying cargo, but they were…

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Franklin's Privateers
NOAA ONMS/ Greg McFall

In the Pages of Sea History 180

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 180:    2022 National Maritime Historical Society Annual Awards Dinner NMHS returns to the New York Yacht Club to honor four outstanding individuals and recognize their noteworthy contributions to the maritime heritage…

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Dr. Kelly Gleason Keogh hovers over a ginger jar
NOAA ONMS/ Greg McFall

In the Pages of Sea History 179

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 179:  National Marine Sanctuaries at 50!, by John Galluzzo, introduction by Elizabeth Moore This year the Marine Sanctuary system is celebrating fifty years of conservation and stewardship. In addition to preserving underwater…

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USCG Collection

In the Pages of Sea History 178

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 178:  National Maritime Awards Dinner and NMHS Invitational Art Gallery In April, NMHS will recognize three esteemed individuals whose contributions to the museum and maritime heritage fields are unsurpassed. A special exhibition…

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one of Boyd's vessels

In the Pages of Sea History 177

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 177:    Searching for Amundsen: Louise Arner Boyd aboard the Hobby, by Joanna Kafarowski Wealthy socialite Louise Boyd was preparing to embark on a third Arctic sailing expedition, when legendary explorer Roald…

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on the river

In the Pages of Sea History 176

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 176:    NMHS 2021 Annual Awards Dinner After a year’s hiatus, NMHS will return to the New York Yacht Club to honor and celebrate four outstanding individuals of the maritime community and…

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ship awaiting the canal to open

In the Pages of Sea History 175

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 175:    Fiddler’s Green: George F. Bass (1938–2021), by Warren Riess Often called the “Father of Underwater Archaeology,” George Bass died on 2 March 2021. The first to take archaeological methods underwater,…

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Murder on the High seas

In the Pages of Sea History 174

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 174:    American Society of Marine Artists Invitational Gallery Check out some of our favorite selections for the upcoming online exhibition and sale of new works by members of the American Society…

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the vessel is out of water in shipyard

In the Pages of Sea History 173

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 173:  “If Boat is Going Down”—Bikes, Boats, and Robert Pirsig, by Paul F. Johnston Best-selling author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Bob Pirsig spent a good portion of his…

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