Supercarrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) by Robert Gantt Steele watercolor, 14 x 18 inches

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Our seafaring history comes alive in the pages of Sea History, the National Maritime Historical Society’s quarterly magazine. The pre-eminent journal of advocacy and education in our field, Sea History covers the world of maritime museums, sail training, key events and people in our maritime past, and the stories of everyday sailors past and present, and marine archaeology, with a national focus and an international scope, as well as these regular features:

Sea History for Kids is filled with fun facts about all things nautical, from puzzles and games to articles about animals and the astonishing variety of careers in the maritime world; there is always something new to learn and discover... Check out Sea History for Kids >>

Historic Ships on a Lee Shore highlights the plight of endangered vessels.

NMHS: A Cause in Motion keeps readers abreast of all that we do to further our mission to preserve and perpetuate the maritime history of the United States.

Marine Art News features original works by America’s most talented marine artists, illustrated with stunning full-color images.


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SH 042 Winter 1986-87

Sea History 42

Winter 1986-87
SH 041 Autumn 1986

Sea History 41

Autumn 1986
SH 040 Summer 1986

Sea History 40

Summer 1986
SH 039 Spring 1986

Sea History 39

Spring 1986
SH 038 Winter 1985-86

Sea History 38

Winter 1985-86
SH 037 Autumn 1985

Sea History 37

Autumn 1985
SH 036 Summer 1985

Sea History 36

Summer 1985
SH 035 Spring 1985

Sea History 35

Spring 1985
SH 034 Winter 1984-85

Sea History 34

Winter 1984-85
SH 033 Autumn 1984

Sea History 33

Autumn 1984
SH 032 Summer 1984

Sea History 32

Summer 1984
SH 031 Spring 1984

Sea History 31

Spring 1984
SH 030 Winter 1983

Sea History 30

Winter 1983
SH 029 Autumn 1983

Sea History 29

Autumn 1983
SH 028 Summer 1983

Sea History 28

Summer 1983
SH 027 Spring 1983

Sea History 27

Spring 1983