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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Sea History 170 Spring Cover

Sea History 170

Spring 2020
Sea History 169 Cover

Sea History 169

Winter 2019
Sea History 168 Cover Dorade

Sea History 168

Autumn 2019
Sea History 167 Cover

Sea History 167

Summer 2019
Sea History 166 Cover

Sea History 166

Spring 2019
SH 165 Winter 2018 Cover

Sea History 165

Winter 2018
SH 164 Autumn 2018

Sea History 164

Autumn 2018
SH 163 Summer 2018

Sea History 163

Summer 2018
Sea History 162 cover

Sea History 162

Spring 2018

Sea History 161

Winter 2017-18
Sea History 160

Sea History 160

Autumn 2017

Sea History 159

Summer 2017
Sea History 158 cover

Sea History 158

Spring 2017
Sea History 157 cover

Sea History 157

Winter 2016-17
Sea History 156 cover

Sea History 156

Autumn 2016
SH 055 Autumn 1990

Sea History 155

Summer 2016