Capture of New Orleans by Union Flag Officer David G. Farragut, 24 April 1862” by Julian Oliver Davidson

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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 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
Sea History 154 cover

Sea History 154

Spring 2016
Sea History 153 cover

Sea History 153

Winter 2015
Sea History 152 cover

Sea History 152

Autumn 2015
Sea History 151 cover

Sea History 151

Summer 2015
Sea History 150 cover

Sea History 150

Spring 2015
Sea History 149 cover

Sea History 149

Winter 2014
Sea History 148 cover

Sea History 148

Autumn 2014
Sea History 147 cover

Sea History 147

Summer 2014
Sea History 146 cover

Sea History 146

Spring 2014
Sea History 145

Sea History 145

Winter 2013