A Wisconsin Historical Society maritime archaeologist dives on the wreck of the schooner Walter B. Allen, sunk in 1880 off Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Hot off the press!

Access all Sea History Magazines further below.

Discover Sea History!

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.


Read Sea History Now

Click on the issues below to read!

Looking for a particular topic?

Sea History 115

Sea History 115

Summer 2006
Sea History 114

Sea History 114

Spring 2006
Sea History 113

Sea History 113

Winter 2005-2006
Sea History 112

Sea History 112

Autumn 2005
Sea History 111

Sea History 111

Summer 2005
Sea History 110

Sea History 110

Spring 2005
Sea History 109 Winter 2004 2005

Sea History 109

Winter 2004-2005
SH 108 Autumn 2004

Sea History 108

Autumn 2004
SH 107 Spring Summer 2004

Sea History 107

Spring-Summer 2004
SH 106 Winter 2004

Sea History 106

Winter 2003-04
SH 105 Autumn 2003

Sea History 105

Autumn 2003
SH 104 Spring Summer 2003

Sea History 104

Spring-Summer 2003
SH 103 Winter 2002 03

Sea History 103

Winter 2002-03
SH 102 Autumn 2002

Sea History 102

Autumn 2002
SH 101 Summer 2002

Sea History 101

Summer 2002
SH 100 Spring 2002

Sea History 100

Spring 2002