Museum/Program/Site Type: Vessels - Historic

Tall Ships America

Tall Ships America is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization focused on youth education, leadership development and the preservation of the maritime heritage of North America. In addition to organizing the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series, Tall Ships America manages scholarship programs to make sail training experiences more affordable for young people, grant programs to assist crew…

PortSide NewYork & Mary A. Whalen

PortSide New York brings the community ashore and community afloat together at its home on the tanker Mary A. Whalen on Pier 11, Atlantic Basin next to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The organization is a maritime center that combines the working waterfront, public access and community development, and displays a new…

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

The Wisconsin Maritime Museum is a museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, U.S., that depicts the maritime heritage of the Great Lakes.

USS Silversides Submarine Museum

Naval history is on display at this spacious museum complete with tours of a preserved WWII sub.

USS Pampanito

USS Pampanito, a Balao-class submarine, was a United States Navy ship, the third one named for the pompano fish. She completed six war patrols from 1944 to 1945 and served as a Naval Reserve Training ship from 1960 to 1971.

USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway Museum is a maritime museum located in downtown San Diego, California at Navy Pier.

USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Museum is a museum ship in Alameda, California, US. It is composed of the USS Hornet (CV-12) aircraft carrier, exhibits from the NASA Apollo moon exploration missions, and several retired aircraft from the Second World War and the transonic and early supersonic jet propulsion period.

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

USS Alabama (BB-60), a South Dakota-class battleship, was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. Alabama was commissioned in 1942 and served in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.

USCGC Ingham Maritime Museum

USCGC Ingham (WHEC-35) is one of only two preserved Treasury-class United States Coast Guard Cutters. Originally Samuel D. Ingham, she was the fourth cutter to be named for Treasury Secretary Samuel D. Ingham.  She was the most decorated vessel in the Coast Guard fleet and was the only cutter to ever be awarded two Presidential Unit Citations.

Texas Seaport Museum / 1877 Barque ELISSA

The tall ship Elissa is a three-masted barque. She is currently in Galveston, Texas, and is one of the oldest ships sailing today. Launched in 1877, she is now a museum ship at the Texas Seaport Museum.

USS Nautilus – Submarine Force Museum

The United States Navy Submarine Force Library and Museum, located on the Thames River near Groton, Connecticut, united States, is the only submarine museum managed exclusively by the Navy History & Heritage command division of the U.S. Navy, which makes it a repository for many special submarine items of national significance, including USS Nautilus (SSN-571).

SS Red Oak Victory

SS Red Oak Victory ia a U.S. military Victory ship of the Boulder Victory Class cargo ship used in the Second World War.

SS Meteor Whaleback Ship Museum

SS Meteor is the sole surviving ship of the unconventional whaleback design. The design, created by Scottish Captain Alexander McDougal, enabled her to carry maximum amount of cargo with a minimum of draft.

SS Jeremiah O’Brien

SS Jerimiah O’Brien is a Liberty ship built during World War II and named for Revolutionary War Ship Captain Jerimiah O’Brien. Now based in San Francisco, she is a rare survivor of the 6,939-ship armada tha stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, 1944.

Shelburne Museum

Shelburne Museum is a museum of art, design, and Americana located in Shelburne, Vermont, United States. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 39 buildings, 25 of which are historical and were relocated to the Museum grounds.