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NMHS has an active publishing program, including the production of Sea History magazine available to all our members four times a year, and the publication of a variety of titles that explore our rich seafaring heritage.

Sea History Press titles include:Our flag was still there”: The Sea History Press Guide to the War of 1812, its History and Bicentennial Celebrations; The Skipper & the Eagle by Captain Gordon McGowan, USCG (Ret.), with an introduction by Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., Commandant, USCG; and Peter and Norma Stanford’s account of the founding of South Street Seaport Museum, A Dream of Tall Ships.



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In the Pages of Sea History 177

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 177:    Searching for Amundsen: Louise Arner Boyd aboard the Hobby, by Joanna Kafarowski Wealthy socialite Louise Boyd was preparing to embark…

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In the Pages of Sea History 176

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 176:    NMHS 2021 Annual Awards Dinner After a year’s hiatus, NMHS will return to the New York Yacht Club to honor…

ship awaiting the canal to open

In the Pages of Sea History 175

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 175:    Fiddler’s Green: George F. Bass (1938–2021), by Warren Riess Often called the “Father of Underwater Archaeology,” George Bass died on…


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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.

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