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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 184

NMHS 2023 Annual Awards Dinner by Julia Church   THE MARINERS’ MUSEUM AND PARK It’s the Real McCoy! The Capture of Prohibition’s Most Notorious Rumrunnerby CAPT Daniel A. Laliberte, USCG (Ret.) …

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In the Pages of Sea History 183

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 183:    Fiddler’s Green by Burchenal Green John Stobart (1929-2023) NMHS bids farewell to acclaimed marine artist and long-time supporter John Stobart…

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In the Pages of Sea History 182

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 182:    National Maritime Awards Dinner and NMHS Invitational Art Gallery In May, NMHS will celebrate three driving forces of the maritime…


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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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