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Mission Statement

The National Maritime Historical Society is the national voice for America’s maritime heritage--helping to raise awareness of our nation’s history and the role seafaring has played in shaping the United States of America along with the rest of the world. Our mission is to preserve and perpetuate the maritime history of the United States and to invite all Americans to share in the challenging heritage of seafaring.

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About the National Maritime Historical Society

The National Maritime Historical Society is a not for-profit membership organization founded in 1963 whose mission is to raise awareness of our nation’s maritime heritage and the role seafaring has played in shaping civilization - through publications, educational programs, the preservation of historic ships, sail training, and maritime conferences, partnerships and events that celebrate outstanding contributions to our heritage.

The voice of the National Maritime Historical Society is Sea History magazine. With a readership of approximately 45,000, each issue carries fascinating articles about key events and people in our maritime past and the stories of everyday sailors past and present, news of marine archaeology, features on marine art, updates on historic and significant ships in danger of disappearing forever, as well as reviews of the latest books in the field, a calendar of maritime events, museum news and even a section devoted to younger readers.

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