Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.

Panbone and horn ditty box from 1877

Maritime Heritage Grants

The National Park Service and the Maritime Administration announced $2.58 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants for projects in 19 states.

Image of Peter Stanford

Peter Stanford, 1927-2016

The American maritime heritage community mourns the loss of one of its leaders, Peter Stanford.

Schooner C.A. THAYER returns to her berth in San Francisco on February 22, 2016.

C.A. THAYER Back Home

The 1895 lumber schooner C.A. THAYER returned to her berth with a new rig, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.