Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.

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Shipwreck Found In Boston

The remains of a 19th century ship was unearthed at a Boston construction site, reports

Oil Painting of Captain James Cook (1728-1779), by William Hodges. Cook's voyages of exploration were also used to test methods of determining longitude. Image courtesy of National Maritime Museum, London.

Cook’s ENDEAVOUR Found

Archaeologists believe they have found the scuttled remains of the ship off Newport, RI, the Daily Mail reports.

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.