Maritime History

Read the latest maritime history from around the world.


ERNESTINA to Sail Again

Two philanthropists have come forward to donate $2.8 million to help restore the schooner.

GOVERNOR STONE returning to her homeport in St. Andrew, Fla. Photo: Friends of the Governor Stone, Inc.

Historic Schooner Restored

After an eight-month restoration, the 1877 GOVERNOR STONE has returned to her homeport in St. Andrews, Fla.


HERMIONE to come to U.S.

A French group plans to sail the replica frigate HERMIONE to the United States in 2015.


2013 Sailing Hall of Fame

The National Sailing Hall of Fame announced the latest inductees, including two with ties to Mystic Seaport.


NOAA to End Paper Charts

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey announced they will no longer print traditional lithographic nautical charts beginning in April 2014.

Shooting "In the Heart of the Sea" in a tank at Leavesden Film Studios. Photo: Ron Howard via Twitter (@RealRonHoward)

“In the Heart of the Sea” Film

Director Ron Howard has begun principal photography in the UK for the film adaptation of Nathaniel Philbrick’s award-winning book.