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New York’s “Sludge Boats”
SCI’s Johnathan Thayer reveals how mariners help keep New York sludge free. He talks with veteran mariner George Ilse, who says eventually he got used to the unpleasant smell carting the city’s waste out to sea. More...
  • January 10, 2014 The Case of the MV Dubai Valour During the fall of 2013, processing archival records of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, Archives Intern Julie Zimmerman came across the Dubai More...
  • November 6, 2013 25 South Street: “Post Office of the Seven Seas” Before the advent of the Internet, old-fashioned snail mail kept seafarers in touch with loved ones at home, and thanks to SCI’s special post office More...

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  • Sermons to Sea-Land September 8, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • Women and Children Coastwise Mariners of WWII July 31, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York July 3, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist, and Shira Bistricer, Archives Fellow More...
  • What’s In a Name? A Closer Look at the Seamen’s Church Institute May 15, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial April 9, 2013 by Anne Hilker, MA Student, Parsons The New School for Design More...
  • Women in New York City’s Maritime History March 12, 2013 by Anna B. Baaske-Rodriguez, M.A. History, Monmouth University More...
  • A History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...