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The Sinking of the SS Marine Electric
Retired mariner Gene Kelly shares his harrowing story of surviving the sinking of one of maritime history’s most notorious ships. More...
  • July 29, 2014 Seafarers and the Thirteenth Amendment The 1897 Supreme Court case Robertson v. Baldwin inspired a national movement to bring regulation of the merchant marine into the modern era, led by More...
  • May 13, 2014 The “Softer Side” of Seafarers Newspaper cuttings from SCI’s archives reveal the truth about seafarers of yesteryear. More...

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  • New York’s “Sludge Boats” March 17, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Case of the MV Dubai Valour January 10, 2014 by Julie Zimmerman, Archives Intern More...
  • 25 South Street: “Post Office of the Seven Seas” November 6, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • 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...