New York

SCI announces the recipients of awards it will confer at its 37th Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner in New York City on Thursday, June 5, 2014. More...
  • New York’s “Sludge Boats” March 17, 2014 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 More...
  • 25 South Street: “Post Office of the Seven Seas” November 6, 2013 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, traveling mariners could receive messages no More...

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SCI Relocates New York City Headquarters June 22, 2012

SCI’s New York headquarters shifts locations in Lower Manhattan this week. Offices for the Executive Director, Development and Finance move to Trinity Place.

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Merchant Marine Mural at 25 South Street June 6, 2012

For many years, a mural depicting the crucial role of the US Merchant Marine in the 1944 Normandy Invasion hung in the lobby of SCI’s headquarters at 25 South Street.

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Marine 1's Pledge to Waterfront Safety May 25, 2012

Earlier this week, SCI’s President & Executive Director spent time with Marine 1, the New York Fire Department’s crew on call to respond to waterfront emergencies.

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Trinity Church Marks Maritime Day May 25, 2012

Trinity Church Wall Street celebrated Maritime Day during a recent Sunday morning liturgy with prayers, music, devotions and an invitation to SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Director to take... More...

SCI and the Titanic: Safety at Sea April 12, 2012

by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist The sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, became an international news story even before actual details of the event emerged. The speed and force with which the... More...

SCI and the Titanic: 100 Years Ago March 26, 2012

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Read how then, as now, North America’s largest mariners’ service agency extended a helping hand to mariners in the wake of... More...

SCI’s "Flying Bridge" March 19, 2012

by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist Maritime Education During Word War II Here in the archives, the latest “project in progress” consists of a series of oral history interviews with veterans of the... More...