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Twenty-Four Hours on the Charles W. Morgan: Thoughts on the Maritime History of the Oil Industry
SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer reflects on his experience last summer on board the Charles W. Morgan, a restored 19th-century whaling ship. More...
  • May 13, 2015 An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic More...
  • January 30, 2015 An “Archival Intervention” Archivist Johnathan Thayer told 2015 American Historical Association conference attendees about the importance of SCI’s Oral History Project. More...

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  • Living History at Sea: Recording Oral Histories on the SS John W. Brown November 14, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Sinking of the SS Marine Electric September 8, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist based on an oral history interview conducted by Jennifer Frèmont More...
  • Seafarers and the Thirteenth Amendment July 29, 2014 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist This article is excerpted from research conducted as part of the PhD program in history at the Graduate Center, CUNY. More...
  • The “Softer Side” of Seafarers May 13, 2014 by Carmen Cowick, Archives Intern More...
  • 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...