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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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  • 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...
  • Digging Out from Superstorm Sandy January 14, 2013 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • SCI Archives Featured in Latest Issue of The American Archivist December 5, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • The Joseph Conrad Memorial Library November 30, 2012 by Tasnim Ahmed, High School Student History Intern More...
  • US Merchant Marine Oral History Project Launches November 12, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist A new initiative to capture the stories of the merchant marine via recorded interviews launches on the SCI Digital Archives website. More...