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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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  • 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...
  • SCI’s Women’s Council October 19, 2012 by Mohan Hasan, High School Student History Intern More...
  • SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Three: 1943-1945 September 25, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...
  • High School Students Explore Maritime History September 13, 2012 by Johnathan Thayer, Archivist More...