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On Records and Recognition: Follow Up on Women and Children Coastwise Mariners of WWII
SCI Archivist Johnathan Thayer examines a gap in historical records hindering the struggle of WWII coastwise mariners and one man’s attempt to bridge it. More...
  • August 1, 2016 Mapping New York City’s Sailortown SCI’s Senior Archivist explores the possibilities of combining the Institute’s archival record with other digital archives to learn more about the More...
  • May 16, 2016 SCI Awarded Maritime Heritage Grant SCI’s Archives department has received a grant from the National Park Service to map New York City’s maritime history in digital format. More...

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  • Lecture Recounts History of Legal Advocacy May 29, 2009 by Deborah G. Blanchard, Staff Attorney On May 21, 2009, approximately 75 guests gathered on SCI’s Top Deck to enjoy a cocktail reception at the most recent event in honor of SCI’s 175th Anniversary. The second in the Anniversary Lecture Series, the... More...
  • SCI Celebrates FDR as One of Its Maritime Leaders May 1, 2009 by John B. McGrath, Senior Development Officer On April 21, SCI celebrated the succession of strong maritime leaders, including FDR, who have provided for the welfare of mariners in the Port of New York and New Jersey for 175 years. Seventy guests... More...
  • AWO Honors SCI for 175 Years of Service April 13, 2009 At its 2009 Spring Convention on April 3 in Pentagon City, VA, The American Waterway Operators (AWO) congratulated the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) for its 175 years of service to American mariners. Craig Philip, CEO of Ingram Barge Company,... More...
  • FDR: Love of the Sea and the Working Mariner March 25, 2009 by John B. McGrath, Senior Development Officer Through 175 years of service to mariners, the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey (SCI) has benefited from the counsel and guidance of wise leaders in the maritime community. For almost... More...
  • SCI Celebrates 175th Anniversary February 10, 2009 In 2009, the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) celebrates 175 years of service to the maritime community, assisting the world’s over 1 million mariners with innovative programs and services. From early days as a small, grassroots mission of the... More...