New York

The Lifesaving Benevolent Association of New York lauded Mr. Elan Bacharach for his part in rescuing a man wounded near South Street Seaport. More...
  • Silver Bell Awards 2015 June 15, 2015 A shared passion and concern brought together a diverse group of people from several segments of the maritime industry to celebrate the milestone achievements of three careers and to raise funds to More...
  • An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute May 13, 2015 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 timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of SCI More...

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Stevenson Honored by AMC May 11, 2015

American Maritime Cases pays homage to Douglas B. Stevenson, the Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights.

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An “Archival Intervention” January 30, 2015

Archivist Johnathan Thayer told 2015 American Historical Association conference attendees about the importance of SCI’s Oral History Project.

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Silver Bell Awards Look to the Future June 11, 2014

SCI’s annual awards dinner paid tribute to two significant figures in the maritime industry and heralded a transformational fundraising campaign.

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SCI Announces Silver Bell Honorees April 1, 2014

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.

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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... 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...

Sermons to Sea-Land September 8, 2013

Kings Point American Merchant Marine Museum Exhibition: “Sermons to Sea-Land: The Seamen’s Church Institute and the History of Maritime New York”

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