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Celebrating the maritime connection essential to modern-day life, SCI’s annual awards ceremony lauded the contributions made by persons who More...
  • SCI Awarded Maritime Heritage Grant May 16, 2016 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...
  • Bacharach Awarded Medal for Heroism August 31, 2015 The Lifesaving Benevolent Association of New York lauded Mr. Elan Bacharach for his part in rescuing a man wounded near South Street Seaport. More...

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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... 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... More...

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...