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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Intern’s Encounter “More Than Imagined” August 6, 2013

Center for Seafarers’ Rights intern Ryann Hall reflects on a summer of assisting seafarers from around the world, witnessing firsthand how the law affects the maritime industry.

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The Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York July 3, 2013

To researchers at the Queens College Libraries Department of Special Collections and Archives, SCI now makes available the records of the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York (LSBA).

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Silver Bell Awards Pay Tribute June 12, 2013

Awards honor maritime industry leaders for difference made to mariners.

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What’s In a Name? A Closer Look at the Seamen’s Church Institute May 15, 2013

Read about the evolution of SCI’s name over its history.

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The American Merchant Mariners’ Memorial April 9, 2013

MA Student Ann Hilker from Parsons The New School for Design used materials from SCI’s archives to conduct research on the American Merchant Mariners' Memorial in New York’s Battery Park—a... More...

Fostering Seafarers’ Resilience to Pirate Attacks February 19, 2013

SCI’s Clinical Researcher discusses how seafarers respond to the experience of a pirate attack, examining how resilience may ameliorate long-term effects of trauma.

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A History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013

Through its early development as a country up until today, many religious groups have endeavored to support the often-overlooked maritime workforce piloting America’s trade. SCI’s Archivist traces... More...