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Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights and President of the Life Saving Benevolent Association, awarded an LSBA medal More...
  • Silver Bell Awards Honor Leadership, Courage June 15, 2016 Celebrating the maritime connection essential to modern-day life, SCI’s annual awards ceremony lauded the contributions made by persons who strengthen the bonds of community and camaraderie. 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...

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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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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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