New Curator at Los Angeles Maritime Museum

The Los Angeles Maritime Museum is happy to announce that Guadalupe Pena began work as the new Curator in January, 2020. A Southern California native, Lupe earned her M.A. in History from California State University, Los Angeles. She has curated several exhibits and developed educational more

Maritime Honors for Healthcare Workers – Friday, 22 May 2020

A GREAT IDEA FOR HNSA FLEET MEMBERS Ladies and Gentlemen, Kevin Osgood at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay, WI, home of the tug John Purves, sent me a great suggestion for HNSA Fleet Members!  Kevin and his team will be sounding the John Purves’ whistle as an honor more

Ship Superintendent Position at the Galveston Naval Museum

The Galveston Naval Museum is currently accepting applications for their Ship Superintendent position at the museum.  Specific Responsibilities Include:  Prepares specifications, supports bid reviews and source selections on contract work approved by the President/CEO and ED. more

Inside the USS Pampanito

This article originally appeared on CNET, 4 July 2019. View it HERE.  Visit the USS Pampanito HNSA page HERE. The USS Pampanito submarine sits dockside at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Countless tourists and locals have likely seen it, an obviously older boat that looks more

LA Maritime Museum Seeks Curator

Marifrances Trivelli, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum wrote to say that there is a search for a full-time position of curator a the LA Maritime Museum.  For information, please open the following link and click on "Maritime Museum Curator  2407." more

Lightship NANTUCKET Receives Dry-Docking Grant

The U.S. Lightship Museum (USLM) was recently awarded a $575,000 grant from the Community Preservation Act (CPA)-Boston, directed towards the restoration of Nantucket Lightship/LV-112. The grant will allow the historic lightship to enter its next phase of critically needed hull maintenance, more

Mark 91 Telescope Manual Being Sought

Mr. Ken Crouse is seeking a manual or information for the WWII U.S. Navy Mark 91 Telescope - the submarine binoculars that stayed in the sail even when submerged.  If there are any Fleet members that have the manual or information - or know where he may find what he seeks - please contact him more

USS Slater Seeks New Business Manager

As part of the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum’s succession plan, the Museum is seeking a potential, future Business Manager.  Please see the attached pdf for more information. Those interested should write (no 'phone calls) to  Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, Attn: more

Dennis Bryers in Omaha wrote to report on the two HNSA Fleet members at Freedom Park, the USS Hazard and the ex-USS Marlin.  He said that the Missouri River is again over it's banks.  Flood stage is at elevation 29 and the river reached peaked elevation late yesterday at 34.14 feet. more

Community Service Day on the LILAC

The Lilac Preservation Project announce that Members of the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Sturgeon Bay, a local icebreaker, will be donating a day of service to the museum ship Lilac, a retired Coast Guard cutter that once tended buoys and lighthouses from 0900 to 1600 more