48 – Starred Union Jack Being Sought for Battle of Midway Anniversary

HNSA Member, former ED at the Naval Historical Foundation, and member of the Battle of Midway Committee, Capt. Todd Creekman, USN (Ret.), is asking for help. With the Navy returning to the traditional Navy "union jack" to the bows of anchored and moored ships on 4 June 2019, the Battle of more

Efforts to Preserve USS HOUSTON off Indonesia

This is an article from Jakarta regarding safeguarding the sunken USS HOUSTON from being stripped by rogue salvers. read more

Patriots Point Seeks Help locating WWII, D-Day Veterans

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum’s education department is asking for help in locating World War II, D-Day veterans for a special June 6 program that commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Allied powers’ invasion of France and honors the heroes that fought in the attack. more

16′ Model of “Dreadnought” looking for new home

Cecil Johnson writes that on  board the USS Lexington in Corpus Christi, TX, there is a huge model of the "Dreadnought" which measures c.16' long with a 3' beam. The folks on Lexington are looking for a new home for the model and asked if anyone in HNSA would be interested. If so, please more

USS Duluth (LPD-6) 2019 Reunion

The USS Duluth (LPD-6) 2019 reunion is scheduled to take place on June 12-16, 2019, in Duluth, Minnesota, at the Suites Hotel at Waterfront Plaza. Call (800)794-1716 to book your room. For more information, contact John Adams or call (610)213-6379. To visit the USS Duluth Reunion website for POD more

Website: “Museum Ship Parts Trader”

Bob Pointer of the LST-325 - noting that Museum Ships often have problems obtaining equipment, parts, and supplies, especially period items, and that some ships have excess inventory but do not know where to look. He has kindly told HNSA that there is a Website through Facebook that might be of more

Researcher in UK seeking help on US Sonar Recordings

Mr. David Tompkins, a writer in the UK, is seeking help on "SONAR training records used by the SONAR / radar training schools in the U.K. during WW2. I assume it would've been for the ASDIC systems? I wondered any US SONAR recordings, or something similar to what you have, might've been used by more

Techniques of Riveted Vessels

Following the appearance in the most recent edition of Anchor Watch, Joe Lombardi, Preservation Chair of HNSA and President of Ocean Technical Services, along with Robert Dvorak, Hull Superintendent, and James Brauer, General Foreman/Dockmaster of the Bay Shipbuilding Co., Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, more

Duplicate Ship Plans Offered by Los Angeles Maritime Museum

Marifrances Trielli, Director of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum has announced that her archivist has identified some duplicate ships plans that are being offered institutional members, including HNSA.  For more information, contact the Museum Archivist, Liz Ruth, at 310-548-7618 ext 215 or more