Posts Tagged ‘blog’

Tom Hanks Stars in Historical Drama Greyhound

[caption id="attachment_4440" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Tom Hanks takes on Nazi U-boats in his new World War II drama Greyhound. (Photo from SONY)[/caption]Tom Hanks is back in a charismatic World War II role as Navy Capt. Ernest Krause in the film Greyhound. The movie, based on C.S. more

Battleship North Carolina Receives CAP Grant

Battleship North Carolina recently received a $7,000 CAP grant for collections assessment. The Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program is a joint effort of the Institute of Museum and Library Services - an independent Federal agency, and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation more

HNSA Members Salute to Healthcare Workers and First Responders

On Friday, 20 May 2020, several HNSA organizations around the country sounded their ship whistles as an honor to all healthcare workers and first responders on the front lines battling COVID-19. The initiative began as an idea of Kevin Osgood and his team at the Door County Maritime Museum in more

Constitution Change of Command

[caption id="attachment_4429" align="aligncenter" width="465"] CDR John A. Benda, USN (U.S. Navy Photo)[/caption]On 29 Feb 2020, CDR John A. Benda, USN, relieved CDR Nathaniel R. Shick as commanding officer of the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Charlestown, MA. CDR Benda, becomes more

HNSA Receives Generous Grant from “Tin Can Sailors”

[caption id="attachment_4419" align="aligncenter" width="535"] Photo of the Check Presentation to HNSA (Chuck Merkel, HNSA)[/caption]The National Association of Destroyer Veterans ("Tin Can Sailors") is a long-time Associate Member of Historic Naval Ships Association and its Executive Director, more