The pinky schooner Ardelle is a representation of the historic pinky schooner type. It is certified to carry passengers and operates out of the Maritime Gloucester museum.
The Marine Museum At Fall River houses a diverse collection of marine artifacts and memorabilia including what the museum claims is one of the largest Titanic exhibitions in the world.
Nicknamed Old Ironsides during the War of 1812, the full-rigged ship USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship in the US Navy and a premier example of the nation's maritime heritage.
Launched in 1894, the fishing schooner Ernestina is now undergoing restoration in New Bedford. More information is available at http://sailernestina.org/.
Jerry Bryant is a native of the State of Maine who for the last 30 years has performed folk music all over the United States. Jerry has been featured in the San Francisco National Maritime Historic Park's sea music concert series, Mystic Seaport Museum's annual Sea Music Festival, South Street Seaport in New York, and many others.
The U.S. Lightship Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue and preservation of Nantucket Lightship/LV-112, a National Historic Landmark. LV-112 is a museum and floating learning center, open to the general public - a place for people of all ages to learn about our nation's seafaring history and the technologies that advanced the nautical and marine sciences.
Only yards away from Old Ironsides, the museum is a must-see for everyone visiting Boston, where interactive galleries take adults, families and children of all ages on a 200-year voyage.
Motivated by civic pride and a desire to preserve the artifacts and narratives of the region, the museum was founded by the children of the progenitors of the American whaling industry. The museum features the world's largest library of whaling logbooks, prints, journals; the world's largest collection of scrimshaw, the world's largest collection of Japanese whaling art and literature outside of Japan, and the world's largest Dutch Old Master mar ...
Built in 1926, Adventure is a 121 foot fishing schooner and a National Historical Landmark. The fishing schooner played a vital role from the earliest days of our nation when Gloucester was its busiest port and we depended on the sea for sustenance and transportation.
Established in 1873, the Surfside Life-Saving Station is now a youth hostel. Accommodations for overnight and/or long-term stays available.
Battleship Cove features several floating exhibits, including the battleship USS Massachusetts.
USS Cassin Young was built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation at San Pedro, California and commissioned on December 31, 1943. Assigned to the Central Pacific, Cassin Young first experienced combat in April 1944, attacking Japanese strongholds in the Caroline Islands. (More photos at http://www.peregrinesea.com)
The Edgartown Harbor Lighthouse, a symbol of safety and guidance for mariners, is also the home for a memorial for children who have died.
The former Gurnet Point Life-Saving Station is now a private residence.
The Boston Naval Shipyard, also called the Charlestown Navy Yard, is part of the Boston National Historical Park.
Boston Tea Party Ships(sm) & Museum preserves and displays artifacts related to the Boston Tea Party. The site features three ship replicas: Beaver, Dartmouth, and Eleanor.
Maritime Gloucester, formerly the Gloucester Marine Heritage Center, is the only working historic waterfront in the Northeast that combines a historic working marine railway, where wooden vessels are hauled and repaired, with a Gulf of Maine aquarium, and vessels tracing the fishing history of the area.
For over 100 years, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has been preparing women and men for exciting and rewarding careers on land and sea. As the nation's oldest and finest co-ed maritime college, MMA challenges students to succeed by balancing a unique regimented lifestyle with a typical four-year college environment.
The Capt. Gamaliel Bradford House, the Capt. Gershom Bradford House, the Capt. Daniel Bradford House and the King Caesar House in Duxbury, Mass. exemplify two-story, wood-frame, Federal style residences.
The Captain John Kendrick Maritime Museum is located in a house purchased by Kendrick in 1778. Kendrick lead an expedition to China in 1787 aboard the brig Lady Washington and opened up the lucrative China Trade for tea, silks and ceramics. He was also the first American to attempt trade with Japan. The museum contains furnishings from the 18th and 19th century, textiles, costumes, maritime paintings, and a model of the schooner Ernestina, which ...