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The Ships at South Street Seaport Museum Video 2017-07-14 14:30

Peking is on her way to meet Combi Dock III in New York Harbor. Combi Dock is a heavy lift ship that will transport the barque to Germany. Stay tuned for more images and videos!

#Goodbye #barquePEKING #historicships

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Peking is on her way to meet Combi Dock III in New York Harbor. Combi Dock is a heavy lift ship that will transport the barque to Germany. Stay tuned for more images and videos!

#Goodbye #barquePEKING #historicships

National Park Service awards more than $1.7 million in Maritime Heritage Grants

The National Park Service announced on Friday the apportionment of $1,752,073 for 27 maritime heritage grants to applicants, and the South Street Seaport Museum is one of them! In partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD), the National P...

The Ships at South Street Seaport Museum Photo 2017-05-22 17:23

May 22 is National Maritime Day! Created by Congress in 1933, the date May 22nd marks the departure of the hybrid sailing ship and steamship Savannah from Savannah, Georgia, in 1819. Savannah was the earliest side-wheel transatlantic steamship, although the majority of her pioneering voyag...

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The work of carefully restoring, repairing, and maintaining our ships never ceases! During every month of the year, volunteers and staff work together to care for our ships. Work includes cleaning and organizing, repairing, painting, polishing, varnishing, and general maintenance. ...

The Ships at South Street Seaport Museum Photo 2017-04-28 14:43

Dear Friends,

Today marks exactly fifty years since the Seaport Museum's charter was signed. Over the past nearly five years since Sandy’s floodwaters soaked the museum, we have all—staff, board, volunteers, and friends—been working extremely hard to make things work under extremel...
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GUN OF THE DAY - Mannlicher Model 1905 Pistol While Germany and Switzerland adopted the Luger, Argentina went for the Mannlicher M1905 in a big way. More than 10,000 of these blowback semi-automatic handguns were purchased. This design never received consideration from Germany and other nations due to its fixed magazine, which required a stripper clip to reload. Caliber: 7.63mm Mannlicher Production Date: 1905 - 1914 #NRAmuseums #GunOfTheDay #history #Argentina