AUGUST
10

Historian Mark Zangara and USS Tide survivor Jim Gardner recount the 1944 sinking of minesweeper USS Tide

SEPTEMBER
25

The Tattoo Historian comes to NMAS to explore the nautical roots of tattoos.

NOVEMBER
13

Discover the story of Dorothy Still, a Navy Nurse POW in WWII, who spent three years valiantly providing medical care as a prisoner in a Japanese concentration camp. 

Today in
History
MAY
15
1800 - The frigate USS Essex, commanded by Capt. Edward Preble, arrives in Batavia, Java, to escort United States merchant ships.
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