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Roger Ottenbach, President of the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society was speaker at the March Seattle Propeller Club. For more information about about the historical society, pls visit: http://www.pugetmaritime.org/Join the Seattle Propeller Club & get involved with your maritime community! http://www.seattlepropellerclub.org/index.html


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2. April 1, 1948 founding of the Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society with the original executive board:Jim Gibbs, Tom Sandry, Joe Williamson, Bob Leithead and Austen Hemion. The goals of the Society were to preserve maritime history and to rebuild the maritime spirit of Seattle.
3,000 artifacts
Largest maritime archives in the area:
70,000 photographs/negatives
7,000 ship plans
5,000 books
30 cubic feet of archival materials
4. What we offer:
Research Services assist people around the world with Pacific Northwest maritime history research.
Monthly Public Programs interesting, entertaining, educational maritime speakers free to the public or charge for meal served.
History Sails to You Outreach Educational Programs speakers for adult programs, hands-on activities for classrooms.
THE SEA CHEST Quarterly publication of Pacific Northwest maritime history.
5. Lake Union Park MOHAI opening November 2012
Partnership with the Museum of History and Industry since 1958
6. View of the Armory building looking to the southwest and the Maritime Gallery on the upper floor the former bridge.
7. Concept sketch for the gallery with views out to Lake Union.
8. A view inside the Armory building and the beginning of construction in January 2011.
9. February 2011 with the ceiling exposed and walls knocked out.
10. March 15, 2011 view to the north and the opening up of the walls to the view of the future Maritime Gallery on the upper level.
11. Join us!
Many ways to be involved:

  • Membership in the Society

12. Sponsorship Opportunities 13. Planned Giving


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