The Marine Society of the City of New York

About the Society
Captain's Quarters
Photo Gallery


The Marine Society of New York is a charitable and educational organization, the regular membership being composed entirely of seafarers, all of whom must be, or have been Captains or Officers of merchant vessels under the United States flag. It was formed in colonial days, and formally chartered by King George III in 1770 to "...improve maritime knowledge and relieve indigent and distressed shipmasters, their widows and orphans..." Among the early honorary members of the Society was President George Washington.

Upcoming Events:

248th Annual Dinner
Date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Location: Downtown Marriott, NYC
Guest Speaker: Mr. Edward F. Hanley
Vice President Labor Relations and Marine Standards for Maersk Line, Limited
To Purchase Tickets or to Advertise Click Here

Quarterly Luncheon
Date: Monday, April 23, 2018

Quarterly Luncheon
Date: Monday, July 16, 2018

Quarterly Luncheon
Date: Monday, October 15, 2018

Contact Information

(212) 425-0448
(212) 425-1117
Postal address
17 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004, Suite 230
Electronic mail
General Information:


[ Home ] About the Society ] Captain's Quarters ] Officers ] Merchandise ] Photo Gallery ] Links ]

Send mail to with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright: 2018 Marine Society of the City of New York
Last modified: 2/27/2018
Site Created by Daniel Robson