The Marine Society of the City of New York

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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:

Quarterly Luncheon
Date: February 8, 2016
Location: Pier A, Harbor House
  22 Battery Place, NYC

246th Annual Dinner
Date: April 11, 2016
Location: Downtown Marriott, NYC
Guest Speaker: Mr. William Gallagher
  President of International Registries, Inc.
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Quarterly Luncheon
Date: April 28, 2016

Quarterly Luncheon
Date: July 18, 2016

Quarterly Luncheon
Date: October 17, 2016


Contact Information

(212) 425-0448
(212) 425-1117
Postal address
17 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004, Suite 714
Electronic mail
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