The Sea Chest

A Journal in its 45th year  of recording Pacific NW Maritime History.

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Upcoming Programs

April 2 April’s speaker, PSMHS board member Nathaniel Howe, will provide an inside look at the major restoration work completed on Lightship No. 83 “Swiftsure” (1904) last summer.  
Ninety-one days and a half-million dollars were spent in the shipyard overhauling the 620-ton riveted steel ship. The 110 year-old ship offered up plenty of surprises and a few lessons along the way.  . . . Click HERE
Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society & Three Sheets Northwest launch site!   PSMHS E-Newsletterr!
The Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, along with other members of the Pacific Northwest Maritime Heritage Council and the maritime news website Three Sheets Northwest, have jointly launched the Northwest Maritime Heritage site at this location. The online resource allows users to quickly find all of the region's historic ships, lighthouses, maritime museums, archives and events to help them explore the region’s nautical past. 



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The cultural services agency for King County, WA


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