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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: …

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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  • 1.
  • 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. COLLECTIONS
    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
  • For more information:
    Visit us on the web at www.pugetmaritime.org
    Contact Karen Marshall, Executive Director
    email: admin@pugetmaritime.org
    phone: 206.324.1126 x 41
    Your support preserves our maritime history.