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ShiPosium III - Above and Below the Waterline in Rhode Island
Thursday, 15 May through Sunday, 18 May, 2014

Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
49 America's Cup Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
USA

Join ship history enthusiasts and maritime heritage fans of all ages in Newport, Rhode Island May 15 - 18, 2014 for a fun, four day conference all about ships!  One day ShiPosium features presentations by noted authors, sailors and preservationists followed by receptions, tours and networking. Set in the iconic City By the Sea, this is a don't miss event for any ACBS member, family or friend. Host organization is Steamship Historical Society of America - an official ACBS Marque Club. Dennis Hale, sole survivor of the 1966 Lake Huron disaster- the sinking of the SS Daniel J Morrell, will be the keynote speaker at the Saturday, May 17th Awards Dinner.  Other activities include a behind the scenes tour of the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) with a scheduled appearance by a special guest, a tour of the Herreschoff Museum, and a ride aboard the 1929 classic Rum Runner II. 

Thursday, 15 May through Sunday, 18 May, 2014

Contact:

Diana Moraco
Phone: 401-463-3570
Website: Click to Visit
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