News Releases - Maritime Museum of San Diego

November 21, 2013

Docent Training
Have you ever wanted to volunteer or donate your time and not know where to begin? The top ranked Maritime Museum in North America can use your help. Learn about worldwide maritime history... Click Here to continue reading.

November 13, 2013

Parade of Lights 2013
The best place to see the annual Parade of Lights on San Diego Bay is from the historic ferryboat Berkeley at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Click Here to continue reading.

November 12, 2013

Fall and Winter Sailor’s Days for the Whole Family
The Star of India as well as other ships this fall will be having Sailor’s Days every day from November 23- December 1, 2013 and again December 14 thru December 31 from 9am-2pm. Click Here to continue reading.

July 23, 2013

Ballast Point Announces Beer Festival Aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego
On Sunday August 11, Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits will hold its 17th Anniversary Party & Beer Festival aboard the Maritime Museum of San Diego, with all proceeds to benefit the Maritime Museum. Click Here to continue reading.

April 02, 2013

San Salvador Construction Pictures.
Photographer Jerry Soto’s comprehensive photographic record of San Salvador Construction at Spanish Landing Park. Click Here to view.

March 29, 2013

CNN Travel. Tall ships: 5 ways to blow your hair back this summer.
(CNN) -- The age of sailing ships may be over, but the romance and adventure they inspired still blows our hair back.

This summer, majestic, one-of-a-kind tall ships may be coming to a city near you with their sails unfurled.. Click Here to view article.

March 23, 2013

The Maritime Museum of San Diego Announces dates for Catalina Kayaking & Adventure Sail aboard Californian
SAN DIEGO - March 23, 2013 The Maritime Museum of San Diego, a San Diego nonprofit that serves as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and historic connections with the Pacific world, welcomes adventure travelers aboard for the Catalina Kayaking and Adventure Sail!

 

The Maritime Museum is offering three sailing and kayaking adventures to Catalina Island .....Click here to learn more about Catalina Adventure Sail!

March 13, 2013

KUSI story on volunteer divers.
San Diego company called Veterans Marine Service LLC teamed up with students to clean the bottom of the Star of India as part of a job training program. Click Here to view video.

March 09, 2013

Maritime Museum of San Diego in time crunch to restore Vietnam-era Swift Boat.
San Diego 10news Story - Maritime Museum hopes to restore boat for reunion

 

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is working to restore a vessel linked to the Vietnam War.

Vietnam veteran Tom Matyn is helping the museum restore a vintage 1968 swift boat, and he said, "There's a long road ahead to get her ready." .....Click Here to view article.

March 08, 2013

Sub thriller filmed at Maritime Museum
UT San Diego Story - Movie "Phantom" brings to life Soviet submarine, underwater warfare

 

When U.S. Navy submarines glide past Point Loma and head to sea, what they do in the dark depths is mostly a mystery. Certainly it involves keeping an eye on other navies. .....Click Here to view online article.

 

Copy of UT Newspaper article in PDF form. Click Here for PDF.


"Phantom is one of the most realistic post WWII submarine movies that has ever been made. It is also the first Hollywood movie shot almost entirely inside an actual, Soviet cold-war submarine, docked at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. In particular, the film truly captures the unique camaraderie and courage any submarine crew experiences, whether American or Soviet."
- Captain Charles MacVean, US Navy (ret). Former Skipper, U.S.S. SEAWOLF (SSN-575)


Phantom's movie trailer - Click Here.

February 26, 2013

Celestial Navigation Class to Start. Maritime Museum to host course.
EMBARCADERO—The Maritime Museum of San Diego will once again host its popular twelve week course on history of celestial navigation through the ages. The course will integrate .....Click to read more

February 22, 2013

San Salvador 60 Percent Complete After Two Years Of Construction.
KPBS SAN DIEGO — Just across from the San Diego airport, a parking lot is celebrating a major milestone: the two-year anniversary of when it was transformed into a 16th century shipyard. Click Here for Video and story.

February 05, 2013

Maritime Museum Receives National Award. NEH Teacher Workshop to be held.
Embarcadero― This summer, 80 teachers from across the country will have the chance to learn about “Empires of the Wind: Exploration of the Pacific West Coast of the United .....Click to read more

January 03, 2013

Pirate Party on the Embarcadero. Maritime Museum to host event May 18 & 19.
Embarcadero- A two day celebration for kids will include kids costume contests, carnival games, cannon firings, weapon demonstrations, sword fights, appearances by mermaids and scavenger hunt for pirate .....Click to read more

April 10, 2012

The Maritime Museum of San Diego Announces Wednesday Weddings!
SAN DIEGO - April 10, 2012 The Maritime Museum of San Diego, a San Diego nonprofit that serves as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and historic connections with the Pacific world, announces Wednesday Weddings. Special wedding ceremonies are now available every Wednesday from 12pm-6pm by appointment

 

With the costs of weddings soaring, The Maritime Museum of San Diego offers a non-traditional route to brides and grooms .....Click to read more

March 23, 2012

The Maritime Museum of San Diego Invites San Diegans to a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Host an Event at the San Salvador Build Site
SAN DIEGO - March 23, 2012 The Maritime Museum of San Diego, a San Diego nonprofit that serves as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and historic connections with the Pacific world, welcomes guests to host a private waterfront event at the San Salvador Build Site on Spanish Landing.

 

Whether a corporate dinner, a group mixer, a party, or a celebration-the Maritime Museum offers a venue unlike .....Click to read more

March 12, 2012

The Maritime Museum of San Diego Announces 2nd Annual Catalina Kayaking & Adventure Sail on Californian
SAN DIEGO - March 12, 2012 The Maritime Museum of San Diego, a San Diego nonprofit that serves as the community memory of our seafaring experience by collecting, preserving, and presenting our rich maritime heritage and historic connections with the Pacific world, welcomes adventure travelers aboard for the Catalina Kayaking and Adventure Sail!

 

The Maritime Museum is offering three sailing and kayaking adventures to Catalina Island .....Click to read more