Past Events

June 23rd

HMM Family Festival - PhotosVideo

2013 Lecture Series

November 14th – History Lecture

Mark Lardas, The History of the Port of Houston Video

October 24 – Career Lecture

Rachel de Cordova, Royston and Rayzor & Todd Stewart, Gulf Winds International  ”Charting a Successful Maritime Career” - Video

October 10th – History Lecture

TJ Brown, Naval Aviation in Southeast Asia/ the Vietnam War - Video

September 26th – Career Lecture

Crhis Kocurek, Cameron & Jonathan Schiappa, Diamond Offshore
 ”Charting a Successful Maritime Career” - Video

September 12th – History Lecture

George Bolin, Brown Shipbuilding Company Arms WWII Naval FleetVideo

August 8th – History Lecture

Charles Feazel, Terror in Slow Motion: The Art of War in the Age of Sail - Video

July 17th – History Lecture

Eric Young, Harrisburg Steamships Birth Maritime Trade in Harris County - Video

June 13th – History Lecture

Mark Ladas, Author
Frigate Warfare - Video

May 2nd – History Lecture

Charlie Cozewith
Ship Modeling Through the Ages - Video

April 18th – Career Lecture

Scott Birtle, Clarkson Shipping Services USA & Maria Burns, Texas Southern University
 ”Charting a Successful Maritime Career” - Video

April 11th – History Lecture

Laurence Shallenberger
World War II: SS Ohio & the Relief of Malta - Video

March 28th – Career Lecture

Shanna Castanie, Buffalo Marine Services & Amy Arrowood, J.A.M Distributing Company
 ”Charting a Successful Maritime Career” - Video

March 18th – History Lecture

Thomas Gillette
“Reflections on December 7, 1941: Attack on Pearl Harbor”Video

February 28th – Career Lecture

Karl & Kristofer Schroder, Schroder Marine Services, Inc.
“Charting a Successful Maritime Career”

February 21st – History Lecture

Dr. Stephen Curley, Author
“The Ship That Would Not Die”Video

January 24th – Career Lecture

Steve Nelson, Houston Pilot & Jason Tieman, Port Vision’s Director of Maritime Operations
“Charting a Successful Maritime Career”

January 15th – History Lecture

Alan Sumrall, Author
“Old Hoodoo” The Battleship Texas: America’s 1st Battleship 1895-1911 - Video

2012 Events

October 25th

“HMM Love Boat Cruise”
Kirby Inland Marine M/V Observer

July 26th

“Bonohomme Richard vs Serapis: Flamborough Head 1779″
Book Release & Presentation with Author Mark Lardas

June 28th

“Treasures of the Gulf”
St. Arnold’s Brewery

March 17th

Museum Siting Ceremony
The Sam Houston Pavilion at the Port of Houston

2012 Lecture Series

December 13th

Andrew Hall, Author
“The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou” - Video

November 8th

Eric Young, HMM Docent
The Off-Beat Traveler: Cruise by Cargo Ship - Video

October 18th

Laurence Shallenberger, HMM Docent
 Captain Joshua Slocum: Around the World Alone - Video

September 13th

Burt Reckles, Maritime Miniaturist
The History of Ships-in-Bottles: Art…Craft…CrazyVideo

August 21st

Loren Steff
“The Man Who Thought Like a Ship” - Video

July 19th

John Milligan
The SS United States: America’s 1st & Last Superliner - Video

June 23rd

Dr. Sara Massey
Vietnamese Fishing Communities of the Texas Gulf Coast

May 17th

Edward T. Cotham, Jr.
Battle of the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston

April 17th

Dr. Cyrus Mody, Rice University History Department
Disaster, Safety, and Innovation on the High Seas before and after the Titanic - Video

March 22nd

Tammy Lobaugh, Director, Texas Maritime Academy, Texas A&M University at Galveston
From War to Reef: The Illustrious Life of the Texas Clipper - Video

February 16th

Walter Hansen, wooden ship restoration Specialist
Saving the Hanne Frank: A 1942 Danish Fishing Boat in Houston - Video

January 26th

Captain Mitch Schacter, Director, Maritime Program, San Jacinto College:
A Sea of Opportunities: Maritime Careers Today - Video