Seminar Series Presentation and Book Signing: National Maritime Historical Society & Author Eric Wiberg

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Join the National Maritime Historical Society and
Author Eric Wiberg
for the NMHS Seminar Series 
Presentation and Book Signing

U-Boats in the Bahamas 

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Continental Breakfast & Registration 10:30 AM; Lecture 11:00 AM

Hendrick Hudson Free Library
185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY

Author, maritime attorney, historian and avid sailor Eric Wiberg presents his book U-Boats in the Bahamas, the never-told story of the 112 German and Italian submarines that sank 130 Allied ships in World War II in the Bahamas area where the author grew up. Merchant mariners heroically put themselves in danger as they performed the critical task of moving the military and civilian supplies vital to ultimate victory. Book signing will follow.

The Public is invited!  Email  or call 914-737-7878, ext. 0 if you'd like to attend.  A $5 to $10 donation is suggested.  After the lecture, you may attend an NMHS hosted luncheon for $25 (prepaid with cash bar.) 

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The National Maritime Historical Society is a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of our nation’s maritime heritage and the role seafaring has played in shaping civilization. NMHS seeks to educate Americans about our nation’s extraordinary maritime accomplishments and their continuing relevance for national prosperity and cultural vitality. The Society’s initiatives encompass publications, educational programs, sail training, and preservation of historic ships.


National Maritime Historical Society
5 John Walsh Blvd., PO Box 68, Peekskill, NY 10566


The NMHS Seminar Series is generously supported by our sponsors:
Howard Slotnick, The Henry L. & Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation,
Liam Murphy, John Plotke, Jane Syracuse and the Division Street Grill.