In recognition of Black History Month, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum will be highlighting stories of African Americans that helped shape the maritime landscape of Wisconsin and our country. These stories will be told through vignettes around the exhibit galleries, inviting all visitors to come together and celebrate our collective maritime heritage.Find out more »
These technical and in-depth submarine tours are a hit! Prepare to explore areas of the USS COBIA you’ve never seen before on this three hours tour. Participants should be 16 years or older. $15 plus general admission. Space is limited. Call Mike (920)684-0218 x 106 for reservations.Find out more »
Five Great Lakes. 24 hours. One group of divers. Archaeologist, diver and executive producer Stephanie Gandulla will be at the museum screening her documentary Big Five Dive and sharing stories of diving shipwrecks all over the world, including the Great Lakes.Find out more »
USS Lagarto Remembrance Ceremony, Wisconsin Maritime Museum, free, 1pm See website for more details Keel Laid - January 12, 1944 Launched - May 28, 1944 Commissioned - October 14, 1944 USS Lagarto made two war patrols. She sank the Japanese submarine RO-49 and a cargo vessel on her first patrol. Lagarto was sunk on her second patrol by the Japanese minelayer Hatsutaka in the Gulf of Thailand. Hatsutaka was also responsible for a depth charging of USS Cobia and was later sunk by USS Hawkbill. The wreck of Lagarto was discovered on May 15, 2005 and…Find out more »
Midwestern Model Ships & Boats Contest & Display Modelers: Join us May 17-19, 2019 for our 43rd annual event! Registration materials for the 43rd annual model contest will become available for downloading in early 2019. Please contact Wendy at email@example.com or 920-242-4943 if you cannot download or have no printer access so she can send via regular mail. Categories include scratch-built models, kit models, operational models, dioramas, and nautical crafts (which include cannons, anchors, figureheads, nautical decorations, maritime carvings-figureheads, fish, water creatures,…Find out more »
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