On Friday, June 1 Egan Maritime welcomed its members to the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum to celebrate the 2018 season and the museum's fiftieth year since incorporation.
Enjoy photos from 2017's Family Days at the Museum, free to all thanks to a generous gift from the Battle Family.
Saltmarshes are one of the most productive ecosystems on Earth. Each day rising tides bring in a wash of nutrients and tiny marine organisms to feed the unique plants and animals within the saltmarsh.
While it’s tempting to credit thrifty Yankee lifesavers with figuring out how to retrieve a line tied to the mast of a sinking ship, it was the British who developed the method.