EARLY TIMELINE

Contributing to American Seapower for over 275 Years 

 1742

Fellowship Club Founded with Captain John Snow as First Member.

1752

A Petition to Incorporate was submitted to the House of Representatives. 

1754

Fellowship Club Transitions to the Marine Society at Boston in New England with Royal Governor Charter.

1760

1773

 King George III ascends to the throne of England.

Boston Tea Party

1784

The Treaty of Paris ends the American Revolutionary War.

1791

Board of Trustees of the Society are authorized by the Commonwealth to appoint Commissioner who in turn appoint Boston Harbor Pilots.

1809

1812-15

War of 1812

An Act of Incorporation assumes the new name of Boston Marine Society

1867

An Act in Relation to the Boston Marine Society's ability to recieve and purchase real & personal estate.

1861-65

American Civil War

1944

WWII

2009

Richard Phillips leads Maersk Alabama through violent pirate attack off Solalia.

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