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Portland Marine Society

A tradition since 1796

A shared passion for the seafaring tradition.


Meetings are the third Tuesday of the month September thru June at 1700 at Saltwater Grille, 231 Front Street, South Portland, Maine.

Shared Interests

As part of the seafaring heritage, you'll enjoy the camraderie of your peers.

Unique society

The 4th oldest maritime society in the USA.

Seafaring experiences

Learn and share the history of the society while adding your story to the conversation.

Honor for a career at sea

Our profession is unique and rich with history; we strive to carry it forward to honor the service of the mariner.

Share your story.

Consider joining the Portland Marine Society and add your story to the conversation.