Naval Institute Foundation

Tax-deductible contributions to underwrite completion of the Arbor and Hair projects, or any of the dozens of oral histories currently under way, may be mailed to the Naval Institute Foundation; 291 Wood Road; Annapolis, MD 21402, or made online at (click on "Donate"). For more information, please contact Sue Sweeney at (410) 295-1054 or at .

Institute Photos Help Honor Fallen Submariners

In March 2010, a new memorial honoring Sailors who lost their lives on submarines in World War II was dedicated in San Diego. The 52 Boats Memorial pays tribute to the 3,500 Navy submariners who died on board 52 submarines during the war.

Fifty-two black granite monuments shape the memorial, each bearing an image of the submarine honored. The photos used to create the images were donated to the memorial by the Naval Institute from its photo archive, the largest private collection of its kind in the world.

The Naval Institute maintains its massive photographic archive through photo sales and gift income. By contributing to the Institute, you allow us to support other worthy organizations that share the Institute's goals. Your donation counts!



Conferences and Events

2014 U.S. Naval Institute History Conference

Wed, 2014-10-01

The 2014 Naval History Conference is hosted by the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academywith support from The William M...

Maritime Security Dialogue

Defense Forum Washington 2014

Newseum - Knight Conference Center

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From the Press

Guest Speaker

Thu, 2014-10-02

Guest Lecturer

Thu, 2014-10-02

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