Azorean Maritime Heritage Society

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The Azorean Maritime Heritage Society is a U.S nonprofit organization promoting the historical contributions of Azorean sailors and whaleboat builders to the U.S. whaling industry. Founded in 1997 and based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the Society maintains the Azorean Whaleman Gallery at the New Bedford Whaling Museum and hosts the Azorean Whaling Boats Regatta on the Charles River during the annual Boston Portuguese Festival.[1][2]


  1. ^ "New Bedford History / Historical Organizations". The City of New Bedford. Archived from the original on 2009-12-30. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  2. ^ Jose M. Figueiredo (June 14, 2007). "Portugal’s president to visit Hudson". Hudson Sun. Retrieved 2009-12-22. [permanent dead link]