Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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National Lighthouse Museum 
200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point
Staten Island, NY 10301


National Lighthouse Museum 



Floating Palaces: The Great Atlantic Liners 

On January 30, 2020, Bill Miller, known as "Mr. Ocean Liner", will return to speak to us about a century of those grand Atlantic ocean liners. From top deck suites and salons to lower-deck steerage, the race for speed, the lavish interiors and soldiers onboard during wartime... they were the "mechanical marvels" of their time!

Bill Miller is an international authority on the subject of ocean liners & cruise ships. This includes those great ships of the past, those “floating palaces,” as well as the current generation of cruise ships, the “floating resorts”. Called “Mr. Ocean Liner,” he has written over 80 books on the subject: from early steamers, immigrant ships and liners at war to other titles on their fabulous interiors, in post card form and about the highly collectible artifacts from them. He has done specific histories of such celebrated passenger ships as the United States, Queen Mary, Rotterdam, France, Queen Elizabeth 2, Costa Victoria, Super Star Leo and Crystal Serenity.

He has been guest lecturer aboard over 50 different liners, sailing with the likes of Crystal Cruises, Cunard, Carnival, Holland America, Princess, Radisson-Seven Seas, Saga Cruises, Silversea, Seabourn and others. Miller was a public school teacher, in middle school and for social studies, for 32 years. He was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2002.

We hope you'll join us for this event. Admission is $5 for Museum members and $10 for guests.