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Published by the North Carolina Maritime History Council

Tributaries seeks to support continuing historical, archaeological, and cultural research by publishing articles and reviews related to the maritime history and culture of North Carolina and the Eastern seaboard. The journal accepts a range of articles in the field of maritime studies. All members of the maritime history community, including students and independent researchers, are welcome to submit articles and reviews. Contributors need not be members of the NCMHC or live in the state of North Carolina. Manuscripts submitted for consideration must be based on original research and analysis, and all manuscripts are subject to a peer review process at the editor’s discretion.

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Call for Submissions

Submissions should be addressed to the editor:
Jeremy Borrelli,

Submissions should be no longer than 30 pages, including citations. On the cover page, please provide: article title; author’s names, positions, institutional affiliations, and physical business addresses; and a contact telephone and email address for the corresponding author. Authors should keep the editor informed of any address changes. If the article was presented at a conference, please supply the name and date of the conference on the cover page.

All manuscripts should conform to the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition) – endnotes citation style. Please consult the Chicago Manual for citations, capitalization, abbreviations, numbers, and other grammatical uses. If your manuscript does not conform to the style guide, it may be returned for additional editing before it can be considered. Photographs, tables, charts, and maps are welcome and encouraged.

Tributaries will not reprint or republish articles submitted to and accepted by other publications. Once a manuscript is accepted for publication, it becomes the property of the NCMHC and may not be reproduced elsewhere without NCMHC’s permission. Requests for reproduction rights should be addressed to: Chair, North Carolina Maritime History Council, 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC 28516.

If you have any additional questions about the submission process, please contact the editor:
Jeremy Borrelli,