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.