Maritime Links

Merchant Marine Veterans Organizations
Naval Armed Guard
Maritime Academies
USMM and State Academy Alumni
Historical and Miscellaneous Maritime Organizations
Ship Models and Internet Games
Radio Operators
Sinkings, Wrecks and Diving Sites
Personal Maritime Web Sites
Maritime Press, Books, Magazines, and Videos
Ports, Tugs and Shipping Companies
Ships and shipbuilding
Unions, Nautical Training and Merchant Marine Jobs
Museum Ships and Maritime Museums
WWII Allies and Axis
Canadian Merchant Navy
U.S. Government Sites
Other Military Links
Veteran Links
Special Links includes military memorials
POWs and MIAs
Mariners in Revolution, 1812, Civil War, Spanish-American, WW I, Vietnam
Maritime and Military Posters
Maritime Souvenirs Clothing, hats, shirts, etc
Immigrant, Passenger Arrivals, 19th Century Crew lists

Merchant Marine Veteran Organizations
AMMV National Headquarters

U.S. Merchant Marine Veterans of WWII

Naval Armed Guard
U.S. Navy Armed Guard U.S. Naval Armed Guard of WWII
U.S. Naval Armed Guard Meetings and Reunions
U.S. Naval Armed Guard Casualties

Maritime Academies
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Military Academy, Kings Point, NY
United States Merchant Marine Academy Regimental Band Kings Point, NY
California Maritime Academy California State University, Vallejo, CA
Great Lakes Maritime Academy Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI
Maine Maritime Academy Castine, MA
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Buzzards Bay, MA
New York Maritime Academy State University of New York, Fort Schuyler, NY
Sea Education Association Woods Hole, MA
Texas Maritime Academy Texas A&M University, Galveston, TX
Maritime Schools Links to world Merchant Marine, Naval, Coast Guard, Military, Oceanographic schools

USMM and State Academy Alumni
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association Alumni Association Class news
New York Maritime Academy Alumni Class news

Historical and Miscellaneous Maritime Organizations
African American Warriors
Algonquin US Army Hospital Ship
Chapel of Four Chaplains USAT Dorchester memorial
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) James F. Justin Online Museum
Coast Guard Links Directory
Convoy designations WW II
Donald Saxer St. Petersburg Maritime Service Training Station Library Collection at University of South Florida
Federation of American Scientists, Military Analysis of Sealift
Historic Naval Ships Association
Index to Ships mentioned in Maritime History Books
International Maritime Center Port of Oakland, CA outreach to seafarers
Kansas-linked Names of Ships in World War II
Liberty and Victory ship names associated with Kansas
Louis A. Milne US Army Hospital Ship
Marine Exchange of Puget Sound Non-profit association providing maritime communication services
Maritime Heritage Project West Coast steamships, captains, passengers 1840-1900
Maritime Matters Ocean liners, cruise ships, historic vessels
Maritime Industry Blog, Forums, Maritime tools
Maritime research WWII troopships
Maritime Security Information Information on maritime piracy, ship theft, maritime terrorism
Merchant Mariner's Memorial, Battery Park, NY
Mercy ships Hospital ships staffed by volunteers bring medical aid to poor
Military Foodservice Bibliography US Merchant Marine Cookbooks and Food Service Manuals
National Maritime Historical Society Sea History Journal
Navy League of the United States
Off Soundings Marine, Fishing Vessel, Safety Information
Passenger Ship History Service Commercial site sells lists of voyages and passenger lists for some peacetime ships
Propeller Club of the United States International Headquarters
Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, Seattle WA
Seafarer's Friend Boston Seaman's Friend Society provides Hospitality, Pastoral Care, Advocacy
Seamen's Church Institute New York and New Jersey
Seaweed's Ships Histories U.S. Navy ships
Steamship Historical Society of America
Steamship Historical Society, Southern California Chapter
Transportation Institute Maritime research, education, and promotion
United Seamen's Service
World Ship Society

Youth Maritime Training Association

Ship Models and Internet Games
Motion Models Naval Models
Scale Reproductions
Ship models Kits
World War II Online Internet simulation of combat

Radio Operators
Hoffman Island Radio Association Radio operator veterans who trained at Hoffman Island, NY
Randy's Merchant Marine Personal page includes Ham Radio, & Lighthouse
SS Red Oak Victory Amateur Radio Club
Uncle Sparky's Maritime Radio Home Page
Veteran Wireless Operators Association

Sinkings,Wrecks, Diving Sites
American Merchant ships sunk or damaged in WWII Alphabetical list of American Merchant ships sunk/damaged in WWII
American Merchant ships sunk or damaged in WWI  Chronological list of American Merchant ships sunk/damaged in WWI
Australian Coastline Japanese Submarine Attacks on Ships
California shipwrecks  Database searchable by name, year, captain, etc.
Canadian WWII Merchant Ship Losses Lists of Canadian Merchant Ships lost 1939 to 1945
Cape Hatteras shipwrecks and timeline of the Weeksville Naval Air Station
SS Cities Service Boston History and dive site
SS Esso Bolivar Eyewitness to damage
SS Georgetown Victory Sinking off Ireland
SS John A. Johnson sunk by Japanese sub
SS John Burke photo sequence of explosion
SS James Eagan Layne Wreck Tour
International Registry of Sunken Ships Commercial service
Isthmian Lines

Nordic Underwater Archaeology Wreck Database and Lists for various world regions
North Carolina Shipwrecks Graveyard of the Atlantic - around Cape Hatteras, NC
Northern Maritime Research Purchase Database on CD - 100,000 North American wrecks
Norwegian flag ships sunk or damaged in WWII
SS Peter Silvester Story of sinking and rescue
SS President Coolidge History and dive site
SS President Coolidge

SS Richard Montgomery Liberty sunk with ammunition aboard still off English coast

Schiffsverluste 1939-1945 Shipwreck database
Shipwrecks & Other Maritime Disasters
States Marine Lines
Tacoma Public Library Database of ships built in Northwest and others includes ship wrecks

Personal Maritime Web Sites
Bailey, Bill Kid from Hoboken
Jackson, Ramon Army Ships, Navy Oceanographic Research, Navy Survey Ship, cable repair ships
Mumford, J. Gordon Tanker MV Luling, Battle of the Atlantic, Convoy ONS-154
Maritime web site Don Nugent
Merchant Marine John Brambora
Merchant Marine Veterans Dedication
Merchant Seamen of WW II Allied seamen
Murphy, George - It Didn't Happen On My Watch
Trainor family tribute
Poropat, Cesar Experience on SS West Honaker, Normandy blockship
Willner, Stanley WW2 mariner ex-POW on River Kwai

Maritime Press, Books, Magazines, and Videos
Battle of the Atlantic Bookstore
BMC Publications Bill McGee's Bluejacket Odyssey and The Amphibians Are Coming
Bonanza Street Books - Walnut Creek and Clayton, California - New-Used- Bought - Sold
Columbia Trading Co Used Maritime books
Congressional Information Bureau Daily Maritime Newsletter
Dan Webb Books Great selection of used maritime, aviation, military books. Helpful staff!
Glencannon Press Wide selection of Merchant Marine books
It Didn't Happen On My Watch by George Murphy
Journal of Commerce
Mariner's International Books and Marine Art
Men Who Sailed Liberty Ships Video
Nautical Mind Marine Booksellers & Chart Agents
Sea Classics Monthly Magazine features many Merchant Marine articles
Sea History National Maritime Historical Society magazine 800-221-NMHS
SeaOcean Book Berth Used Maritime books
Sea Power Monthly Magazine of the Navy League
Shipping Out: the Story of America's Seafaring Women Video
Ten Pound Press Used Maritime books
U.S. Naval Institute Press

Ports, Tugs and Shipping Companies
American Association of Port Authorities
Crowley Maritime Corporation Provides diversified transportation services
D&L Salvage
Foss Maritime Maritime Services
Marine Exchange of Puget Sound Non-profit association providing maritime communication services
Moore-McCormack Lines
Moran Towing Company Tugs
Port of Charleston South Carolina
Reinauer Transportation 75 vessels on East Coast and Great Lakes
U.S. Shipping Company House Flags

Ships and shipbuilding
Aircraft repair ships in WWII Code name "Ivory Soap" Bruce Felknor article
American President Line APL History

Arthur Foss, Tugboat ex-Wallowa, National Historic Landmark
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships Online history of many US Navy and USNS vessels [DANFS]
Esso Tankers Auke Visser´s site in Dutch and English
European Steamship Companies Lists of Ships
Fort Ships of World War II Canadian built, name begins with Fort
Gulf Oil tankers
Isthmian Steamship Company
Kaiser Shipyard, Vancouver WA List of ships built during WWII
Kaiser Shipyard, Swan Island, Portland OR List of ships built during WWII
Liberty ships Master list
Liberty ships
Lloyd's Register Database of lists for 1930 to 1945
Maritime Timetable Images Steamship company, schedules, ports-of-call for a long list of ships
Miramar Ship Index Lists of over 200,000 ships (subscription fee)
MSTS/MSC and Oceanographic Ships Army Ships Page, Navy Oceanographic Research, Navy Survey Ship, cable repair ships
U.S. Naval Ships Naval Vessel Register Inventory of Navy ships
New York Shipbuilding in WWII
Ocean Ships of World War II US built for Britain, names begin with Ocean
Park Ships of World War II Canadian built, name begins with Park
Passenger Lists
Shipbuilding and Shipping Industry Maritime Business Strategies
Shipbuilding History Lists of active and inactive shipyards and ships built
Ships Nostalgia Online community
SS Catalina Raising the Catalina Association
SS Catalina history of SS Catalina
SS Gabriel Franchere
SS Loma Victory
SS Robert E. Lee cargo-passenger liner sunk in 1942
SS Pan American Victory Blog to save the ship
SS Winthrop Victory Blog to save the ship
Tacoma Public Library Database of ships built in Northwest
T2 Tankers
US Army ships World War II
US Flag Vessels Current list

Unions, Nautical Training, and Merchant Marine Jobs
American Maritime Congress
American Maritime Officers
Calhoon MEBA Engineering School Nautical training in Maryland
Center for Maritime Training and Education, Seafarers Union at Piney Point MD
Council of American Master Mariners
Crawford Nautical School Nautical training in Seattle
Maritime Industry Jobs
International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
Seafarers information on health, pay and safety
Marine Engineers Beneficial Association
Marine Firemen's Union Headquarters in San Francisco, California
Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies (MITAGS) Nautical training in Maryland
Master Mate & Pilot Rank & File Forum
Sailors Union of the Pacific
Seafarers International Union
Workboat Academy Two year Vocational Program for Mate for Tugboat or Offshore Supply Vessels located in Seattle and Baltimore

Museum Ships and Maritime Museums
Robert H. Smith's Maritime Museums of North America Links to all maritime museums
Admiral Nimitz Museum & Historical Center
American Merchant Marine Museum Located at USMM Academy Kings Point, NY
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry Virtual tour of U-505, a German submarine
Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
Houston Maritime Museum
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Maritime Museum features local maritime history and Merchant Marine in WWII
Mariners' Museum Newport News, VA
Maritime Industry Museum Fort Schuyler, NY
Mystic Seaport Museum Museum of America and the Sea in Mystic, CT
National Maritime Museum San Francisco, CA
National Maritime Museum United Kingdom
North Carolina Maritime Museum Beaufort, NC
Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA
Rosie the Riveter Memorial, Richmond, CA
Maritime Museum of San Diego
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
South Street Seaport Museum New York City Museum
SS American Victory Museum Victory ship in Tampa, FL
SS Furman Victory  AK-280, Effort to save the Furman Victory
SS Jeremiah O'Brien Museum Liberty ship in San Francisco, CA
SS John W. Brown Museum Liberty ship in Baltimore, MD
SS Lane Victory Museum Victory ship in San Pedro, CA -- near Los Angeles
SS Red Oak Victory Museum Victory ship in Richmond, CA -- near San Francisco
US Naval & Shipbuilding Museum/USS Salem United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum, Quincy, MA
USS Potomac President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "Floating White House"
Veterans Memorial Museum Centralia, WA

WWII Allies and Axis
Allied Merchant Navy during World War II
Allied Merchant Navy Tribute
Allies in War Girls in the UK who married Allied Servicemen
Australian Merchant Navy
Australian Merchant Navy US Army Smallships Section
World War II Netherlands site
British Merchant Navy Convoy HX72
British Merchant Navy Association
British Merchant Navy Officers
British World War Two Medals issued to Merchant Seamen
Canonesa Convoy HX72 & U-100
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Names of WW I and WW II dead includes Merchant Navy
Convoy Database Compiled by Arnold Hague
Convoys, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea
Convoy OS-33 Includes SS Cripple Creek, SS Honoluluan, SS Stella Lykes
Convoy Series OS and OS/KMS United Kingdom to Freetown in Sierra Leone, also included vessels sailing to India
Darwin Australia Bombing Personal account
Eyewitness to history World War II eyewitness reports
HyperText History of WWII
Japanese Imperial Navy
Junyo Maru sinking
Mercantile Marine Discussion Forum
National Maritime Museum United Kingdom
National Merchant Navy Association British Merchant Navy group
Naval-History.Net First and Second World War British and Commonwealth Navy casualties and ship histories
Netherlands War Graves Foundation
New Zealand Merchant Navy
Normandy Invasion Maps
Northern Ireland Merchant Navy
Norwegian flag ships sunk or damaged in WWII
Norwegian Seamen Killed on Foreign Ships
Norwegian Seamen's War Memorial
Paperless Archives WWII Presidential papers Churchill, Hitler, and other historical papers
Prelude to War 1940 Netherlands website in Dutch
U-boat Net List of all U-boats, captains, victims, and final fate
U boats Of The Reich  

World War II in the Pacific Chronology
World War II Resources Pearl Harbor History Associates, Inc.
World Navies Today Haze Gray and Underway - Naval History, DANFS

Canadian Merchant Navy
Archives and Collection Society Canadian Maritime conservation and research
Canadian WWII Merchant Ship Losses Lists of Canadian Merchant Ships lost 1939 to 1945
Canadian Merchant Navy Valour at Sea
Canadian Merchant Navy Gordon Mumford includes POW
Canadian Merchant Navy Research Archives Canadian Archives and maritime research

Canadian Navy of Yesterday & Today
Canada Veteran Affairs Government site
Canadian Virtual War Memorial Searchable database of Canadian list of war dead
Canadian privateering
Mercantile Marine Discussion Forum

U.S. Government Sites
American Battle Monuments Commission Administers U. S. military burial grounds overseas; lists name of those buried overseas
Military Sealift Command
Military Sealift Command Ship Register List of ships
National Archives
National Archives Civilian and Military Personnel Records
National Cemetery Administration Veterans Affairs Burial and Headstone Information
National Moment of Remembrance
NOAA Automated Wreck and Obstruction Information System Location of 10,000 submerged wrecks and obstructions in US coastal waters
Popular Government Toll Free Numbers Index to frequently used U.S. Government 1-800 toll-free numbers
US Army Center of Military History
US Army Records
US Army Corps of Engineers
United States Transportation Command
US Army Transportation Museum
US Coast Guard
US Coast Guard Historian's Office
US Coast Guard Mariner Licenses
US Department of Defense POW or Missing Personnel 
US Government Code
US Maritime Administration "Marad"
US Merchant Marine in Korean War
National Archives NARA
National Archives Regional Centers Location of Records Centers throughout the US
US Naval Historical Center
US Naval Magazine Explosion Port Chicago
US Navy
US Navy and Coast Guard Vessel Casualties World War II 12/7/41-10/1/45
US Navy Ships 1940-1945
US Navy ships and Service Craft - current inventory
US Transportation Command
US Veteran's Administration
US Veterans Administration Veterans' Benefits
US Veterans Administration Aid and Attendance and Housebound Benefits Veterans Low Income Assistance Program

Other Military Links
Amphibious Links LCT Flotillas
Fleet Tugs National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Korean War Educator Links to Korean War websites
United States War Dogs Association Former US Military Dog Handlers
US Army Hospital Ship Algonquin
US Army Hospital Ship Louis A. Milne
US LCT 376
US Naval Activities during World War II, listed for each state
US Navy Hospital Ship Sanctuary (AH-17)
US Navy Ships 1940-1945
USS Houston (CA-30) USS Houston survivors, Battle of Java Sea, Battle of Sunda Strait, Railway of Death (Kwai)
USS Indianapolis CA 35 Ship History
USS Kearny DD-432
USS Queenfish Good submarine links
USS Ranger Antisubmarine Patrol in North Atlantic
USS Rowan DD405 WWII personal journal
USS Washington Battleship veterans
Vietnam Veterans
Vietnam Veterans of Florida State Coalition
World War II History

Veteran Links
American War Library Online Military, Veteran, and Military Family Registry
AMVETS National Headquarters National Amvets veteran organization
Armed Forces Benefits Links to various official and non-governmental agencies
California Department of Veterans Affairs CA State Veterans Directory, lists offices, VA clinics, Vet organizations
Resource Guide for Veterans Links to issues, organizations and benefits.
Stars and Stripes Newspaper Online version
U.S. Veteran's Administration Official government agency
Veterans' Benefits Official government information

Special Links
American Battle Monuments Commission 24 overseas military cemeteries
American WWII Orphans Network
D-Day Museum New Orleans
Historical Records Birth, Marriage & Death Ancestry.com (some free information, detail by subscription)
Korean War Dead in National Cemeteries Abroad Search by Name
National Archives
National D-Day Memorial Bedford, Virginia
National Moment of Remembrance
Olympic Institute for Leadership Development Works with students interested in attending federal service academies
Paperless Archives Historical documents on CD to purchase
Popular Government Toll Free Numbers Index to frequently used U.S. Government 1-800 toll-free numbers
Social Security Death Index - Ancestry.com (some free information, detail by subscription)
Social Security Death Index - Rootsweb
WWII Memorial Washington DC

POWs and MIAs
Allied POWS under the Japanese in World War II
American Ex-POWs
Duffy, George mariner POW of Germans and Japanese
Library of Congress Vietnam era POW/MIA database
Merchant Marine POW's
Merchant Marine POW's list of names
MIA Facts Site
Oryoku Maru Story A Hell Ship
Santo Tomas World War II Civilian Internment Camp One family's story
USS Houston (CA-30) USS Houston survivors, Battle of Java Sea, Battle of Sunda Strait, Railway of Death (Kwai)
Willner, Stanley mariner POW of Germans and Japanese

Mariners in Revolution, 1812, Civil War, Spanish-American, WW I, Vietnam
American Prisoners of the Revolution: Names of 8,000 Men held on the Old Jersey
Dartmoor Prison War of 1812
U-Boat Attack 1916 Eyewitness account by U-boat Captain
War at Sea World War I

Maritime and Military Posters
Meehan Military Posters
Zazzle.com Posters

Maritime Souvenirs - Clothing, hats, shirts, pins, medals, etc
Quartermaster Catalog Peacoats, sailor hats, medals
SS Jeremiah O'Brien Museum Liberty ship in San Francisco, CA
SS John Brown Museum Liberty ship in Baltimore, MD
SS Lane Victory Museum Victory ship in San Pedro, California

Immigrant, Passenger Arrivals and 19th Century Crew lists
Ellis Island Immigration Records
Immigrant and Passenger Arrivals Select Catalog of NARA Microfilm Publications
Maritime and Naval Sources Genealogy sources Ancestry.com
Passenger Ship History Service Commercial site sells lists of voyages and passenger lists for some peacetime ships
Researching Passenger Arrival in the United States
Ship Arrivals in the US Arriving in 1890 - 1930

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