CIVILIAN SHIPS
Names beginning with the letter M

This page lists all M -named Civilian Ships whose pictures are available through the Online Library.

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M -named ships are listed below in alphabetical order.



  • M.J. Scanlon (Freighter, 1918). Later renamed Missoula, Malamton and Minotaur
  • M.M. Davis (Fishing Vessel, 1912)

  • Maartensdijk (Cargo Ship, 1902)
  • Machigonne (Coastal Passenger Steamship, 1907)
  • Machigonne (Steam Yacht, 1909)
  • Macona (Coastal Passenger-Cargo Ship, 1903). Originally named City of Macon
  • Madge (Motor Boat, 1915). Previously named Manitee & later renamed Mary Pope
  • Madge II (Motor Boat, 1914). Later renamed Beaumere II
  • Maeve, Queen (Tanker, 1902). Properly called Queen Maeve

  • Magdalena (Freighter, 1909). Previously named Jean, Margarita Calafati, Gladstone and Sports
  • Magnolia (Steamship, 1852-1877). Originally named Augusta
  • Mahia (Yacht, in service 1969)
  • Maine (Freighter, 1903). Renamed Virginian in 1908
  • Major Wheeler (Freighter, 1918)

  • Malamton (Freighter, 1918). Previously named M.J. Scanlon and Missoula. Later renamed Minotaur
  • Malang (Dutch Freighter, 1898). Later renamed Atlantide
  • Malay (Steam Yacht, 1898)
  • Malolo (Passenger Liner, 1927). Renamed Matsonia, 1937
  • Malvern (Harbor Tug, 1900)
  • Malvern Hill (Harbor Tug, 1900)

  • Manchonak (Motor Boat, 1910). Later renamed Rutoma
  • Manchuria (Passenger Liner, 1904). Later renamed President Johnson
  • Mandeville (River Passenger Steamer, 1914). Originally named Hanover
  • Manitee (Motor Boat, 1915). Later renamed Madge and Mary Pope
  • Manhattan (Coastal Passenger Steamship, 1913)
  • Manito II (Motor Boat, 1912)
  • Mann, Isaac T. (Collier, 1917). Properly called Isaac T. Mann
  • Manta (Freighter, 1916)
  • Manuel Llaguno (Schooner Barge, 1879). Later renamed Washington

  • Maren Lee (Harbor Tug). In service at Newport News, Virginia, 1919
  • Margaret (Steam Yacht, 1899). Also named Eugenia and Marjorie
  • Margaret (Auxiliary Schooner, 1903). Originally named Savarona I
  • Margaret (Menhaden Fishing Tawler, 1912)
  • Margaret (Steam Yacht, 1913)
  • Margaret O (Motor Boat, 1915)
  • Margaret (Freighter, 1916)

  • Margaret & Jessie (Blockade Running Steamship, 1858). Originally the British steamer Douglas
  • Margarita (Steam Yacht, 1889). Previously named Semiramis and later renamed Narada
  • Margarita Calafati (Freighter, 1909). Originally named Jean. Later renamed Gladstone, Sports and Magdalena
  • Margin (Motor Boat, 1917)
  • Marguerite (Motor Boat, 1916)

  • Maria L. (Freighter, 1916). Previously named Munrio, Szent Gellert, Carola and Mary Louise. Later renamed Tropic and Nerina
  • Mariana (Freighter, 1915)
  • Marica (Freighter, 1919). Later renamed Lillian Luckenbach
  • Marina Quezada (Costa Rican Freighter, 1909). Originally named Gladstone. Later renamed Severance and Yankee Sword
  • Mariner (Harbor Tug, 1899). Formerly named Jack T. Scully
  • Mariner (Harbor Tug). Possibly in service in about 1917
  • Mariner (Tug, 1906-19??)
  • Marjorie (Steam Yacht, 1899). Also named Eugenia and Margaret
  • Marjorie M. (Motor Boat, 1912)

  • Mark (German Freighter, 1913). Later renamed Suwanee and Poznam
  • Marne (Freighter, 1918). Renamed Western Chief before completion
  • Marne (Freighter, 1918). Later renamed Marne Maru and Yuzan Maru
  • Martha Washington (Austrian Passenger Liner, 1908)
  • Martini, Zenobia (Tanker, 1902). Properly called Zenobia Martini

  • Mary (Motor Boat, 1907). Previously named Dida and possibly Boston
  • Mary Alice (Steam Yacht, 1897)
  • Mary Louise (Freighter, 1916). Previously named Munrio, Szent Gellert and Carola. Later renamed Maria L., Tropic and Nerina
  • Mary Luckenbach (Freighter, 1919). Previously named Sac City and Black Falcon
  • Mary Pope (Motor Boat, 1915). Previously named Manitee and Madge
  • Mary V. (Freighter, 1917). Previously named War Fox, Lake Forest, Venetier, Tabakhandel, Este, Chollin, Rafael Aritzia and San Patricio. Later renamed Kadio S.

  • Massachusetts (Screw Steamship, 1860). Later renamed Crescent City
  • Massachusetts (Coastal Freighter, later Coastal Passenger Liner, 1907)
  • Mathew Luckenbach (Freighter, 1918-1943). Previously named Deerfield and Kelvina
  • Matoika, Princess (German and American Passenger Liner, 1900). Properly called Princess Matoika
  • Matsonia (Passenger Steamship, 1913). Later renamed Etolin
  • Matsonia (Passenger Liner, 1927). Name changed from Malolo, 1937

  • Maud (Motor Boat, circa 1913)
  • Maui (Passenger Steamship, 1917)
  • Mauna Loa (Motor Boat, 1916)
  • May (Steam Yacht, 1891)
  • Maysie (Motor Boat, 1899). Previously named Verano and Laurena
  • Mazzella, Erminia (Italian Freighter, 1918). Properly called Erminia Mazzella

  • McAllister, Roderick (Harbor Tug, in service circa 1961). Properly called Roderick McAllister
  • McClellan (Steamship, employed as a transport in 1861-1862)
  • McCurdy, Robert H. (Four-masted Schooner, 1903). Properly called Robert H. McCurdy
  • McKenney, William A. (Freighter, 1916). Properly called William A. McKenney
  • McNeal, G.H. (Fishing Vessel, 1911). Properly called G.H. McNeal
  • McNeal, Kenneth L. (Fishing Vessel, 1913). Properly called Kenneth L. McNeal

  • Meita (Motor Boat). Based at St. Petersburg, Florida, prior to World War I
  • Meloria (Tanker, 1902). Originally named J.M. Guffey
  • Melville (Steam Tug, 1903)
  • Memphis (Screw Steamship, 1853-1868). Originally named Mount Savage. Later renamed General Custer
  • Memphis (Blockade Running Steamship, 1862). Later renamed Mississippi

  • Merauke (Dutch Freighter, 1911)
  • Mercedita (Steamship, 1861-1901). Served as USS Mercedita in 1861-65
  • Mercer (Freighter, 1918). Later renamed Empire Kangaroo, Parthenia, Erminia Mazzella and Pina Onorato
  • Merchant (Harbor Passenger Steamer, 1904)
  • Mercurius (Dutch Freighter, 1909)
  • Merry Queen (Steamer, in service 1942)

  • Messick, W.L. (Fishing Vessel, 1911). Properly called W.L. Messick
  • Me-Too (Motor Boat, 1913)
  • Metacomet (Steamship, 1854)
  • Metcalf No. 1 (Steam Lighter, in service 1917)
  • Metropolis (Steamship, 1861). Named Stars & Stripes until 1871
  • Mexican (Freighter, 1907)

  • Middlesex (Collier, 1912)
  • Mikawe (Motor Boat, 1916)
  • Milo (Whaling Ship, captured 22 June 1865 by CSS Shendandoah)

  • Mina Piqurea (Freighter, 1900). Previously named Pleiades, Segundo and Cabo Santa Maria
  • Minard, Ingenieur (French Ferry Lighter, 1911). Properly called Ingenieur Minard
  • Minerva (Motor Boat, 1914)
  • Minnemac II (Motor Boat, 1914)
  • Minnesota (Passenger-Cargo Ship, 1904)
  • Minnesotan (Freighter, 1912)
  • Minotaur (Freighter, 1918). Previously named M.J. Scanlon, Missoula and Malamton

  • Miramar (Motor Boat, 1907). Originally named Lillian II
  • Miramichi (Steamship, 1864). Previously named Bat and Teazer
  • Miriella (British Tanker, 1913). Previously named Wieldrecht and Myriel

  • Miss Toledo (Motor Boat, 1917)
  • Mississippi (Steamship, 1861). Later became South America (1865-1879)
  • Mississippi (Steamship, 1862-1883). Originally named Memphis
  • Missoula (Freighter, 1918). Originally named M.J. Scanlon. Later renamed Malamton and Minotaur
  • Mist (Steam Launch, 1904)
  • Mittlemeer (German Tanker, in service 1936)

  • Moccasin (Passenger-Cargo Steamer, 1903). Originally named Prinz Joachim. Later renamed Porto Rico
  • Mohican (Steam Yacht, 1890). Previously named Lady Godiva and Norseman
  • Moldegaard (Norwegian, later Canadian and American, Freighter, 1906)

  • Mona (Motor Boat, 1910). Later renamed Topsy and Shrewsbury
  • Monaloa (Steam Yacht, 1901). Later renamed Orca
  • Monaloa (Motor Yacht, 1909). Later renamed Edorea
  • Mongolia (Passenger-Cargo Steamship, 1904). Later renamed President Fillmore and Panamanian
  • Montanan (Freighter, 1913)
  • Montclair (Refrigerator Ship, 1918). Originally named War Speed
  • Montgomery (Screw Steamship, 1858)
  • Montpelier (American Freighter, 1917). Was originally the German freighter Bochum (1912)
  • Montoso (Freighter, 1911). Later renamed Chee Hsing and Starside

  • Moore, Amanda (Tug, 1900). Properly called Amanda Moore
  • Moore, Howard C. (Harbor Tug, 1913). Properly called Howard C. Moore
  • Moosehead (Coastal Passenger Steamer, 1911)
  • Moran, Catherine (Harbor Tug, active 1919). Properly called Catherine Moran
  • Moran, Cynthia (Harbor Tug, active 1958). Properly called Cynthia Moran
  • Morawitz (Austro-Hungarian Freighter, 1907). Later named Kermoor, Morawitz and Purley Oaks
  • Mormaclark (Freighter, 1939)
  • Morse, C.W. (River Passenger Steamer, 1903). Properly called C.W. Morse

  • Mount Clay (Passenger Steamer, 1904). Previously named Prinz Eitel Friedrich and DeKalb
  • Mount Kyllene (Freighter, 1917). Originally named Walter D. Munson
  • Mount McKinley (Passenger Ship, 1918). Previously named Santa Luisa, El Salvador and Santa Ana
  • Mount Savage (Screw Steamship, 1853-1868). Later renamed Memphis and General Custer
  • Mount Shasta (Freighter, 1917). Originally named Sagaland
  • Mount Sidney (Cargo Ship, 1906. Renamed 1922). Previously USS Kerlew (ID # 1325)
  • Mount Vernon (Screw Steamship, 1859)

  • Munaires (Freighter, 1917)
  • Munalbro (Collier, 1916). Later renamed James L. Richards
  • Mundelta (Freighter, 1917). Later renamed Munlock and Rizan Maru
  • Munlock (Freighter, 1917). Originally named Mundelta. Later renamed Rizan Maru
  • Munplace (Freighter, 1916)
  • Munrio (Freighter, 1916). Later renamed Szent Gellert, Carola, Mary Louise, Maria L., Tropic and Nerina
  • Munsomo (Freighter, 1916). Later renamed Capo Orso
  • Munson, Walter D. (Freighter, 1917). Properly called Walter D. Munson

  • Muscatine (Refrigerated Cargo Ship, 1918). Launched as Stian. Later renamed Floridian and Elizabeth
  • Mustang (Motor Boat, 1911)
  • Myriel (Dutch and British Tanker, 1913). Originally named Wieldrecht. Later renamed Miriella
  • Myrtle (Motor Boat, 1915)
  • Mystery (Motor Boat, 1916)
  • Mystery (Motor Boat, 1917)
  • Mystery (Fishing Boat, 1886)

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