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Maritime Research: Selected Institutions With Significant Collections


Hermann T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri

J. Porter Shaw Library, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, California

Mariners Museum Research Library and Archives, Newport News, Virginia (online library catalog)

G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea, Mystic, Connecticut (online library catalog)

Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, (online library catalog)

US National Archives and Records Administration

            Genealogy: Maritime Records

            Coast and Geodetic Survey (Record Group 23)

            Department of Transportation (Record Group 398)

            Federal Maritime Commission (Record Group 358)

            Maritime Administration (Record Group 357)

            Maritime Labor Board (Record Group 157)

            National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370)

            United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)

            United States Navy sources

            United States Shipping Board (Record Group 32)

            War Shipping Administration (Record Group 248)

US National Transportation Safety Board reports

Great Lakes

Historical Collections of the Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University Libraries, Bowling Green, Ohio

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston, Canada


Vaughan Evans Library, Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia

Caird Library, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, United Kingdom (Research guides)

Maritime Archives and Library, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, United Kingdom (Information sheets)

Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Maritime Transport Collection, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Northern Ireland

Royal Naval Museum Library, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

11 January 2007

Published: Wed Jan 03 08:06:51 EST 2018