Resources Included in ShipIndex.org Database

The following resources are included in the ShipIndex.org database, so any ships mentioned in them will be in this database. Shaded resources, like "American Lloyds' Registry", are in the subscription database only.
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Web US Coast Guard Vessel Documentation Center. Merchant Vessels of the United States, via NOAA Office of Science & Technology.  Office of Science & Technology, National Marine Fisheries Service, 2014-. Go there
Book Vale, Brian. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 8 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 164). London: Routledge for the Navy Records Society, 2017.
Book Valuska, David L. The African American in the Union Navy, 1861-1865. New York: Garland Publishing, 1993.
Book Van der Linden, Peter J., John H. Bascom, Marine Historical Center of Detroit. Great Lakes Ships We Remember. Cleveland, OH: Freshwater Press, 1986.
Book van der Merwe, Pieter, editor, and National Maritime Museum (Great Britain). Science and the French and British Navies, 1700-1850. London: National Maritime Museum, 2003.
Book Van Duivenvoorde, Wendy, with Jeremy Green. Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of Batavia and Other Seventeenth-century VOC Ships. College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, 2015.
Book Vernon, Edward, and Bryan Ranft. The Vernon Papers (Navy Records Society, Vol. 99). London: Navy Records Society, 1958.
Book Villiers, Alan. Posted Missing: The Story of Ships Lost Without Trace in Recent Years. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956.
Web Visser, Auke. Auke Visser's International Super Tankers : Oil Bulk Ore Vessels.  Auke Visser's International Super Tankers, 2017. Go there
Web Visser, Auke. Auke Visser's International Super Tankers: Floating Platform and Storage Offshore Units.  Auke Visser's International Super Tankers, 2017. Go there
Web Visser, Auke. Auke Visser's International Super Tankers: Gas Carriers.  Auke Visser's International Super Tankers, 2017. Go there
Web Visser, Auke. Auke Visser's International Super Tankers: Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCC) .  Auke Visser's International Super Tankers, 2017. Go there
Web Visser, Auke. Auke Visser's International Super Tankers: Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC).  Auke Visser's International Super Tankers, 2017. Go there
Book Vojtech, Pat. Chesapeake Bay Skipjacks. Centreville, Md.: Tidewater Publishers, 1993.
Book Von-Maszewski, W. M. German Emigration Ships to New Orleans, 1865-1869. Pasadena, Texas: The author, 1997.
Book Wall, Robert. Ocean Liners. Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1977.
Book Wallin, Homer N. Pearl Harbor: Why, How, Fleet Salvage and Final Appraisal. Washington DC: Naval History Division, 1968.
Book Ward, R. Gerard, Ernest Stanley Dodge. American Activities in the Central Pacific, 1790-1870 : A History, Geography and Ethnography Pertaining to American Involvement and Americans in the Pacific Taken From Contemporary Newspapers, etc. Ridgewood, NJ: Gregg Press, 1967.
Web Warner, Mary-Anne. Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters. Kingswood, NSW: State Records Authority of New South Wales, 1999-.
Book Wasson, George Savary, and Lincoln Colcord. Sailing Days on the Penobscot: The River and Bays as they were in the Old Days. Salem, Massachusetts: Marine Research Society, 1932.
Book Waters, Sydney David. Ordeal by Sea: The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War, 1939-1945. London: New Zealand Shipping Company, 1949.
Web Watson, Alan. The Medusa Trust: Preserving Medusa for Future Generations. Elstead, Surrey, UK: The Medusa Trust. Go there
Web Wayne, Carl, Tugboat Enthusiasts Society of the Americas. Carl Wayne's Tugboat Database.  Tugboat Enthusiasts Society of the Americas, 2003.
Book Weightman, Alfred E. Heraldry in the Royal Navy: Crests and Badges of H. M. Ships. Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1957.
Book Welnetz, Bob. Ships of the Great Lakes on Postcards, Volume 1. Manitowoc, WI: Manitowoc Maritime Museum, 1976.
Book Welnetz, Bob. Ships of the Great Lakes on Postcards, Volume 2. Manitowoc, WI: Manitowoc Maritime Museum, 1977.
Book Wernham, R.B., Sir John Norris, and Sir Francis Drake. Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 127). Brookfield, VT: Temple Smith, 1988.
Web Western Australian Museum. Western Australia Shipwreck Database. Fremantle, Western Australia: Western Australian Museum. Go there
Book Wheeler, Richard. In Pirate Waters. New York, NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1969.
Book Whipple, A.B.C. , and G.A. Little. Tall Ships and Great Captains: A Narrative of Famous Sailing Ships through the Ages and the Courageous Men who Sailed, Fought or Raced them Across the Seas. New York: Harper, 1960.
Book White, Willis H. The Tillotson Family of Long Island, New York: Three Generations of the Descendants of Samuel Tillotson. Herndon, Va.: W.H. White, 2001.
Book Whitehouse, Arch. Fighting Ships. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967.
Book Wiggins, Melanie. Torpedoes in the Gulf: Galveston and the U-boats, 1942-1943. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2004.
Book Wilcox, L. A. Mr. Pepys' Navy. London: G. Bell & Sons Ltd, 1966.
Book Williams, Greg H. Civil and Merchant Vessel Encounters with United States Navy Ships, 1800-2000. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2002.
Book Williams, Greg H. World War II U.S. Navy Vessels in Private Hands: the Boats and Ships. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2013.
Book Williams, Neville J. The Maritime Trade in the East Anglian Ports, 1550-1590. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988.
Book Willis, Sam. The Struggle for Sea Power: a Naval History of the American Revolution. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016.
Book Winfield, Rif. British Warships in the Age of Sail, 1603-1714: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Seaforth Publishing, 2009.
Book Winfield, Rif. British Warships in the Age of Sail, 1714-1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. St. Paul, Minn.: Seaforth Publishing, 2007.
Book Winfield, Rif. British Warships in the Age of Sail, 1793-1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Seaforth Publishing, 2008.
Book Winfield, Rif. British Warships in the Age of Sail, 1817-1863: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Seaforth Publishing, 2014.
Book Winfield, Rif. First Rate: The Greatest Warships in the Age of Sail. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010.
Web Wisconsin Marine Historical Society. Great Lakes Vessel Enrollment Online Database. Madison, Wisc.: Brendon Baillod, 1995-. Go there
Book Wood, William Charles Henry. All Afloat: A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways. Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Co., 1920.
Book Woodman, Richard. Britannia's Realm: In Support of the State, 1763-1816 (A History of the British Merchant Navy, Vol. 2). Stroud, Gloustershire: History Press, 2009.
Book Woodman, Richard. Fiddler's Green: The Great Squandering, 1921-2010 (A History of the British Merchant Navy, Vol. 5). 2010: History Press, Stroud.
Book Woodman, Richard. Masters Under God: Makers of Empire, 1816-1884 (A History of the British Merchant Navy, Vol. 3). 2009: History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire.
Book Woodman, Richard. More Days, More Dollars: The Universal Bucket Chain, 1885-1920 (A History of the British Merchant Navy, Vol. 4). Stroud, Gloucestershire: History Press, 2010.
Book Woodman, Richard. Neptune's Trident: Spices and Slaves, 1500-1807 (A History of the British Merchant Navy, Vol. 1). Gloucestershire: Stroud, 2008.
Book Wright, E. W., ed. Lewis & Dryden's Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Or.: Lewis & Dryden Print. Co., 1895.
Book Wright, Richard N. J. The Chinese Steam Navy, 1862-1945. London: Chatham, 2000.
Web Yanda, Wayne. Murals on the High Seas.  Wayne Yanda, 2019. Go there
Book Young, Ron. The Comprehensive Guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast, Volume 1: 1740-1917. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing Group Ltd., 2000.
Book Young, Ron. The Comprehensive Guide to Shipwrecks of the North East Coast, Volume 2: 1918-2000. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing Group Ltd., 2001.