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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Book Gwyn, Julian, and Sir Peter Warren. The Royal Navy and North America: The Warren Papers, 1736-1752 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 118). London: Navy Records Society, 1973.
Web Hadland, Harvey, and Bob Mackreth. Fish Tugs of the Greatest Lake: Bayfield, Wisconsin.  2002 - 2016. Go there
Book Hale, John R. Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. New York, NY: Viking, 2009.
Book Halpern, Paul G. Mediterranean Fleet, 1930-1939 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 163). New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group for the Navy Records Society, 2016.
Book Halpern, Paul G. Naval History of World War I. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2012.
Book Halpern, Paul G. The Mediterranean Fleet, 1919-1929 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 158). Burlington, VT: Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, 2011.
Book Halpern, Paul G. The Royal Navy in the Mediterranean, 1915-1918 (Navy Records Society Vol. 126). Aldershot, Hants.: Temple Smith, for the Navy Records Society, 1987.
Book Hamilton, Douglas J., and Robert J. Blyth. Representing Slavery: Art, Artefacts, and Archives in the Collections of the National Maritime Museum. Aldershot, England; & Burlington, VT: Lund Humphries, 2007.
Book Hampshire, Edward. From East of Suez to the Eastern Atlantic: British Naval Policy 1964-70. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2013.
Book H. E. Hancock, and L. Cope Cornford. Semper Fidelis: The Saga of The Navies (1924-1948): Being an Account of the Services of the Ships and Men of the General Steam Navigation Company, Limited, in Peace and War Through the Period 1942-1948. London: General Steam Navigation Co., 1949.
Book Harbron, John D. Communist Ships and Shipping. New York: Praeger, 1963.
Book Harland, John, Mark Myers. Seamanship In the Age of Sail : An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-war, 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000.
Web Harley, Simon, Nick Jellicoe, & Anthony Lovell. The Dreadnought Project.  Go there
Web Harrison, Simon. Three Decks: Warships in the Age of Sail.  Simon Harrison, 2010-2012. Go there
Book Hart Dyke, David. Four Weeks in May: The Loss of the HMS Coventry: A Captain's Story. London: Atlantic, 2007.
Book Haskew, Michael E. Aircraft Carriers: The Illustrated History of the World's Most Important Warships. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2016.
Book Hastings, D.J. The Royal Indian Navy, 1612-1950. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1988.
Book Hatch, Gardner N., Destroyer Escort Sailors Association. Trim, but Deadly (Volume II). Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co., 1987.
Book Hattendorf, John B. British Naval Documents, 1204-1960 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 131). Aldershot, Hants, England: Scholar Press, for the Navy Records Society, 1993.
Book Hattendorf, John B., and Richard W. Unger, eds. War at Sea in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK: Boydell Press, 2003.
Book Hattendorf, John B., ed. Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Book Havighurst, Walter. Voices on the River: The Story of the Mississippi Waterwayw. New York: Macmillan, 1964. New
Book Havighurst, Walter Edwin. The Long Ships Passing: The Story of the Great Lakes. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., 1943.
Book Hawke, Edward, and Ruddock F. MacKay. The Hawke Papers: A Selection, 1743-1771 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 129). Aldershot, UK: Scolar Press for the Navy Records Society, 1990.
Book Haws, Duncan, and David Savill. Anchor Line (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 9). Hereford, England: TCL Publications, 1988.
Book Haws, Duncan. Donaldson Line (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 13). Heresford, England: TLC Publications, 1988.
Book Haws, Duncan. Glen and Shire Lines (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 22). 1991. New
Book Haws, Duncan. Pacific Steam Navigation Company (PSNC) (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 8). Hereford, England: TCL Publications, 1990.
Book Haws, Duncan, and Alexander Anthony Hurst. The Maritime History of the World: a Chronological Survey of Maritime Events, Supplemented by Commentaries. Sussex, England: Teredo Books Ltd., 1985.
Book Haws, Duncan. The Ships of the Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Ships in Profile, no. 6). Torquay: TCL Publications, 1984.
Book Haws, Duncan. The Ships of the Cunard, American, Red Star, Inman, Leyland, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and White Star lines (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 2). Cambridge, England: Stephens, 1979.
Book Haws, Duncan. The Ships of the Hamburg America, Adler, and Carr Lines (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 4). Cambridge: Stephens, 1980.
Book Haws, Duncan. The Ships of the New Zealand Shipping and Federal Steam Navigation Companies (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 7). Burwash, E Sussex: TCL Publications, 1985.
Book Haws, Duncan. The Ships of the Royal Mail & Nelson Lines (Merchant Ships in Profille, no. 5). Crowborough, Sussex: TCL Publications, 1982.
Book Haws, Duncan. The Ships of the Union, Castle & Union-Castle, Allan, and Canadian Pacific Lines (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 3). Cambridge, England: Patrick Stephens, 1979.
Book Haws, Duncan, and Stephen Rabson. The Ships of the P&O, Orient, and Blue Anchor Lines (Merchant Fleets in Profile, no. 1). Cambridge, England: P. Stephens, 1978.
Book Heal, S.C. A Great Fleet of Ships: The Canadian Forts & Parks. St. Catharines, Ont.: Vanwell Publishing, 1999.
Book Hearn, Chester G. Ellet's Brigade: The Strangest Outfit of All. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000.
Book Hearn, Chester G. George Washington's Schooners: The First American Navy. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1995.
Book Hegarty, Reginald B., Philip F. Purrington, and Alexander Starbuck. Returns of Whaling Vessels Sailing From American Ports: A Continuation of Alexander Starbuck's "History of the American Whaling Fishery," 1876-1928. New Bedford, Mass.: Old Dartmouth Historical Society and Whaling Museum, 1959.
Book Hegarty, Reginald B., comp. Addendum to "Starbuck" and "Whaling Masters": New Bedford Customs District. New Bedford, Mass.: New Bedford Free Public Library, 1964.
Book Heidler, David Stephen, and Jeanne T. Heidler. Encyclopedia of the War of 1812. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1997.
Web Helgason, Gudmundur, , ed. uboat.net. Reykjavik, Iceland: G. Helgason, 1995-2011.
Book Henderson, Graeme. Unfinished Voyages: Western Australian Shipwrecks, 1622 - 1850 (2nd. Edition) . Crawley: University of Western Australia Press, 2007.
Book Hepper, David J. British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail, 1650-1859. Rotherfield, UK: Jean Boudriot Publications, 1994.
Book Hepper, David J. British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era, 1860-1919. London: Chatham Publishing, 2006.
Book Hewett, Janet B., ed. Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Co., 2001.
Book Heyl, Erik. Early American Steamers (Volumes 1-6). Buffalo, NY: Erik Heyl, 1953-1969.
Book Hill, Alexander , Felipe Rodriguez. Soviet Destroyers of World War II. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2018.
Book Hill, Frederic B. Ships, Swindlers, and Scalded Hogs: The Rise and Fall of the Crooker Shipyard in Bath, Maine. Lanham, MD: Down East Books, 2016.
Web Historical Collections of the Great Lakes. Great Lakes Vessels Online Index. Bowling Green, Ohio: BGSU Libraries. Go there
Book Hollett, David. Passage to the New World: Packet Ships and Irish Famine Emigrants, 1845-1851. Abergavenny, Great Britain: P.M. Heaton Publishing, 1995.
Book Holly, David C. Chesapeake Steamboats: Vanished Fleet. Centreville, Md.: Tidewater Publishers, 1994.
Book Hood, Viscount Samuel, and David Hannay. Letters Written by Sir Samuel Hood (Viscount Hood) in 1781-2-3 (Navy Records Society Vol. 3). London: Navy Records Society, 1895.
Book Hooper, Ralph W., and Rodney P. Carlisle. Oil & Water: The Story of Interstate Oil Transport. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Independence Seaport Museum, 2003.
Book Hore, Peter, and National Maritime Museum. The Habit of Victory: The Story of the Royal Navy, 1545 to 1945. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 2005.
Web Hoskin, John E. Flotilla Australia.  John E. Hoskin, 2007-12. Go there
Book Hough, Richard. Fighting Ships. New York: Putnam, 1969.
Book Howarth, Stephen. To Shining Sea: A History of the United States Navy, 1775-1991. New York: Random House, 1991.
Book Howe, Octavius T., M.D., and Frederick C. Matthews. American Clipper Ships, 1833-1858. Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1926.
Book Eleanor Hughes, et al. Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-century British Marine Painting. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.
Book Hunter, Louis C. Steamboats on the Western Rivers: An Economic and Technological History. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1949.
Book Hurst, Alex A. Square-riggers - The Final Epoch. 1921-1958. Sussex, U.K.: Teredo Books, 1972.
Book Huycke, Harold D. To Santa Rosalia: Further and Back. Newport News, VA: Mariners Museum, 1970.
Book Hyde, Francis E. , J.R. Harris and A.M. Bourn. Shipping Enterprise and Management, 1830-1939: Harrisons of Liverpool. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1967.
Book Hyde, Francis E., and J. R. Harris. Blue Funnel: A History of the Alfred Holt and Company of Liverpool, from 1865 to 1914. Liverpool, England: Liverpool University Press, 1957.
Book Ingpen, Brian D. Unicorn: Navigating New Frontiers. Vlaeberg, South Africa: Fernwood Press, 2003.
Book Ingram, C.W.N. New Zealand Shipwrecks, 1795-1970. Wellington, NZ: A.H. & A. W. Reed, 1974.
Book Jackson, Gordon. The British Whaling Trade. London: Adam & Charles Black, 2004. New
Book Jackson, John W. The Pennsylvania Navy, 1775-1781: The Defense of the Delaware. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1974.
Book Jackson, Melvin H. The Historic American Merchant Marine Survey: Works Progress Administration, Federal Project No. 6. Salem, NH: Ayer Company Publishers, 1983.
Book Jackson, Robert. Kriegsmarine: The Illustrated History of the German Navy in World War II. London: Aurum, 2001.
Book Jackson, Robert M. The Ships' Locator: A Reference to Over 2,000 Ships, Schooners, and Other Vessels of Nineteenth-Century New England and the Atlantic Seaboard. Salem, Mass.: Higginson Book Co., 1998.
Book Jackson, Walter A. The Doghole Schooners. Volcano, Calif.: California Traveler, 1969.
Book Jaffee, Walter W. Heritage of the Sea: the Training Ships of Maine Maritime Academy. Palo Alto, CA: Glencannon Press: Maritime Books, 2000.
Book Jaffee, Walter W. The Liberty Ships from A (A.B. Hammond) to Z (Zona Gale). Palo Alto, Calif.: Glencannon Press, 2004.
Web Jakota Cruise Systems. FleetMon. Rostock, Germany: JAKOTA Cruise Systems GmbH, 2012-. Go there
Book James, Alan, Carlos Alfaro Zaforteza, Malcolm H. Murfett. European Navies and the Conduct of War. New York: Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
Book James, Bartholomew, John Knox Laughton, James Young F. Sullivan. The Journal of Rear-Admiral Bartholomew James, 1752-1828 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 6). London: Navy Records Society, 1896.
Book Jane, Fred T. The British Battle Fleet: Its Inception and Growth Throughout the Centuries to the Present Day. London: Tri-Service Press, 1990.
Book Jean, John. Jersey Sailing Ships. Chichester, Sussex: Phillimore, 1982.
Book Jellicoe, John Rushworth. The Grand Fleet, 1914-16: Its Creation, Development and Work. New York: G.H. Doran, 1919.
Book Jellicoe, John Rushworth, and A. Temple Patterson. The Jellicoe Papers: Selections From the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe of Scapa, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 108). Shortlands (Kent): Navy Records Society, 1966.
Book Jellicoe, John Rushworth, and A. Temple Patterson. The Jellicoe Papers: Selections From the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe of Scapa, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 111) . Shortlands (Kent): Navy Records Society, 1968.
Book Jensen, John Odin. Stories from the Wreckage: a Great Lakes Maritime History Inspired by Shipwrecks. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019.
Book Jentschura, Hansgeorg, Dieter Jung, and Peter Mickel. Warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1869-1945. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1977.
Web John H March Maritime Research Centre. John H Marsh Maritime Photos Collection. Cape Town, South Africa: The Centre. Go there Resource requires subscription
Book Johnson, Robert Erwin. Guardians of the Sea: History of the United States Coast Guard, 1915 to the Present. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1989.
Book Johnston, William Cameron. The Seabound Coast : the Official History of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1867-1939. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2010.
Web Jones, A. G. E., Dale Chatwin, and Rhys Richards. British Southern Whale Fishery Voyage Database. Hull, UK: Maritime Historical Studies Centre, University of Hull.
Book Jones, A.G.E. Ships Employed in the South Seas Trade, 1775-1859 (Part I); Admiralty Protections from Impressment, 1777-1811 (Part II); Aspects of the South Seas Trade (Part III). Aranda, ACT: Roebuck Society, 1992.
Book Jones, Ben. The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War (Navy Records Society, Vol. 159). Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2012.
Book Jones, Colin. Australian Colonial Navies. Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1986.
Book Jones, Jerry W. U.S. Battleship Operations in World War I. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1998.
Book Jordan, Roger W. The World's Merchant Fleets, 1939: The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships. London: Chatham Pub., 1999.
Book Jordan, Borimir. The Athenian Navy in the Classical Period. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1975.
Book Jordan, David. Wolfpack: The U-boat War and the Allied Counter-attack, 1939-1945. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2002.
Book Jordan, John, and Robert Dumas. French Battleships 1922-1956. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2009.
Book Jordan, John, and Jean Moulin. French Cruisers, 1922-1956. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2013.
Book Jordan, John. Warships after Washington: the Development of the Five Major Fleets 1922-1930. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2015.