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 Jose, Arthur W. The Royal Australian Navy, 1914-1918 (Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918, Vol. 9). Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1943.
Book Kåhre, Georg. The Last Tall Ships: Gustaf Erikson and the Åland Sailing Fleets, 1872-1947. Greenwich, England: Conway Maritime Press, 1990.
Book Kane, Adam I. The Western River Steamboat. College Station, Tex.: Texas A&M University Press, 2004.
Book Karamanski, Theodore J. Schooner Passage: Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2000.
Book Karig, Walter, Eric Purdon. Battle Report: Pacific War: Middle Phase (Battle Report Series Volume 3). New York: Rinehart and Company, 1947.
Book Karig, Walter, Welbourn Kelley. Battle Report: Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea (Battle Report Series Volume 1). New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1944.
Book Karig, Walter, Earl Burton, and Stephen L. Freeland. Battle Report: The Atlantic War (Battle Report Series Volume 2). New York: Farrar & Rhinehart, 1946.
Book Karig, Walter, Russell L. Harris, and Frank A. Manson. Battle Report: The End of An Empire (Battle Report Series Volume 4). New York: Rinehart and Company, 1948.
Book Karig, Walter, Malcolm W. Cagle, and Frank A. Manson. Battle Report: The War in Korea (Battle Report Series Volume 6). New York: Rinehart and Company, 1952.
Book Karig, Walter, Russell L. Harris, and Frank A. Manson. Battle Report: Victory in the Pacific (Battle Report Series Volume 5). New York: Rinehart and Company, 1949.
Book Kemble, John Haskell. San Francisco Bay: a Pictorial Maritime History. Cambridge, MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1957.
Book Kemble, John Haskell. The Book of the Anchor Line: An Outline of the Company's Activities and Progress from its Inception in 1852 until the End of 1931. London: Burrow, 1932.
Book Kemp, Lieut.-Cmdr. P. K., O.B.E. History of the Royal Navy. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969.
Book Kemp, Paul. Convoy Protection: The Defence of Seaborne Trade. London: Arms and Armour, 1993.
Book Kemp, Paul. Midget Submarines of the Second World War. London: Chatham Pub., 1999.
Book Kemp, Paul. U-Boats Destroyed: German Submarine Losses in the World Wars. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1997.
Book Kemp, Paul. Underwater Warriors. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1996.
Book Kemp, Paul J. The T-Class Submarine: The Classic British Design. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1990.
Book Kennedy, Don H. Ship Names: Origins and Usages During 45 Centuries. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia for the Mariner's Museum, 1974.
Book Kennedy, Joseph. When Singapore Fell: Evacuations and Escapes, 1941-42. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989.
Book Kerr, George Fleming. Business in Great Waters: The War History of the P. & O. (Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company), 1939-1945. London: Faber and Faber Ltd., 1951.
Book Kert, Faye Margaret. Privateering: Patriots and Profits in the War of 1812. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
Book Keyes, Roger, and Paul G. Halpern. The Keyes Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society Vol. 117). London: Navy Records Society, 1972.
Book Keyes, Roger. The Keyes Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society Vol. 121). London: Allen & Unwin for the Navy Records Society.
Book Keyes, Roger. The Keyes Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Baron Keyes of Zeebrugge, Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society Vol. 122) . London: Allen & Unwin for the Navy Records Society, 1981.
Book Kimber, Stephen. Sailors, Slackers and Blind Pigs: Halifax at War. Toronto: Anchor, 2003.
Book Kludas, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 1: 1858-1912. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1976.
Book Kludas, Arnold, Charles Hodges. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 2: 1913-1923. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1976.
Book Kludas, Arnold, Charles Hodges. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 3: 1924-1935. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1976.
Book Kludas, Arnold, Charles Hodges. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 4: 1936-1950. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1977.
Book Kludas, Arnold, Charles Hodges. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 5: 1951-1976. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1977.
Book Arnold Kludas, Keith Lewis. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 6: 1977-1986. Wellingborough, UK: Patrick Stephens, 1986.
Book Knighton, C. S., Loades, D. M.; Pepys Library; and British Library. The Anthony Roll of Henry VIII's Navy: Pepys Library 2991 and British Library Additional MS 22047, With Related Documents (Navy Records Society occasional vol. 2). Aldershot, Hants, England; and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, for the Navy Records Society, 2000.
Book Knighton, C. S., and D. M. Loades. Elizabethan Naval Administration (Navy Records Society, Vol. 160). Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2013.
Book Knighton, C. S., and D. M. Loades. The Navy of Edward VI and Mary I (Navy Records Society, vol. 157). Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2011.
Book Knoblock, Glenn A. The American Clipper Ship, 1845-1920: A Comprehensive History, with a List of Builders and Their Ships. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Inc., 2014.
Book Knox, Dudley W., Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library Navy Department. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 1: Naval Operations from February 1797 to October 1798. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1935.
Book Knox, Dudley W., Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library Naval Department. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 2: Naval Operations from November 1798 to March 1799. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1935.
Book Knox, Dudley W. , Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library Navy Department. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 3: Naval Operations from April 1799 to July 1799. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1936.
Book Knox, Dudley W. , Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 4: Naval Operations from August 1799 to December 1799 . Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1935.
Book Knox, Dudley W. , Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library Navy Department. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 5: Naval Operations from January 1800 to May 1800. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1937.
Book Knox, Dudley W. , Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library Navy Department. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 6: Naval Operations from June 1800 to November 1800. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1938.
Book Knox, Dudley W. , Claude A. Swanson, Office of Naval Records and Library Naval Department. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War Between the United States and France, Vol. 7: Naval Operations from December 1800 to December 1801. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1938.
Book Knox, Dudley W. Register of Officer Personnel: United States Navy and Marine Corps and Ships' Data, 1801-1807. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1945.
Book Kooiman, William. The Grace Ships, 1869-1969: An Illustrated History of the W.R. Grace & Co. Shipping Enterprises. Point Reyes, CA: Komar Publishing, 1990.
Book La Guardia, Fiorello H., and Writers' Program (New York, NY). A Maritime History of New York. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1941.
Book Labaree, Benjamin W., and others. America and the Sea: A Maritime History. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport, 1998.
Book Laing, Alexander. The American Heritage History of Seafaring America. New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, 1974.
Book Lambert, Nicholas A. The Submarine Service, 1900-1918 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 142). Aldershot: Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, 2001.
Book Lance, Kate. Redbill: From Pearls to Peace, The Life and Times of a Remarkable Lugger. North Fremantle, Australia: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2004.
Book Lancour, Harold. A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists, 1538-1825: Being a Guide to Published Lists of Early Immigrants to North America. New York: New York Public Library, 1978. Go there
Book Lancour, Harold. Passenger Lists of Ships Coming to North America, 1607-1825: A Bibliography. New York: New York Public Library, 1937. Go there
Book Lander, Patricia. Guide to Ferryboats of Puget Sound: Past and Present. Annapolis, Md.: Lighthouse Press, 2002.
Book Lardas, Mark, Paul Wright. USS Lawrence vs HMS Detroit : The War of 1812 on the Great Lakes. New York: Osprey Publishing, 2017.
Web Larsson, Björn. Maritime Timetable Images.  Go there
Book Lass, William E. A History of Steamboating on the Upper Missouri River. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1962.
Book Lass, William E. Navigating the Missouri: Steamboating on Nature's Highway, 1819-1935. Norman, Okla.: Arthur H. Clark Co., 2008.
Book Latham, Robert, and William Matthews. The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A New and Complete Transcription (11 Volumes). Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1970-1983.
Book Latham, Tim. Ashburner Schooners: The Story of the First Shipbuilders of Barrow-in-Furness. Manchester, UK: Ready Rhino, 1991.
Book Laughton, John Knox. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 20). London: Navy Records Society, 1902.
Book Laughton, John Knox. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 40). London: Navy Records Society, 1912.
Book Laughton, John Knox, and Andrew D. Lambert. Letters and Papers of Professor Sir John Knox Laughton, 1830-1915 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 143). Aldershot, Hants, England: Ashgate, for Navy Records Society, 2002.
Book Laughton, L. G. Carr. Old Ship Figure-heads & Sterns: With what are Associated Galleries, Hanging-pieces, Catheads and Divers Other Matters that Concern the Grace and Countenance of Old Sailing-ships. Ottawa, Ontario: Algrove Publishing, 2006.
Book Lavery, Brian. All Hands: The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy Since 1939 to the Present Day. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2012.
Book Lavery, Brian. Churchill's Navy: The Ships, People and Organisation, 1939-1945. London: Conway, 2016.
Book Lavery, Brian. Shield of Empire: The Royal Navy and Scotland. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2007.
Book Lavery, Brian. Shipboard Life and Organisation, 1731-1815 (Publications of the Naval Records Society, Vol. 138). Aldershot, Hants, England: Ashgate, 1998.
Book Lawrence, Matthew S., Deborah Marx, John Galluzzo. Shipwrecks of Stellwagen Bank: Disaster in New England's National Marine Sanctuary. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2015.
Web Lawson, Siri Holm. Norwegian Merchant Fleet, 1939-1945.  2001-.
Book Le Pichon, Alain. China Trade and Empire: Jardine, Matheson & Co. and the Origins of British Rule in Hong Kong, 1827-1843. Oxford, England: British Academy, by Oxford University Press, 2006.
Book Leake, Stephen Martin, and Sir Clements R. Markham. Life of Captain Stephen Martin, 1666-1740 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 5). London: Navy Records Society, 1895.
Book Leake, Stephen Martin, and Geoffrey Callender. The Life of Sir John Leake: Rear-Admiral of Great Britain, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society Vol. 52). London: Navy Records Society, 1920.
Book Leake, Stephen Martin, and Geoffrey Callender. The Life of Sir John Leake: Rear-Admiral of Great Britain, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 53). London: Navy Records Society, 1920.
Book Leggett, Don, and Richard Dunn. Re-Inventing the Ship: Science, Technology and the Maritime World, 1800-1918. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Pub. Co., 2012.
Book Lenton, H T. British & Empire Warships of the Second World War. London: Greenhill Books, 1998.
Book LesStrang, Jacques. Cargo Carriers of the Great Lakes: The Saga of the Great Lakes Fleet -- North America's Fresh Water Merchant Marine. New York: American Legacy, 1981.
Book Levinson, Marc. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006.
Book Leyland, John. Dispatches and Letters Relating to the Blockade of Brest, 1803-1805, Volume 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 21). London: Navy Records Society, 1902.
Book Lille, Sten, and Lars Gronstadt. The Finnish Deep-water Sailers / Suomen valtameripurjehtijat / Finlands djupvattenseglare. Finland: Etela Suomen Kustannus Oy, 1981.
Book Lincoln, Margarette. British Pirates and Society, 1680-1730. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014.
Book Lingwood, John. SD 14: The Great British Shipbuilding Success Story. Kendal: The World Ship Society, 1976.
Book Lloyd's of London. Lloyd's War Losses: The First World War: Casualties to Shipping Through Enemy Causes, 1914-1918. London: Lloyd's of London Press, 1990.
Book Lloyd's of London. Lloyd's War Losses: The Second World War, 3 September 1939 - 14 August 1945. London: Lloydʼs of London Press, 1989-1991.
Book Lloyd, Christopher, James Lind, Sir Gilbert Blane, and Thomas Trotter. The Health of Seamen: Selections From the Works of Dr. James Lind, Sir Gilbert Blane, and Dr. Thomas Trotter (Navy Records Society, Vol. 107). London: Navy Records Society, 1965.
Book Lloyd, Christopher, ed. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 4 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 92). London: Navy Records Society, 1952.
Book Love, Don. Shipwrecks on the South Gippsland Coast. Meerlieu, Victoria: Don Love, 2005.
Book Lubbock, Basil. Last of the Windjammers: Volume One. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., 1927.
Book Lubbock, Basil. Last of the Windjammers: Volume Two. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., 1935.
Book Lubbock, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1948.
Book Lubbock, Basil. The Nitrate Clippers. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., 1932.
Book Lubbock, Basil. The Opium Clippers. Glasgow: Brown, Son, & Ferguson, Ltd., 1933.
Book Lumby, E.W.R. Policy and Operations in the Mediterranean, 1912-14 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 115). London: Navy Records Society, 1970.
Web Lund, Judith N., et al. American Offshore Whaling Voyages: A Database. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport Museum & New Bedford Whaling Museum, 2018.
Book Luraghi, Raimondo, and Paolo Enrico Coletta. A History of the Confederate Navy. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1996.
Book Lyon, David, and Rif Winfield. The Sail & Steam Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy, 1815-1889. London: Chatham, 2004.
Book Lyons, Edmund Lyons, Baron, and A. C. Dewar. Russian War, 1855: Black Sea: Official Correspondence (Navy Records Society, Vol. 85). London: Navy Records Society, 1945.
Book MacAlpine, Richard S., Charles R. Mitchell. Steamboats on Keuka Lake: Penn Yan, Hammondsport and the Heart of the Finger Lakes. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2015.
Book MacBride, Robert. Civil War Ironclads: The Dawn of Naval Armor. Philadelphia, PA: Chilton Books, 1962.
Book MacDougall, Philip. Chatham Dockyard, 1815-1865: The Industrial Transformation (Navy Records Society, Vol. 154). Aldershot, Hants, and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, 2009.
Web MacFarlane, John. The Nauticapedia: Celebrating the Stories of the Nautical Heritage of British Columbia, Western and Northern Canada, and Canada’s Naval Forces.  Go there