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 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. 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 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, 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 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 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
Book MacGregor, David R. British & American Clippers: A Comparison of Their Design, Construction and Performance in the 1850s. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1993.
Book MacGregor, David R. Merchant Sailing Ships, 1775-1815: Sovereignty of Sail. London: Conway Maritime, 1985.
Book MacGregor, David R. Merchant Sailing Ships, 1815-1850: Supremacy of Sail. London: Conway Maritime, 1984.
Book MacGregor, David R. Merchant Sailing Ships, 1850-1875: Heyday of Sail. London: Conway Maritime, 1984.
Book Macpherson, Ken. Canada's Fighting Ships. Toronto: S. Stevens, Hakkert, 1975.
Book Mainwaring, Sir Henry, and G. E. Mainwaring. The Life and Works of Sir Henry Mainwaring, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 54). London: Navy Records Society, 1920.
Book Malcomson, Robert . Warships of the Great Lakes, 1754-1834. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001.
Book Mansfield, J.B. History of the Great Lakes (Volume I). Cleveland, OH: Freshwater Press, 1972.
Book Marchand, John B., and Craig L. Symonds, editor. Charleston Blockade : The Journals of John B. Marchand, U.S. Navy, 1861-1862. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Press, 1976.
Book Marcus, Geoffrey Jules. A Naval History of England (Vol 1: The Formative Centuries). Boston: Little, Brown, 1962.
Book Marcus, Geoffrey Jules. A Naval History of England (Vol 2: The Age of Nelson). Boston: Little, Brown, 1962.
Web Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. On the Rocks: Shipwrecks Off the Coast of Nova Scotia. Halifax, N.S.: Province of Nova Scotia, 2007.
Book Markham, John, and Sir Clements R. Markham. Selections From the Correspondence of Admiral John Markham During the Years 1801-4 and 1806-7 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 28). London: Navy Records Society, 1904.
Book Marsden, Reginald Godfrey. Documents Relating to Law and Custom of the Sea, Vol. II: A.D. 1649-1767 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 50). London: Navy Records Society, 1916.
Book Marshall, Don B. California Shipwrecks: Footsteps in the Sea. Seattle, WA: Superior Publishing Company, 1978.
Book Martin, Sir Thomas B., and Sir Richard V. Hamilton. Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thos. Byam Martin, G.C.B., Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 24). London: Navy Records Society, 1902.
Book Martin, Sir Thomas B., and Sir Richard V. Hamilton. Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thos. Byam Martin, G.C.B., Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 12). London: Navy Records Society, 1898.
Book Martin, Sir Thomas B., and Sir Richard V. Hamilton. Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thos. Byam Martin, G.C.B., Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 19). London: Navy Records Society, 1900.
Book Marx, Robert F. Shipwrecks in the Americas. New York: Dover, 1987.
Book Marx, Robert F. Shipwrecks of the Western Hemisphere, 1492-1825. New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1975.
Book Massman, Emory A. Hospital Ships of World War II: An Illustrated Reference to 39 United States Military Vessels. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1999.
Book Matthews, Frederick C. American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900. Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1930.
Book Matthews, Frederick C. American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900: Series Two. Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1931.
Book Mawdsley, Dean L. Cruise Books of the United States Navy in World War II : a Bibliography. Washington DC: Naval Historical Center, 1993.
Book Mawdsley, Dean L. Steel Ships and Iron Pipes: Western Pipe and Steel Company of California: The Company, the Yard, the Ships. San Francisco, Calif.: Associates of the National Maritime Museum Library, 2002.
Book Maxtone-Graham, John. The Only Way to Cross. New York: Macmillan, 1972.
Book McConaghy, Lorraine, and Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest. Warship Under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West. Seattle, Wash.: Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, 2009.
Book McGowan, Alan Patrick. The Jacobean Commissions of Enquiry, 1608 and 1618 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 116). London: Navy Records Society, 1971.
Book McLaren, T.A., and Vickie Jensen. Ships of Steel: a British Columbia Shipbuilder's Story. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2000.
Book McLellan, Roderick Scott. Anchor Line, 1856-1956. Glasgow: Anchor Line Limited, 1956.
Book Mearns, David L. The Sinking of HMAS Sydney : How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery was Solved. Sydney, NSW: HarperCollins Australia Pty Limited, 2018.
Book Melton, Jim. Ships' Deserters, 1852-1900: Including Stragglers, Strays, and Absentees from H.M. Ships. Sydney: Sydney Library of Australian History, 1986.
Book Merriman, Reginald Dundas. Queen Anne's Navy: Documents Concerning the Administration of the Navy of Queen Anne, 1702-1714 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 103). London: Navy Records Society, 1961.
Book Middleton, Charles, and John Knox Laughton. Letters and Papers of Charles, Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron, 1758-1813, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 32). London: Navy Records Society, 1907.
Book Middleton, Charles, and John Knox Laughton. Letters and Papers of Charles, Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron, 1758-1813, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 38). London: Navy Records Society, 1910.
Book Middleton, Charles, and John Knox Laughton. Letters and Papers of Charles, Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron, 1758-1813, Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 39). London: Navy Records Society, 1911.
Book Millar, John F. American Ships of the Colonial and Revolutionary Periods. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1978.
Book Millar, John Fitzhugh. Early American Ships. Williamsburg, VA: Thirteen Colonies Press, 1986.
Book Miller, Nathan. Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
Book Miller, Nathan. The U.S. Navy: An Illustrated History. New York & Annapolis, Md.: American Heritage Publishing & United States Naval Institute Press, 1977.
Book Miller, William H. , Anthony Cooke, Maruzio Eliseo. Liners of the Golden Age: A Pictorial History of Passenger Ships in the 1930s. London: Carmania Press, 2005.
Book Mills, Randall V. Stern-wheelers Up Columbia: A Century of Steamboating in the Oregon Country. Palo Alto, California: California: Pacific Books, 1947.
Book Milne, Alexander, Beeler, John F. , Navy Records Society. The Milne Papers: The Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Alexander Milne, Bt., K.C.B. (1806-1896): Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 162). Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2004.
Book Milner, Marc. Canada's Navy: The First Century. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.
Book Milner, Marc. Canada's Navy: the First Century (Second Edition). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.
Book Mitchell, W. H. , L. A. Sawyer. Sailing Ship to Supertanker: the Hundred-Year Story of British Esso and its Ships. Lavenham, Suffolk: Lavenham: Terence Dalton, 1987.
Book Mitchell-Cook, Amy. A Sea of Misadventures: Shipwreck and Survival in Early America. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2013.
Book Mollica, Anthony S., Jr. Boats of the Antique Boat Museum: Highlights of the Watercraft Collection. Clayton, NY: Antique Boat Museum, 2006.
Book Monson, William, Sir, and Michael Oppenheim. The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 22). London: Navy Records Society, 1902.
Book Monson, William, Sir, and Michael Oppenheim. The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 23). London: Navy Records Society, 1904.
Book Monson, William, Sir, and Michael Oppenheim. The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson, Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 43). London: Navy Records Society, 1912.
Book Monson, William, Sir, and Michael Oppenheim. The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson, Vol. 4 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 45). London: Navy Records Society, 1913.
Book Monson, William, Sir, and Michael Oppenheim. The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson, Vol. 5 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 47. London: Navy Records Society, 1913.
Web Mooney, James L., and Naval Historical Center, et al. Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (online). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Navy : Naval Historical Center.
Web Mooney, James L., and Naval Historical Center, et al. Confederate Forces Afloat (online). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Navy : Naval Historical Center.
Book Morison, Samuel Eliot. History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Boston: Little, Brown, 1962.
Book Morison, Samuel Eliot. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1921.
Book Morison, Samuel Eliot. Two-Ocean War: A Short History of the United States Navy in the Second World War. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1963.