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 Morris, Douglas. Cruisers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies Since 1879. Liskeard, Cornwall: Maritime Books, 1987.
Book Morriss, Roger, and Richard C. Saxby. The Channel Fleet and the Blockade of Brest 1793-1801 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 141). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2001.
Book Mountevans, Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans. War Service of the Merchant Navy: A Record of the Participation of the Men and Ships of Huddart Parker Ltd. Melbourne: Huddart Parker Ltd, 1951.
Book Mouser, Bruce L., and Samuel Gamble. A Slaving Voyage to Africa and Jamaica: The Log of the Sandown, 1793-1794. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2002.
Web Mozolak, John. New York Ships to Foreign Ports, 1939-1945: A Report of Over 5,000 Ships Sailing from New York. New Jersey: Kenneth Janda. Go there
Book Mulqueen, Michael, Deborah Sanders, and Ian Speller. Small Navies: Strategy and Policy for Small Navies in War and Peace. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2016.
Book Murray, Stuart, Roger W. Mabie, and William duBarry Thomas. Thomas Cornell and the Cornell Steamboat Company. Fleischmanns, NY: Purple Mountain Press, 2001.
Web Museum Small Craft Association. Union List of Historic Vessels in North America.  Museum Small Craft Association, 2010-. Go there
Book Myers, Robert C. Lost on the Lakes: Shipwrecks of Berrien County, Michigan. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 2003.
Book Napier, Charles, Sir James Dundas, D. Bonner-Smith, and Alfred Dewar. Russian War, 1854: Baltic and Black Sea: Official Correspondence (Navy Records Society, Vol. 83). London: Navy Records Society, 1943.
Web National Maritime Museum & Naval-History.net. Ship History on the Web.  Naval-History.net, 2010.
Web NAVSEA Shipbuilding Support Office; United States. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Naval Vessel Register: The Official Inventory of US Naval Ships and Service Craft. Philadelphia, Pa.: NAVSEA Shipbuilding Support Office. Go there
Book Nelson, Horatio, Viscount Nelson, Lady Frances Nelson, and George P. B. Naish. Nelson's Letters to His Wife, And Other Documents, 1785-1831 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 100). London: Navy Records Society, 1958.
Web New Bedford Free Public Library. New Bedford Whaling Collection Archives. New Bedford, Mass.: City of New Bedford MIS Department. Go there
Web New York Public Library. NYPL Menu Database. New York, NY: New York Public Library, 2011-. Go there
Book Newell, Gordon. Ocean Liners of the 20th Century. Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1963.
Book Newell, Gordon R. Ships of the Inland Sea: The Story of the Puget Sound Steamboats. Portland, Oregon: Binfords & Mort, 1960.
Book Newell, Gordon R. , ed. The H. W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, 1966.
Web Newman, Jeff. Great Ships: The Postcard and Ephemera Collection of Jeff Newman. 
Book Nicholls, Bob. Bluejackets and Boxers: Australia's Naval Expedition to the Boxer Uprising. London: Allen & Unwin, 1986. New
Book Nicholson, Ian Hawkins. Shipping Arrivals and Departures: Tasmania. Volume I, 1803 - 1833, Parts I, II, and III. Canberra, NSW: Roebuck Society, 1983. New
Book Nicholson, Ian Hawkins. Shipping Arrivals and Departures: Tasmania. Volume II, 1834-1842 (Parts I, II and III) and Gazetteer of Tasmanian Shipping 1803-1842 (Part IV). Canberra, NSW: Roebuck Society, 1985. New
Book Niven, John. The American President Lines and its Forebears, 1848-1984: From Paddlewheelers to Containerships. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1987.
Book Norman, Andrew. HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001.
Book Nugent, Frank. Seek the Frozen Lands: Irish Polar Explorers 1740 - 1922. Cork, Ireland: The Collins Press, 2013.
Web O'Rourke, Mick. IrishShipwrecks.com.  Mick O Rourke, 2010.
Book Offley, Ed. Turning the Tide: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-Boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic. New York: Basic Books, 2011.
Book Olson, William Robert. Lion of the China Sea: A History of the Eastern and Australian Steamship Company Limited (Incorporated in England). Sydney: P & O Australia Ltd., 1976.
Book Olsson, Nils William. Swedish Passenger Arrivals in New York, 1820-1850. Chicago: Swedish Pioneer Historical Society, 1967.
Book Owens, Harry P. Steamboats and the Cotton Economy: River Trade in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta. Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 1990.
Web Owens, Peter. Crew List Index Project. Aberffraw, Wales, UK: Peter Owens, 2005-2011. Go there
Book Paice, Edward. Tip and Run: The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.
Book Paine, Lincoln P. Ships of Discovery and Exploration. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Book Paine, Lincoln P. Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Book Paine, Lincoln P. Warships of the World to 1900. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Web Palmer, Michael P. Palmer List of Merchant Vessels. Claremont, Calif.: Michael Palmer, 2000. Go there
Book Pant, Harsh V. The Rise of the Indian Navy: Internal Vulnerabilities, External Challenges. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2012.
Book Parkes, Oscar. British Battleships, "Warrior" 1860 to "Vanguard" 1950: A History of Design Construction and Armament. London: Seeley Service, 1970.
Book Parsons, Ronald. Sail in the South: a Selection from A.D. Edwardes Collection of Shipping Photos in the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide: Rigby, 1975.
Book Parsons, Ronald. Southern Passages: A Maritime History of South Australia. Netley, S. Austr.: Wakefield Press, 1986.
Book Parsons, Ronald, and John C. Tolley. Ships of the Inland Rivers: An Outline History and Details of All Known Paddle Ships, Barges, and Other Vessels Trading on the Murray-Darling System. Gumeracha, S.A.: Gould Books, 1987.
Book Paterson, Alan J.S. Classic Scottish Paddle Steamers. Newton Abbot, UK: David & Charles, 1982.
Book Pellett, C. Roger . Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2018.
Book Pepys, Samuel, and Robert Latham. Samuel Pepys and the Second Dutch War: Pepys's Navy White Book and Brooke House Papers (Navy Records Society, Vol. 133). Aldershot, England: Scolar Press for the Navy Records Society, 1995.
Book Pepys, Samuel, and E. Chappell. The Tangier Papers of Samuel Pepys (Navy Records Society, Vol. 73). London: Navy Records Society, 1935.
Book Pepys, Samuel, and J. R. Tanner. Samuel Pepys' Naval Minutes (Navy Records Society, Vol. 60). London: Navy Records Society, 1926.
Book Perrin, William G. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 63). London: Navy Records Society, 1928.
Book Peterson, William N., and Mystic Seaport Museum. "Mystic Built": Ships and Shipyards of the Mystic River, Connecticut, 1784-1919. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1989.
Book Pett, Phineas, William Gordon Perrin. The Autobiography of Phineas Pett (Navy Records Society, Vol. 51). London: Navy Records Society, 1918.
Book Pickford, Nigel. The Atlas of Shipwrecks & Treasure: The History, Location, and Treasures of Ships Lost at Sea. London & New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1994.
Book Plowman, Peter. Australian Cruise Ships. Kenthurst, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing, 2007.
Book Plowman, Peter. Australian Migrant Ships, 1946-1977. Dural, N.S.W.: Rosenberg Pub., 2006.
Book Plowman, Peter. Coast to Coast: the Great Australian Coastal Liners. Dural, NSW: Rosenberg Publishing, 2007.
Book Plowman, Peter. Migrant Ships to Australia and New Zealand: 1900-1939. Wellington, NZ: Rosenberg Publishing, in association with transpress NZ, 2009.
Book Plowman, Peter. Wanganella and the Australian Trans-Tasman liners. Wellington, NZ: Rosenberg Publishing, in association with transpress NZ, 2009.
Web Pocock, Michael W. MaritimeQuest.com.  Go there
Book Pollen, Arthur Joseph Hungerford, and Jon Tetsuro Sumida. The Pollen Papers: The Privately Circulated Printed Works of Arthur Hungerford Pollen, 1901-1916 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 124). London: Navy Records Society, 1984.
Book Porter, David. The Kriegsmarine: Facts, Figures and Data for the German Navy, 1935-45. London: Amber Books, 2018.
Book Powell, J. R., and E. K. Timings. Documents Relating to the Civil War, 1642-1648 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 105). London: Navy Records Society, 1963.
Book Preston, Antony. Royal Navy Submarine Service: A Centennial History. London: Conway Maritime, 2001.
Book Prince, Cathryn J. Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Book Pritchard, James S. A Bridge of Ships: Canadian Shipbuilding During the Second World War. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2011.
Web Providence Public Library. Nicholson Whaling Collection of Logbooks.  Go there
Web Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County. Inland Riverboats Photograph Collection Wiki. Cincinnati, Ohio: Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, 2007-. Go there
Book Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society. Maritime Seattle. Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2002.
Book Punch, Terrence M. Erin's Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada to 1863, Vol. 3. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2010.
Book Punch, Terrence M. Erin's Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada, 1751-1858, Vol. 3. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2009.
Book Punch, Terrence M. Erin's Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada, 1761-1853, Vol.2. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2009.
Book Punch, Terrence M. Erin's Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada, Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2008.
Book Pusch, Donald E. The Log of the flûte Rhinocéros. Seabrook, Texas: Petite Press du Lac, 2008.
Book Pusch, Donald E. The Logs of the Chariot Royal, 1752-1753: A Detailed Account of the Chariot Royal's Louisiana Campaign as Recorded in the Ship's Logs. Seabrook, Texas: Petite Press du Lac, 2010.
Book Pusch, Donald E., transl. & ed. The Naval Service Dossier of Jean-François Le Large, Capitaine de Brûlot, 1712-1761. Seabrook, Texas: Petite Press du Lac, 2003.
Book Putnam, George Granville. Salem Vessels and Their Voyages (Series I). Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1924.
Book Putnam, George Granville. Salem Vessels and Their Voyages (Series II). Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1924.
Book Putnam, George Granville. Salem Vessels and Their Voyages (Series III). Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1925.
Book Putnam, George Granville. Salem Vessels and Their Voyages (Series IV). Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1930.
Book Rasmussen, Louis J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists (Vol. 1: 1850-1864). Colma, Calif.: San Francisco Historic Record & Genealogical Bulletin, 1965-.
Book Rasmussen, Louis J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists (Vol. 2: April 6, 1850 - November 3, 1851). Colma, Calif.: San Francisco Historic Record & Genealogy Bulletin, 1965-.
Book Rasmussen, Louis J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists (Vol. 3: November 7, 1851 - June 17, 1852). Colma, Calif.: San Francisco Historic Record & Genealogy Bulletin, 1965-.
Book Rasmussen, Louis J. San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists (Vol. 4: June 17, 1852 - January 6, 1853). Colma, Calif.: San Francisco Historic Record & Genealogy Bulletin, 1965-.
Book Ratigan, William, and Reynold H. Weidenaar. Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1960.
Book Rawlinson, John L. China's Struggle for Naval Development 1839-1895. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967.
Book Reynolds, Clark G. The Fast Carriers: the Forging of an Air Navy. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968.
Book Ridgely-Nevitt, Cedric. American Steamships on the Atlantic. Newark, Del.: University of Delaware Press, 1981.
Book Rigby, Nigel, Pieter van der Merwe, and Glyndwr Williams. Pioneers of the Pacific: Voyages of Exploration, 1787-1810. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press, 2005. New
Book Rimington, Critchell. Fighting Fleets. New York: Dood, Mead, & Company, 1943.
Book Rimington, Critchell. Merchant Fleets: A Survey of the Merchant Navies of the World. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1944.
Book Ritchie, David. Shipwrecks: An Encyclopedia of the World's Worst Disasters at Sea. New York: Checkmark Books, 1996.
Book Robb-Webb, Jon. The British Pacific Fleet Experience and Legacy, 1944-50. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Pub. Co., 2013.
Book Roberts, Jerry. The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of The War of 1812. Middletown, Ct.: Wesleyan University Press, 2014.
Book Rodengen, Jeffrey L. Serving the Silent Service: The Legend of Electric Boat. Fort Lauderdale, Fl.: Write Stuff Syndicate, 1994.
Book Rodger, N. A. M. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 5 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 125). London: G. Allen & Unwin, for the Navy Records Society, 1984.
Book Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron, and David Syrett. The Rodney Papers: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney, Vol. 1: 1742-1763 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 148). Burlington, VT: Ashgate, for Navy Records Society, 2005-2007.
Book Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron, and David Syrett. The Rodney Papers: Selections from the Correspondence of Admiral Lord Rodney, Vol. 2: 1763-1780 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 151). London: Ashgate, for Navy Records Society, 2005-2007.
Book Rogers, Ernest Elias, Nathaniel Shaw. Connecticut's Naval Office at New London During the War of the American Revolution, Including the Mercantile Letter Book of Nathaniel Shaw, Jr. New London, Conn.: New London County Historical Society, 1933. New
Book Rogers, Henry J. Rogers' Marine Telegraphic List of Merchant Vessels: Of 150 Tons and Upward, Employed in the Commerce of the United States. New York: E. & G.W. Blunt, 1855.
Book Rogozinski, Jan. Honor Among Thieves: Captain Kidd, Henry Every, and the Pirate Democracy in the Indian Ocean. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000.
Book Roland, Alex, W. Jeffery Bolster, and Alexander Keyssar. The Way of the Ship: America's Maritime History Reenvisioned, 1600-2000. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2008.
Book Rooke, Sir George, and Oscar Browning. The Journal of Sir George Rooke, Admiral of the Fleet, 1700-1702 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 9). London: Navy Records Society, 1897.
Book Roscoe, Theodore. On the Seas and In the Skies: A History of the U.S. Navy's Air Power. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1970.