Resources Included in Database

The following resources are included in the 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 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. British Standard Ships of World War I. Liverpool: Sea Breezes, 1968.
Book Mitchell, W. H., L. A. Sawyer. Empire Ships of World War II. Liverpool, UK: Sea Breezes, 1965.
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 Monroe-Jones, Edward, Michael Green. The Silent Service in World War II : The Story of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force in the Words of the Men Who Lived It. Philadelphia, PA: Casemate, 2012.
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.
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 Naftel, William. Halifax at War: Searchlights, Squadrons and Submarines, 1939-1945. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Formac Publishing Co., 2008.
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 & Ship History on the Web., 2010.
Web Naval Marine Archive. The Canadian Collection: Ships Database. Picton, ON: Naval Marine Archive, 2018-. Go there
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.
Book Nicholson, Ian Hawkins . Shipping Arrivals and Departures: Sydney: Volume II, 1826 - 1840, Part 1, 2 and 3. Canberra: Roebuck Society, 1981.
Book Nicholson, Ian Hawkins. Shipping Arrivals and Departures: Tasmania. Volume I, 1803-1833, Parts I, II, and III. Canberra, NSW: Roebuck Society, 1983.
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.
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.  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 Osler, A., Tony Barrow. Tall Ships, Two Rivers: Six Centuries of Sail on the Rivers Tyne and Wear. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Keepdale, 1993.
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. Across the Pacific: Liners from Australia and New Zealand to North America. Dural, NSW: Rosenberg, 2010.
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.