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 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 Richards, Rhys. Whaling and Sealing at the Chatham Islands. Canberra: Roebuck Society, 1982.
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.
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.
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 Rohwer, Jurgen, Gerard Hummelchen, and Thomas Weis. Chronology of the War at Sea 1939-1945: The Naval History of World War Two. London: Chatham, 2005.
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.
Book Rose, Lisle A. Power at Sea, Volume 1: The Age of Navalism, 1890-1918. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2007.
Book Rose, Lisle A. Power at Sea, Volume 2: The Breaking Storm, 1919-1945. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006.
Book Rose, Lisle A. Power at Sea, Volume 3: A Violent Peace, 1946-2006. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2007.
Book Rose, Susan, and William Soper. Navy of the Lancastrian Kings: Accounts and Inventories of William Soper, Keeper of the King's Ships, 1422-1427 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 123). London: Allen & Unwin, for the Navy Records Society, 1982.
Book Rose, Susan. The Naval Miscellany, Vol. 7 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 153). London: Ashgate Publishing, for the Navy Records Society, 2008.
Book Roskill, S. W. A Merchant Fleet in War: Alfred Holt & Co., 1939-1945. London: Collins, 1962.
Book Roskill, S. W. . Documents Relating to the Naval Air Service, Volume I (Navy Records Society, Vol. 113). London: Navy Records Society, 1969.
Book Roskill, Stephen Wentworth. The War at Sea, 1939-1945, Volume 1: The Defensive. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1954.
Book Roskill, Stephen Wentworth. The War at Sea, 1939-1945, Volume 2: The Period of Balance. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1956.
Book Roskill, Stephen Wentworth. The War at Sea, 1939-1945, Volume 3: The Offensive, Part 1 (1st June 1943-1st May 1944). London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1960.
Book Rowbotham, Thomas Robert. The Naval Brigades in the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 87). London: Navy Records Society, 1947.
Book Rowe, William Hutchinson. The Maritime History of Maine: Three Centuries of Shipbuilding & Seafaring. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., Inc., 1948.
Book Rupert, Prince Count Palatine, George Monck, Duke of Albemarle; J. R. Powell, and Edward Kenneth Timings. The Rupert and Monck Letter Book, 1666: Together With Supporting Documents (Navy Records Society, Vol. 112). London: Navy Records Society, 1969.
Book Rye, Scott. Men and Ships of the Civil War. Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1994.
Web Sandström, Fredrik. Sailing Ships Vessel Database.  F. Sandström, 2000-?. Go there
Book Sandwich, Edward Montagu, Earl of, and R.C. Anderson. The Journal of Edward Montagu, First Earl of Sandwich, 1659-1665 (Navy Record Society, Vol. 64). London: Navy Records Society, 1929.
Book Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of. The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1771-1782, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 69). London: Navy Records Society, 1932.
Book Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of. The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1771-1782, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 71). London: Navy Records Society, 1933.
Book Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of. The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1771-1782, Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 75). London: Navy Records Society, 1936.
Book Sandwich, John Montagu, Earl of. The Private Papers of John, Earl of Sandwich, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1771-1782, Vol. 4 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 78). London: Navy Records Society, 1938.
Book Satchell, Alister. Running the Gauntlet: How Three Great Liners Carried a Million Men to War, 1942-1945. London: Chatham, 2001.
Book Saul, Norman E. Sailors in Revolt: The Russian Baltic Fleet in 1917. Lawrence, Kansas: Regents Press of Kansas, 1978.
Book Saunders, Hilary Aidan St. George. Valiant Voyaging: A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War, 1939-1945. London: Faber and Faber, Ltd., 1948.
Book Saunders, Malcolm George. The Soviet Navy. New York: F. A. Praeger, 1959.
Book Saunders, Stephen. IHS Jane's Fighting Ships (2012/2013). New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012.
Book Schauffelen, Otmar. Great Sailing Ships: An Illustrated Catalogue and History of 150 Extant Barks, Barkentines, Frigates, Schooners and Other Large Sailing Vessels Built Since 1628. New York: Praeger, 1969.
Book Schneller, Robert John. Anchor of Resolve: A History of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/Fifth Fleet. Washington, DC: Naval Historical Center, Dept. of the Navy, 2007.
Book Schultz, Charles R. Forty-Niners 'Round the Horn. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1999.
Book Schultz, Charles R. Inventory of the Logbooks and Journals in the G.W. Blunt White Library (G.W. Blunt Library No. 4). Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association for the G.W. Blunt Library , 1965.
Book Schultz, Charles R., Mystic Seaport Library. Inventory of the Mallory Family Papers 1808 - 1958. Mystic, Conn.: Mystic Seaport Library, Marine Historical Association, Inc., 1964.
Book Schultz, Charles R., and Mystic Seaport Library. Inventory of the T.A. Scott Company, Inc. Papers, 1889-1927. Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association, 1964.
Book Schultz, Charles R., and G. W. Blunt White Library. Inventory of the Lawrence & Co. Papers, 1822-1904. Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association, 1966.
Book Seligmann, Matthew S. Naval Intelligence from Germany: The Reports of the British Naval Attachés in Berlin, 1906-1914 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 152). Aldershot, Hants, and Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate for Navy Records Society, 2007.
Book Seligmann, Matthew S., Frank Nägler, and Michael Epkenhans. The Naval Route to the Abyss: The Anglo-German Naval Race, 1895-1914 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 161). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2014.
Book Sergison, Charles, and R. D. Merriman. The Sergison Papers (Navy Records Society, Vol. 89). London: Navy Records Society, 1950.
Book Sexton, R. T. Shipping Arrivals and Departures, South Australia, 1627-1850: a Guide for Genealogists and Maritime Historians. Ridgehaven, SA: Roebuck Society, 1990.
Book Sheard, Bradley. Lost Voyages: Two Centuries of Shipwrecks in the Approaches to New York. New York: Aqua Quest Publications, 1998.
Web Shipping and Shipbuilding Research Trust. Tees Built Ships: Ships Built on the River Tees, Hartlepool, and Whitby.  Shipping and Shipbuilding Research Trust, 2014-. Go there
Book Shomette, Donald. Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake: Maritime Disasters on Chesapeake Bay and its Tributaries, 1608-1978. Centreville, Md.: Tidewater Publishers, 1982.
Book Shomette, Donald. Shipwrecks, Sea Raiders, and Maritime Disasters Along the Delmarva Coast. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Book Shomette, Donald. The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay and Other Tales of the Lost Chesapeake. Centreville, Md.: Tidewater Publications, 1996.
Book Shore, Henry Noel, Baron Teignmouth. Smuggling Days and Smuggling Ways. London: Cassell & Co., 1892.
Book Silverstone, Paul H. Civil War Navies, 1855-1883. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2001.
Book Silverstone, Paul H. The Navy of the Nuclear Age, 1947-2007. New York: Routledge, 2009.
Book Silverstone, Paul H. The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947. New York: Routledge, 2008.
Book Silverstone, Paul H. The New Navy, 1883-1922. New York: Routledge, 2006.
Book Silverstone, Paul H. The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2001.
Book Simpson, Michael. Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1919 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 130). Aldershot, UK: Scolar Press for the Navy Records Society, 1991.
Book Simpson, Michael. Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1919-1939 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 156). Burlington, VT: Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, 2010.
Book Singh, Satyindra. Blueprint to Bluewater: The Indian Navy, 1951-65. New Delhi: Lancer International, 1992.
Book Sinn, Elizabeth. Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013.
Book Skalley, Michael. FOSS: Ninety Years of Towboating. Burbank, CA: Superior Publishing Company, 1986.
Book Skogan, John Kristen, and Arne Olav Brundtland. Soviet Seapower in Northern Waters: Facts, Motivation, Impact and Responses. New York: St. Martins Press, 1990.
Book Smith, Eugene W. Passenger Ships of the World, Past and Present. Boston, Mass.: George H. Dean, 1963.
Book Smith, Myron J. American Civil War Navies: a Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1972.
Book Smith, Myron J. The American Navy, 1789 - 1860: A Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1964.
Book Smith, Myron J. The American Navy, 1865 - 1918: A Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1974.
Book Smith, Myron J. The American Navy, 1918 - 1941: A Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1974.
Book Smith, Myron J., Elmo R. Zumwalt, John D. H. Kane. The United States Navy and Coast Guard, 1946-1983 : a Bibliography of English-language Works and 16 mm Films. London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1984.
Book Snediker, Quentin, and Ann Jensen. Chesapeake Bay Schooners. Centreville, Md.: Tidewater Publishers, 1992.
Book Snow, Ralph Linwood. Bath Iron Works: The First Hundred Years. Bath, Maine: Maine Maritime Museum, 1987.
Book Snow, Richard F. A Measureless Peril: America in the Fight for the Atlantic, the Longest Battle of World War II. New York: Scribner, 2010.
Web Solem, Børge, and Trond Austheim. Norway Heritage: Hands Across the Sea. Rissa & Oslo, Norway: B. Solem & T. Austheim, 1997-.
Book Somerville, Sir James, Michael Simpson, and John Somerville. The Somerville Papers: Selections From the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Sir James Somerville, G.C.B., G.B.E., D.S.O. (Navy Records Society, Vol. 134). Aldershot: Scolar, for the Navy Records Society, 1996.
Book Somner, Graeme. Ben Line: Fleet List and Short History. Kendal, UK: World Ship Society, 1967.
Book Sondhaus, Lawrence. Naval Warfare, 1815-1914. London & New York: Routledge, 2001.
Book Sonne, Conway B. Saints on the Seas: A Maritime History of Mormon Migration, 1830-1890. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press, 1983.
Book Sontag, Sherry, and Christopher Drew. Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage. New York: Public Affairs, 1998.
Book Spencer, George J. S., 2nd earl, Sir Julian Stafford Corbett, and Sir Herbert W. Richmond. Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1794-1801, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 46). London: Navy Records Society, 1913.
Book Spencer, George J. S., 2nd earl, Sir Julian Stafford Corbett, and Sir Herbert W. Richmond. Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1794-1801, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 48). London: Navy Records Society, 1914.
Book Spencer, George J. S. , 2nd earl, Sir Julian Stafford Corbett, and Sir Herbert W. Richmond. Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1794-1801, Vol. 3 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 58). London: Navy Records Society, 1924.
Book Spencer, George J. S., 2nd earl, Sir Julian Stafford Corbett, and Sir Herbert W. Richmond. Private Papers of George, Second Earl Spencer, First Lord of the Admiralty, 1794-1801, Vol. 4 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 59) . London: Navy Records Society, 1924.
Book St. Vincent, John Jervis, Viscount, and D. Bonner-Smith. Letters of Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl of St. Vincent: Whilst the First Lord of the Admiralty, 1801-1804, Vol. 1 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 55). London: Navy Records Society, 1922.
Book St. Vincent, John Jervis, Viscount, and D. Bonner-Smith. Letters of Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl of St. Vincent: Whilst the First Lord of the Admiralty, 1801-1804, Vol. 2 (Navy Records Society, Vol. 61). London: Navy Records Society, 1927.
Book Stammers, Michael. The Passage Makers: The History of the Black Ball Line of Australian Packets, 1852-1871. Brighton, England: Teredo Books Ltd, 1978.
Book Standard Oil Company. Ships of the Esso Fleet in World War II. New York: Standard Oil Company, 1946.