Research – merchant ships and shipping

To be organized


Fishing Ports and Port Registration Letters -- European fishing vessel data.
The Fitment and Decoration of Ships from the "Great Eastern" to the "Queen Mary".
Guillotine - Ship launching - response to a query from MarHst-l
Muscat dhows (English) || français - Muscat dhows: 1904 decision on French flagging.

Journals and magazines

The American Neptune - A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, and Arts (includes index.)
Marines: Yachting - Guerre - Commerce - bi-monthly, French langauge.
Sea Breezes - the ship lover's magazine; includes a partial index of our collection.

Shanties (and songs of the sea)

Sea shanties
Johnny Crapaud - sea shanties and more.
Cheerily Man - the shanty Nancy Dawson or Sally Rackett
Shanty Bibliography



This is currently (April 2020) a work in progess, to rationalise, facilitate and expand our exiting page at the Naval Marine Archive. Some pages are very recent, some date back twenty years and may or may not have been reviewed and/or edited recently; we appreciate any suggestions for improvements.