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Maritime Data bases and Dictionaries links

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[these links and references to other sites are not necessarily endorsed by this Society, but are indicated as aids to further research. Errors, ommissions and additions are warmly welcomed]

Abbreviations and Acronyms used in shipping
Admiralty law
Australian National Maritime Heritage Database Search
Bibliographie des Dictionnaires de Marine
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
EQUASIS Ship database
Fairplay Pubs - databases, ships, ports, etc; sometimes helpful
International Telegraphic Union - MARS
Legal, Admiralty Law, etc - Professor Tetley's maritime law pages
Marine terms and acronyms
Maritime and Naval Dictionaries - C17th
Maritime and Naval Dictionaries - C18th
Maritime and Naval Dictionaries - C19th
Maritime history citations for the OED
Military Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Norwegian Ship Registers NIS and NOR databases (commercial shipping)
On-line dictionaries
Oxford English Dict. Maritime history citations
Prints, maps, charts, etc
Proposed historical dictionary of mediterranean nautical terms
Ship List, The Genealogy, passenger lists, etc
Ships Register [*]
Terminology resources on the Internet
UK National Register of Archives: merchant shipping and seamen
US Naval vessel Registry

[*] - Requires commercial subscription

Revised October 5, 2002

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