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  1. Website of the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney. Most of the useful information for family history is under the Collections & Research tab. Try the Research Guides which cover topics such as child migration, convict ships, pictures of ships in the Australian trade and more.
  2. The National Maritime Museum (UK) is at Greenwich. Online content includes ship images and plans, maps and charts, naval uniforms and more.
  3. The Maritime History Archive collects and preserves documents relating to the history of maritime activities in Newfoundland and Labrador and throughout the North Atlantic world. The agreements and logbooks for voyages terminating in the years 1863 - 1938 are indexed and can be searched. program searches by official number only. (Official numbers can be found in Mercantile Navy Lists or Lloyd's Registers.)The databases accessed by this search will inform the visitor whether a particular archive has the crew agreement. They will not provide any information on the agreement's contents. To obtain that data he or she will need to contact the appropriate institution. Also Index of Newfoundland Captains, 1820-1889
  4. Ships’ logs and journals, ledgers, diaries, and documents from the whaling, fishing, and shipping industries. Business and personal papers of prominent yacht clubs and naval architects, including correspondence, design data, construction information, notes, and photographs.
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  5. Thiis database from the Australian National Maritime Museum has detailed descriptions of vessels important to Australia's maritime heritage.
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