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Merchant marine--United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dae D. Baird, Jr. papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box 6 (09.0163-09.0180), Folder: 09.0169 - Folder 1
Identifier: 09.0169
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers pertaining to Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. and his experiences as a Merchant Marine during World War II.The papers include photographs, letters, speeches, biographical articles, and military documents.The Dae D. Baird, Jr. collection pertains to the service of Ensign Dae D. Baird, Jr. in the United States Merchant Marines from June 1943 until 1946, as a Purser. Consisting of copies of photographs, records of medals, and articles on the Merchant Marine and Mr. Baird’s experiences during World War II, the collection provides insight into the experiences of a Merchant Mariner. In his brief account on the war, “Unusual and Rare World War II...
Dates: Created: 1944-2009; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2009

Archie William Birchwood collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box 6 (09.0163-09.0180), Folder: 09.0165 - Folder 1
Identifier: 09.0165
Content Description

This collection relates to Archie William Birchwood who served with the U.S. Coast Guard as a border patrolman and the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II. With the Coast Guard, Birchwood searched for illegal immigrants along the Coast of Florida between Miami and Pensacola. This collection includes an oral history transcript and supporting documents including radio licenses, salary, and a merchant passport.

Dates: 1937-1946; Other: Date accessioned

Arthur Card papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 6 (03.0176-03.203), Folder: 03.0189 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0189
Scope and Contents

The collection of Arthur W. Card contains an oral history transcript of an interview conducted by or for the Institute on World War II. He discusses bringing US troops to and from Europe, as well as returning German POWs to Germany at the end of the war. He also discusses his work in the engine room (where he felt proud to be "more important" to the soldiers on the ship because they relied on his work to keep them safe) and his time ashore in Naples, Italy.

Dates: Created: 1943-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/2003

Howard E. Carraway papers

 Collection — 97.0001/97.0002 - Box 1
Identifier: 97.0002

This collection includes the letters and correspondence of Naval Officer Howard E. Carraway, as well as one photograph of Carraway.

Dates: Created: 1942-1948; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2000

John F. Cawley Collection

 Collection — 09.0101 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0101
Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal papers pertaining to John F. Cawley and his experiences aboard the S.S. John W. Brown during World War II. The small box contains calendars, magazines, and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1944-2010; Other: Date acquired: 06/19/0009

Richard Hollis Marsh manuscript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 2 (01.0034-01.0057), Folder: 01.0036 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0036
Scope and Contents The collection contains a memoir written by Richard Hollis Marsh who served in the Merchant Marines in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II and Tony Marsh who worked at the Italian Consulate. The narrative outlines Marsh's experiences in the Pacific and experiences in the Italian Consulate in Tientsin, China. The narrative outlines Richard March's experiences in the Pacific and Tony Marsh's experiences in the Italian Consulate in Tientsin, China. The memoir does not contain many details about the war, because it covers the long time period between 1939 to 1946, and only has short descriptions for each year. However, it does contain important information such...
Dates: Created: 1939-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/13/2003

The Wainwright Liberator collection

 Collection — 17.0012 - Box 1
Identifier: 17.0012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of The Wainwright Liberator newsletters published during World War II by the J.A. Jones Construction Company, Inc. at the Wainwright Yard, Panama City, Florida.

Dates: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2017; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-30