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Merchant mariners--History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 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

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

Frank B. Hodges collection

 Collection — 09.0032 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0032
Scope and Contents

The collection contains papers and artifacts pertaining to Frank B. Hodges' experiences during World War II as a Merchant Marine on the SS Jacksonville, SS Philip F. Tomas, SS Kofreski, SS Alcoa Mariner, SS Falmouth, and SS Delrio. The collection contains letters, newspaper articles, photographs, official documents, Veteran Information, Hospital records, Ship Information, a recording of Frank B. Hodges' interview with the BBC, and Hodges' personal papers.

Dates: Created: 1942-2009; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/0009

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

Calvin T. Webb papers

 Collection — Single Folders Collections - 2015 Box 3 (15.0034-15.0043), Folder: 15.0036 - Folder 1
Identifier: 15.0036
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Calvin T. Webb who served as a radio operator in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II in Boston, MA, and Catalina Island, CA, prior to serving aboard merchant ships in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans until December of 1946. The collection contains materials related to memory which includes: American Merchant Marine Veterans AMMV Magazine, Winter 2012/2013, Spring 2013, Summer 2013, and Winter 2013/2014; 2002 reprint of The United States Merchant Marine at War; November 5, 2006, The Salt Lake Tribune/Deseret Morning News, "A Tribute To Veterans" advertising supplement...
Dates: 2012-2013; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2015