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The GG Archives – A Social and Cultural History Archive

The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives or GG Archives, launched in 2000, is a privately held archives of genealogy, military and other ephemera dating from the mid-1800s to 2000 in 12 topical areas. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA it offers free unrestricted access…

Dictionary of Sydney – First Fleet Project

This project is a collection of ship histories funded by the Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme. There are ship profiles for the Alexander, Borrowdale, Charlotte, Fishburn, Friendship, Golden Grove, HMS Sirius, HMS Supply, Lady Penrhyn, Prince of Wales…

P&O Heritage

This site is designed to preserve and celebrate the maritime history and collections of P&O, one of the best known shipping companies in the world. The site allow the collections and the rich heritage of P&O to be more accessible…

VOC Historical Society

This comprehensive site details the Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie VOC (United Dutch East Indies Company) their mariners, ships and the impact they had on Western Australia long before white colonialisation in 1829.  It also has details on VOC shipwrecks, related sites and resources. New

Port Cities – Southhampton

Use this site to discover the story of merchant shipping and port life in Southampton. The archive contains over 10,000 photographs, maps, sound clips, documents, games and other objects which can be accessed online.

Lloyd’s List marine news index 1740-1837

Lloyd’s List is a newspaper devoted to shipping news. In particular it records the movements of ocean going vessels and marine news of casualties, ‘speakings’ and other events involving individual vessels. This database has been compiled from copies of Lloyd’s…

19th century South Australian shipping databases

This site by Graham Jaunay has three online databases designed for accessing details on vessels, and emigrants, arriving in South Australia. They include:• 1836 to 1840 emigrants who applied for free passage – Lists the names of 11,518 labourers and…

Ships Nostalgia

An online community for people worldwide with an interest in ships and shipping. This free forum is for crew, ex-crew, ship enthusiasts and cruisers.  This site has a wealth of information, and contacts, for family history research. Site features include:•…