This site details ships in the passenger trade to Australia and New Zealand from the 1840s to the 1890s and links to images of the ships.
A list of 700+ sailing ships and where to find pictures of them for the period up to 1880. It also includes 500 steamers for the period 1880-1914.
This site also lists the transports that carried troops to the Middle East, Singapore and New Guinea in World War II. There is detailed information for each ship plus a picture if available or information where a picture can be…
This interesting site, by Roger Elliott, has online lessons in drawing sailing ships. There is detailed explanations on the type of ships and rigs etc.
This site by G Provost and P Joicey has transcriptions from Lloyd’s Register of British and Foreign Shipping (1764-2003). Ships are listed alphabetically with registration details such as rigging, tonnage, dimensions, propulsion, owners and master available.
This site by Michael Palmer contains extensive information and includes ships’ pictures where available. The focus is on ships to the US but it includes ships that came to Australia.
This great site, by Lars Brussels, has information and links covering all aspects of maritime history and includes ships’ pictures.
This amazing site has been created to provide a central place to gather information about the SS Asturias II. This ship made 23 trips to Australia between 1946 and 1952, carrying more than 25,000 migrants. These included migrants from Poland,…
These diaries are held in the National Library of Australia’s manuscript collection. This list is arranged chronologically by year and date of departure.
This index by Grahame Thom has been compiled to assist researchers to access 28 medical journals that have been copied as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP). There is a list on the The National Archives (UK) site…