Sailors' Snug Harbor (Institution)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection documents the career and life of Frederick S. McMurray (1879-1958), beginning with his training at the New York Nautical School (now the SUNY Maritime College) on the Schoolship "St. Mary's" through his years as an instructor at the New York Nautical School and his service with the United States Navy.
Dates: circa 1890-1958
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Records of the Marine Society of the City of New York, an organization established in 1770 to provide relief for distressed ship masters, or their widows and children, and to promote maritime knowledge.
Dates: Circa 1769-1990s
Abstract The Sailors' Snug Harbor Records encapsulate the history of one of the first secular philanthropic organizations and home for retired mariners in the United States. The collection spans the institution's history beginning at the turn of the 19th century through the institution's move to a new facility in Sea Level, NC in 1976 and eventual closure in 2005. The records document the operations and management of the institution and shed light on the lives of the residents before and during their...
Dates: 1757 - 2008