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Newport (Schoolship)

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Felix Riesenberg Papers, 1879–1940s

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0019
Abstract Felix Riesenberg (1879-1939) was an American seaman, explorer, engineer, and author of fiction and nonfiction. The collection contains personal papers and items, as well as copies of his published works.
Dates: 1879 - 1949

Frederick S. McMurray Papers, 1890-1958

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0003
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

John Stansbury Baylis Papers, 1884-1969

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0001
Contents of Collection The collection documents the career, activities, and interests of Captain John Stansbury Baylis (1884-1971), a 1903 alumnus of SUNY Maritime College with a distinguished maritime career of almost 40 years.
Dates: 1884-1960s

Newport Schoolship Logbooks, 1920-1931

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG1-0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the logbooks from the U.S.S Newport, one of the schoolships used by the New York Nautical School (now SUNY Maritime College) to train young men for the merchant marines and the naval reserves. A ship’s logbook is a daily record of the ship’s course, speed and location. Navigational, piloting and other notable events occurring in and around the ship are also recorded in a ship’s logbook. Logbooks serve as a reminder to the officers of the deck of their various duties...
Dates: 1920 - 1931

Newport Schoolship Records, 1896-1970

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG1-0002
Scope and Contents The schoolship Newport, a sail-steam hybrid gunboat was used by the New York Nautical School (now SUNY Maritime College) to train young men for careers in the Merchant Marines and the Naval Reserves. Materials in this collection include blueprints of the Newport, administrative documents regarding the running of the school, historical documents and data, documents pertaining to the school’s curriculum, cruise itineraries, news articles and laws concerning the New York State Nautical School. The...
Dates: 1896 - 1970

Thomas F. Caldwell Papers, 1924-1969

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AP-0021
Content Description Papers and artifacts documenting Thomas F. Caldwell's time at the New York State Nautical School and subsequent maritime career. Highlights include Caldwell's daily log from the schoolship Newport in 1925 and a photographic portrait of Caldwell as a young graduate.
Dates: circa 1924-1969