Phythian, Robert L.
- Existence: 1835-07-21 - 1917-01-20
Robert L. Phythian was the first superintendent of the New York Nautical School aboard the schoolship St. Mary's.
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Scope and Contents The schoolship St. Mary's, a square-rigged sloop-of war was used by the New York Nautical School from 1874-1908 to train young men for careers in the Merchant Marines and the Naval Reserves. Materials in the collection include letters and documents regarding the creation of the New York Nautical School and the transfer of the St. Mary's to the New York City Board of Education. Also included are administrative documents regarding the running of the school; cruise itineraries; student log...
Dates: 1853 - 1958