McMurray, Frederick S.
- Existence: 1878-1958
Graduate of New York Nautical School (now SUNY Maritime College), class of 1896.
Found in 2 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
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 books...
Dates: 1853 - 1958