Correspondence: Primarily of Captain James H. Tomb, 1932 - 1936
Scope and Contents
The Empire State I was used by the New York State Merchant Marine Academy (now SUNY Maritime College) as its training ship from 1931 until 1941. The ship was used to train young men for careers in the Merchant Marines and the Naval Reserves. Materials in this collection include documents regarding the acquisition of the Empire State, materials recounting of the Empire State’s rescue of a Spanish fishing boat as well as films, transparencies and students notebooks donated by Frederick E. Bidgood. This collection also contains administrative documents, cruise itineraries, correspondence, news articles and various Alumni Association materials.
- 1932 - 1936
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Appointments to examine materials must be made in advance. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.
From the Collection: 1.7 Linear Feet (2 standard archival document boxes and 1 clamshell archival box.)