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CA. College Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: CA
Institutional records of Maritime College, State University of New York

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Captain Hugh Stephens Oral History Interview

 File
Identifier: CA-RG15-0030
Scope and Contents In this interview Captain Hugh Stephens speaks of his time as a merchant mariner during World War II working on liberty transport ships, his experiences during his career after the war, how he got into being a nautical educator, and comparing cadets from his time to cadets nowadays.

Captain Robert Fay Oral History Interview

 File
Identifier: CA-RG15-0047
Scope and Contents In this interview, Captain Fay discusses his childhood spent working on fishing boats, why he went to SUNY Maritime college, stories of his time at the college and the people he knew there, the three cruises he spent aboard the Empire State V, the first women cadets at the college, and his career post graduation.

Empire State I Logbooks, 1931-1941

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG1-0005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the logbooks from the U.S.S Empire State one of the training ships used by the New York State 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...

Empire State I Records, 1927-1979

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG1-0003
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....

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...

Phylipp Dilloway Oral History Interview

 File
Identifier: CA-RG15-0029
Scope and Contents In the interview Phyl talks about his life leading up to his Maritime career, his time spent at the New York Maritime Academy from the Summer of 1944 to his graduation in October 1946, the people he knew while he was at the Academy, his time on the training ship USMSTS American Pilot (also known as Empire State I), and the differences between today's mariners and mariners in the 1940s.

Robert B. Thompson Oral History Interview

 File
Identifier: CA-RG15-0063
Scope and Contents This interview contains Robert B. Thompsons experiences while attending SUNY Maritime College, his time spent as a Master if the Training Ship in 1978, his favorite stories while at sea, and an account of an aid trip he made to North Korea.

St. Mary's Schoolship Records, 1853-1958

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG1-0001
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...

SUNY Maritime College Admissions, Graduate and Progress Registers, 1875-1944

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG8-0002
Contents of Collection This collection includes several different types of registers kept by the administrators of the New York Nautical School (now SUNY Maritime College) in the early years of the institution. The Admissions Registers contain information regarding all the students who were admitted to the school between 1875 through 1944. The information that can be found in these volumes include names of students, dates of admission, ages, students’ place of birth, birth dates, as well as the height, weight and...

SUNY Maritime College Student Files, 1892-1946

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CA-RG8-0001
Contents of Collection The SUNY Maritime College Student Files consist of individual files that include applications for admission, school transcripts, physical examination reports, and various types of correspondence. Some files contain photographs of the students as well as demerit records. The practice of keeping individual files for each student seems to have started around 1925 therefore files for students who graduated prior to that date are inconsistent and contain significantly less documentation. Many of...