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Box 4


Contains 2 Results:

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...
Dates: 1853 - 1958

Historical Account of the New York Nautical School by Frederick S. McMurray, 1874 - 1959

 Item — Box: 4
Scope and Contents

This is a handwritten account of the history of the New York Nautical School. It provides historical information beyond the years that the St. Mary's Schoolship was in use but it was included in the original St. Mary's archival materials. Since the author of this account Frederick S. McMurray, was an alumnus of the St. Mary's Schoolship as well as an officer on the ship the decision was made to keep this item in the St. Mary's Schoolship Records Collection.

Dates: 1874 - 1959