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Alexander Paul Papers, 1856-1950

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0002
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Alexander Paul (1883-1956), a 1901 graduate of the New York Nautical (now SUNY Maritime College) St. Mary's whose maritime career culminated as an Inspector of Marine Vessels. Materials include a personal log book/diary with newspaper clippings and photographs, correspondence, documents related to Paul's career, and photographs.

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.

Cecil Northrop Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AP-0024
Content Description This collection provides an intimate picture of Cecil Northrop's life at sea in the 1920s as a cadet in traning and merchant mariner. Northrop kept extensive diaries (handwritten and typed) where he recorded his impressions of life aboard the ship, foreign ports visited, people he met on his travels, and relationships with friends, family, and love interests. It appears Northrop was compiling some of the manuscripts into essays, and viewed his writing as part of the great sea narrative...

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....

Felix Riesenberg Papers, 1879–1940s

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0019
Overview Felix Riesenberg (1879-1939) was an American seaman, explorer, engineer, and author of fiction and nonfiction. The collection contains personal papers and items, as well as copies of his published works.

Frederick M. Hendrickson Papers, 1902-1958

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0007
Contents of Collection This collection contains letters, postcards, photographs, and papers of Frederick M. Hendrickson, a 1903 graduate of the New York Nautical School (now Maritime College).

Frederick S. McMurray Papers, 1890-1958

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0003
Overview 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.

John Stansbury Baylis Papers, 1884-1969

 Collection
Identifier: AP-0001
Contents of Collection The collection documents the career, activities, and interests of Captain John Stansbury Baylis (1884-1971), a 1903 alumnus of SUNY Maritime College with a distinguished maritime career of almost 40 years.

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