Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
This collection consists of 12 reels of film (all Super 8 or 8mm) dated from the 1960s-1980 depicting summer sea terms on the Maritime College training ships Empire State IV (training ship from 1959-1973) and the Empire State V (training ship from 1973 - 1990). Footage shows training drills, oceanography experiments, and leisure activities on the ships and at international ports.
This collection consists of the logbooks from the U.S.S Empire State VI training ship used by the State University of New York Maritime College to train students 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.
The Empire State VI was used by SUNY Maritime College as its training ship from 1990 to today. The ship was used to train cadets for their careers in the Merchant Marines and the Naval Reserves. This collection also contains administrative documents, cruise itineraries, correspondence, news articles and "Plan of the Day".
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.
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.