Research Resources
People
naval-history.net Editor's Research Resources for People
Last revision: 3 October 2021

This list of links has been accumulated by editors.
They are used as a source for research whilst editing the official log-books of Royal Navy ships from the World War 1 era, and Arctic voyages of United States vessels from the mid 19th century onwards.

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United States

naval-history.net – United States Navy, Coast Guard & Marine Corps Casualties – World War 1
List of World War 1 casualties by name and date/ship/unit
naval-history.net – United States Navy, Coast Guard & Marine Corps Casualties – World War 2
List of World War 2 casualties by name and date/ship/unit
Registers of the Commissioned Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps 1802-1973
An index to the annual Registers of the Commissioned Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps 1802-1973, as submitted to Congress (PDF files)
U.S. Revenue Cutter Service Historical Register of Officers 1790-1914
Alphabetical list of commissioned officers who served in the USRCS from its founding to its merger with the Life-saving Service to form the current U.S. Coast Guard (PDF file)
Register of officers, vessels, and stations of the U.S. Coast Guard 1915-1918
List of regular and reserve commissioned and warrant officers on active duty in order of precedence, and temporary members of the reserve, including living retired officers for the years 1915 to 1918
Register of officers, vessels, and stations of U.S. Coast Guard / Treasury Department 1921-1940
List of regular and reserve commissioned and warrant officers on active duty in order of precedence, and temporary members of the reserve, including living retired officers for the years 1921 to 1940
Our Family Tree – Military Ship Service
Lists of crew members (not just officers) that served on some of the older U.S. ships
The Maritime Heritage Project
Search for ports, captains, ships and names of more than 20,000 passengers who sailed into San Francisco during the 1800s