Introduction

Maritime activities
Collection significance

Timelines

American Maritime History
U.S. Statutes

Digital Collection

Subject list
Title list
Keyword search
Ship and Yacht Register list
Ship and Yacht Register search

Bibliographies

American Maritime Documents
American Maritime History
Maritime FAQs
Forty-Niners Round the Horn

19th Century Merchant Marine


Maritime Activities in American History


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The USS Kearsarge sinks the CSS Alabama off Cherbourg, France, after Alabama had destroyed 64 United States merchant ships during nearly two years of commerce raiding.