Historical Documents and Resources
Historical Documents and Publications
- America Builds Ships: The Program of the United States Maritime Commission
A 1940 report produced by U.S. Maritime Commission highlighting its shipbuilding program.
- The United States Merchant Marine at War
A 1946 report produced by the War Shipping Administration on its role in the allied victory in World War II.
- Merchant Marine for Trade and Defense
A 1946 booklet produced by the U.S. Maritime Commission “to supply teachers with information on the history, present operations, and problems of our merchant shipping.”
Annual Reports of the Maritime Administration and its predecessor agencies.