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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS) Online

Published in nine volumes between 1959 and 1991, DANFS is regarded as the foremost reference work on US naval vessels, chronicling virtually every ship that the US Navy has put to sea. Under the guidance of project manager Andrew Toppan, a team of international volunteers have been transcribing DANFS (without updates or corrections) and placing it online. Currently, the site includes over 7,000...
Maritime Heritage Program

The National Park Service Maritime Heritage Program is dedicated to advancing awareness of the role of maritime affairs in the history of the United States. The Maritime Heritage Program Web site provides detailed information about their substantial preservation programs, including indices of historic ships (searchable by state), lighthouses, and life-saving stations within the United States and...
Naval History and Heritage Command: Bibliographies

The US Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center provides six bibliographies at this time covering both general and specific aspects of US Naval history. Included are two general bibliographies, and several specific bibliographies on the Navy's role in World War II, Desert Shield/Storm, and the Korean War. Central to this collection is the seventh edition (1993) of United States Naval...