NavSource Naval History. A great collection of photographs of mostly US Navy ships online.|
U.S. Coast Guard Historian
U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). In addition to other MARAD
information, this site contains the vessel inventory.
MARAD Ship donation program.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
Notes on NARA ship research
U.S. Navy, NAVSEA 21I, Navy Inactive Ships Program (formerly PMS 333). This is the office that advertises certain inactive ships as available for donation, evaluates the applications of prospective donees and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Navy, and manages the annual inspections of museum ships previously donated by the Navy.
U.S. Navy, Naval History and Heritage Command
U.S. Navy, Naval Vessel Register is a great resource showing the disposition of most U.S. Navy ships.
U.S. National Park Service, National Maritime Initiative
U.S. National Park Service, World War II Ships in the Pacific Theme
PORT, a National Maritime Museum (UK) maritime information gateway to the web
Smith's Master Index of Maritime Museum Websites
Haze Gray and Under Way
This site contains an unofficial partial listing of the U.S. Navy's
"Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships"
International Naval Research Organization
The principal activity of INRO is the publication of the quarterly journal, "Warship International".
Daily periodical of navy events and activities, and a reunions listing
U.S. Naval Institute
118 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21402
Has a bookstore and a rich photo research collection on premises.