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Ship registers
Shipbuilding and ship acquisition programs
Ship movements

References:
U. S. Navy and Merchant Ships




The Design 1046 freighter S.S. Huachuca, EFC hull 4183, on the ways on 2 April 1919. (Photo No. NH 43029)

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This page provides access to a scanned copy of two official U.S. Government publications. Select by clicking on the links below.

Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board, August 1, 1920

United States Shipping Board: Contract and Requisitioned Steamships Taken Over on August 3, 1917


This page also provides access to five specialized databases created by Shipscribe, three covering U.S. warship and standard merchant ship building programs during World War I and World War II, one listing ships acquired by the Navy during World War I, and one itemizing all port calls made by U. S. Navy cruising ships on overseas stations (except the European Station) between 1869 and 1897. Select by clicking on the links below.

Shipbuilding Programs and Contracts of the U. S. Navy, 1938-1945

Shipbuilding Contracts of the U. S. Maritime Commission, 1937-1945

Shipbuilding Contracts of the U. S. Emergency Fleet Corporation, 1917-1920

Ships Acquired by the U. S. Navy (SP and ID), 1917-1920

Port Calls by U. S. Navy Cruising Ships, 1869-1897


Finally, here is a draft list of nearly all of the SP and ID numbers assigned to merchant vessels by the Navy between 1916 and 1941.

U. S. Navy Section Patrol (SP) and Identification (ID) Numbers, 1916-1941

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