Category Archives: US Merchant Marine

Sargent, Lawrence Guy

Lawrence Sargent papers, 1927–1975. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Lawrence Guy Sargent Lawrence Guy Sargent, born in Maine in 1907, enlisted in the Merchant Marine circa 1925, and served until at least 1969. Sargent died in 1993. About the … Continue reading

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Schmidt, Paul G.

Paul G. Schmidt papers, 1944–1989. 1 box (0.58 linear feet). About Paul G. Schmidt Paul Gerhard Schmidt, was born in 1923 and moved to Philadelphia in 1932. Schmidt attended Overbrook High School and later Penn State University where he studied … Continue reading

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MacDonald, John

John MacDonald papers [is this the right title? should it be Luckenbach Steamship Company records?], 1936–2000. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About John MacDonald John Hugh MacDonald (b. 1915) was master of the SS J.L. Luckenbach, one of the ships … Continue reading

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Lang, Charles Henry

Charles H. Lang papers, 1941–1992. 1 box (1 linear foot). About Charles Henry Lang Charles Henry Lang (1922-1995) of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was an Aviation Mechanic’s Mate, 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy. Lang served in the Pacific during World War … Continue reading

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Kloss, David S.

David S. Kloss papers, 1941–1993. 1 box, plus 5 oversize folders (0.2 linear feet). About David S. Kloss David Shelley Kloss III (1924-1998) trained in the Pennsylvania Nautical School and was a member of the U.S. Merchant Marine. About the … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Nautical School

Independence Seaport Museum collection of Pennsylvania Nautical School material, 1795–2006. 14 boxes, multiple volumes, plus 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder (8.5 linear feet). Abstract This is a collection of papers related to the Pennsylvania Nautical School and the … Continue reading

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Frenzel, Henry Edward, Jr.

Henry Edward Frenzel, Jr. papers, 1944–1945. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Henry Edward Frenzel, Jr. Henry Edward Frenzel, Jr., of Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, served in the U.S. Merchant Marine as a radio operator during World War II. About the … Continue reading

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Wood, Edward F.R.

E.F.R. Wood papers, 1856–1959. 4 boxes, and 1 small box (2 linear feet). About Edward F.R. Wood Edward F.R. Wood, Jr. (1921-2000) was a vice president in the trust department of PNC Bank and an author of histories of sailing … Continue reading

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