Found 2 collections related to Merchant mariners -- United States

Meyers, William H., 1815-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1986
1 v. (36 tipped-in leaves), 32 ill. (watercolor drawings), 36 cm; 1 v. (36 tipped-in leaves), 32 ill. (watercolor drawings), 36 cm
William H. Meyers (b. 1815), a native of Philadelphia, sailed on merchant vessels, worked at the U.S. Naval Laboratory in Washington, D.C., and served as a gunner in the U.S. Navy. Meyers' illustrated diary (17 Oct. 1838-4 Mar. 1839) records his... more
Hawkins, E. (Elnathan), 1793 or 1794-1858
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24466
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Elnathan Hawkins (1793 or 1794-1858) was an American merchant mariner and ship captain, sailing the New York-Havre packet line in the latter part of his career. He was born in 1793 or 1794 to Eleazer Hawkins (1765-1796) and Mary Satterly... more