Salem Massachusetts Gen Web Project -Military And Maritime History

Military And Maritime History

American Revolution

Salem in the American Revolution

Salem in The American Revolution" by Frank C. Damon A Muster Roll of a Company Stationed at Salem for the defence of the Sea Coast. Made up to the 31st day of August, as paid from the 31 of May, 1776.Special thanks to Nelson Warner, from whose grandfather's scrapbook this clipping came.

War of 1812

Civil War

Maritime History

Seamen From Salem and vicinity
Impressed by British War Vessels 1800-1813

Excerpt is from "The Essex Institute, Historical Collection," Vol. XLIX-October, 1913.
It is an article of Seamen from Salem, Massachusetts and vicinity who were impressed by British War Vessels 1800-1813.
Contributed by Toni Feeney and used here with her permission.
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Salem's Maritime Heritage

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Salem Maritime, the first National Historic Site in the National Park System,
was established to preserve the maritime history of New England and the United States.

New England Shipwrecks

A good site about hunting New Enlgand shipwrecks from the 1600-present. Has wonderful photo's, maritime paintings and artwork.

Maritime Salem Essay

An award winning esay written by an eighth grade student on Salem's Maritime history.


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