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== Record Description ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This collection will include records from 1500-2013.
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This collection will include records from 1500-2013.  
  
These records include an index of mariners killed on US operated ships during World Ward II. This content was taken from the compiled site: http://www.usmm.org/killed/a.html. The data set includes the person's name, ship name, date of death, position and age. This index, along with additional information on merchant mariners at war, is available at www.usmm.org.
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These records include an index of mariners killed on US operated ships during World Ward II. This content was taken from the compiled site: http://www.usmm.org/killed/a.html. The data set includes the person's name, ship name, date of death, position and age. This index, along with additional information on merchant mariners at war, is available at www.usmm.org.  
  
== Record Content ==
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== Record Content ==
  
Records may contain the following information:
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Records may contain the following information:  
  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
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Keep in mind:
  
Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your ancestor’s name.  
*You may not be sure of your ancestor’s name.
 
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
 
{{Collection citation| text = “United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII, 1940-1945.” Index. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives and Records Administration. [Archive name, Archive location.]}}
 
{{Collection citation| text = “United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII, 1940-1945.” Index. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives and Records Administration. [Archive name, Archive location.]}}

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Record Description[edit | edit source]

This collection will include records from 1500-2013.

These records include an index of mariners killed on US operated ships during World Ward II. This content was taken from the compiled site: http://www.usmm.org/killed/a.html. The data set includes the person's name, ship name, date of death, position and age. This index, along with additional information on merchant mariners at war, is available at www.usmm.org.

Record Content[edit | edit source]

Records may contain the following information:

Template:Incomplete Content Section

How to Use the Record[edit | edit source]

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Related Websites[edit | edit source]

Related Wiki Articles[edit | edit source]

United States

Contributions to This Article[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections[edit | edit source]

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection[edit | edit source]

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

“United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII, 1940-1945.” Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives and Records Administration. [Archive name, Archive location.]