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*Other identifying information such as age and death date
 
*Other identifying information such as age and death date
  
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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.  
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What Is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]

These records include an index of mariners killed on US operated ships during World Ward II. This content was taken from the compiled site: Merchant Mariners killed on U.S. operated ships during World War II . This index, along with additional information on merchant mariners at war, is available at American Merchant Marines at War. The index covers the years 1940 to 1945.

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Records may contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Ship name
  • Date of death
  • Position
  • Age

How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • Your ancestor's name
  • Other identifying information such as age and death date

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the United States.

Related Websites[edit | edit source]

Related Wiki Articles[edit | edit source]

United States

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:
A citation will be available on the Collection Details page when the collection is published.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[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 Records.

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