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United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII - FamilySearch Historical Records

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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.

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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 Historical Records.

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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:

“United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII, 1940-1945.” Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing National Archives and Records Administration.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record will be available with each record once the collection is published.