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

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Record Description
Collection years 1940-1945
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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.

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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:
A citation will be available on the Collection Details page when the collection is published.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

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