The Cunard archives at Liverpool University
temporarily offline early July 1998
May return at this site,but first they said October/November 1998, then Spring 1999,now nothing
Where the raw material for the above came from,though data on many early ships was unfortunately entered by a clueless college student who included only metric dimensions that were never used when the ships were built...includes numerous White Star Line ships. No search engine,but it has more information than the Cunard site has room for for some ships.
Under construction,a page all about the sleek French liner of the 1930s remembered as among the most beautiful and well-engineered.
Under construction,may it be completed...missing again... a page on the history of all liners by "James from Greater Cleveland",aka Aravantis and Naronic13.
His latest effort,also needing work,and of more modest scope.
The Powerscourt liners page
Many lines are covered including all mentioned above. And the page maintainer has superliner dreams of his own.
Kevin Tam's "Ships of
State" liners page
Another comprehensive page....details(lots) on only a few prominent ships,but many links!
Great Ocean Liners
A new link here...site with pages on many liners historic and unbuilt
Rob Betz's Lost Liners
A new link here...has pages on many liners no longer afloat.
Marine Engineering History
A variety of ships and technologies and also bios of all the Titanic's engineers,by Dr. Denis Griffiths of Liverpool.
Cimorelli Ship Menu
Focussed on tracking immigrants,but it has a great deal of data on ships' movements...search for a liner's schedule.
Another site with links about a lot of ships.
page is gone
Aage Skjolingstad's business-oriented site.
"The Mother of All Maritime Links",he says.
A British publishing firm with searchable databases on ships and ports.
Seaview Funnel Vision
A British source of passenger shipping news.
page is gone
A travel agent's rundown of all current options for crossing the Atlantic by ship.
Lloyd's Register of
This preeminent shipping reference is not on the Web,but its publishers are. Lloyd's List's publishers may have gone offline.
A daily (mainly freight-oriented,and not all maritime) shipping newsletter,with a searchable archive.Tends to emphasize Asia.
Maritime Global Net
Bare-bones port database and more.
A new database. Maritime Education Resources and Marine And Intermodal Directory. Many links in many categories.
Archive from Lars Bruzelius
Some liners,mostly other ships
A Timeline of the World's Largest Passenger Ships
A historical overview from HMY Yachts.
The Wisdom of Captain
An outspoken Belgian freighter captain looks at how these rules work,and don't work,in practice.
The International Association of
Trade organization for the authorities that classify ships.
Peter Warwick's list
A more general site,but much on maritime history
Puffery here,they want to sell cruises rather than being critics, and not as many lines as Travelpage(not even Cunard!),but the "Ship Information" links include data Travelpage doesn't have....or did.
CruiseOpinion, CruiseShipCenter,and Sealetter offer more of the same.
Ships and Cruises
is a site that offers many selections but is sometimes offline because of exceeding bandwidth requirements.
An unusually detailed guide to one new Celebrity ship,down to the wiring.
(page missing early 1999)
CIG New Ships
A catalogue of the yet-to-be- or recently-delivered.(Not updated)
Wheelhouse-Fiebig New Ships
A rival catalogue,strictly those on order.(Discontinued?)
George G. Sharp Inc.
Another pioneering firm.
The Royal Institute of Naval Architects
The British professional organization.
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