Genealogy

1. Downward Bound: Honoring Those who Served on the Great Lakes

USGenWeb, MIGenWeb, Downward Bound, help to unravel records of ancestors working in the Great Lakes Shipping Industry.

3. Great Lakes Maritime Personnel Database

The HCGL has a collection of vessel data sheets created over the past thirty years and a collection of approximately 90,000 images of Great Lakes vessels. The database can be accessed directly from this page.

4. Shipmate Search

American Merchant Marine in War, emphasis on World War II. Includes: Shipmate Search, U.S. Maritime Service training, Naval Armed Guard, information for veteran mariners, African-American seamen, lists of ships, Other Wars

5. Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Genealogy

Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Genealogy resources including birth, death, cemetery, history, marriage and military records.

6. Wisconsin Historical Society Genealogy

The Wisconsin Historical Society provides a number of useful tools for those researching genealogy.

7. Great Lakes and Seaway Shipping

Use the "Information Search" to aid in locating information regarding a particular individual.