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  • Bangerter, L.B. (1983). The compass: A concise and factual compilation of all vessels and sources listed with reference made of all of their voyages and some dates of registration, Vol. I. Logan: UT: The Everton Publishers, Inc. FamilySearch.org. eBook.
  • Castle Garden: immigrant arrivals in New York City before the opening of Ellis Island in 1890.
  • Great Ships: a personal collection with capsule summaries on a number of passenger ships.
  • Hotten, J.C. (1874). The Original Lists Of Persons Of Quality; Emigrants; Religious Exiles; Political Rebels; Serving Men Sold For A Term Of Years; Apprentices; Children Stolen; Maidens Pressed; And Others Who Went From Great Britain To The American Plantations, 1600-1700: with their ages and the names of the ships in which they embarked, and other interesting particulars; from mss. preserved in the State Paper Department of Her Majesty's Public Record Office, England. London. Space: The Original Lists Of Persons
  • Immigration Records: Ship Passenger Arrival Records. National Archives. www.archives.gov
  • Lancour, H. (1908). A bibliography of ship passenger lists, 1538-1825; Being a guide to published lists of early immigrants to North America. NY: Public Library. archive.org
  • Maritime World Online Index: enthusiast page on passenger liners, focusing on ships which have been in service during the author's lifetime.
  • Norway Heritage: lots of information about, apparently, any ship that ever carried passengers from Norway to anywhere.
  • paddlesteamers.info: Enthusiast site focussing on currently operational paddle steamers, or steamers in the process of being restored (or which might be restored), but there is also information about paddle steamers from the past.
  • P&O Archive: database of P&O ships, other companies acquired by P&O, and links to passenger lists.
  • TheShipsList: information about lots of ships and passenger lines.
  • Wikipedia: in particular, WikiMedia is a good source for public domain photos of ships. Wikipedia is also a source of capsule histories, for those ships that it bothers covering.
  • Wreck Site: a good source of the final resting place for many ships.

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