Genealogy Projects tagged with Maritime on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lighthouse Keepers

    A lighthouse keeper is the person responsible for tending and caring for a lighthouse, particularly the light and lens in the days when oil lamps and clockwork mechanisms were used. Keepers were needed to trim the wicks, replenish fuel, wind clockworks and perform maintenance tasks such as cleaning lenses and windows. Electrification and other automated improvements such as remote monitoring an...

  • Skärgårdshavets och Finska vikens lotsar - Saaristomeren ja Suomenlahden luotsit

    Lotsväsendet expanderade på 1700- och 1800-talen. Den svenska skärgårdsflottan var i behov av lotsar. Många söner till före detta båtsmän tog upp yrket som lots och Lönen var 1 tunna råg + att man fick fiska på statens vatten efter 1808, då Ryssland utvecklade lotsväsendet vidare. Intressanta L&#...

  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • Continental Navy 1775 - 1785

    This project is intended for all of those that served in the United States Continental Navy. The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775. Through the efforts of the Continental Navy's patron, John Adams, and vigorous Congressional support in the face of stiff opposition, the fleet cumulatively became relatively substanti...

  • Empress of Ireland passengers

    Ship that collided with SS Storsad in Saint Lawrence river at 2:00 A.M. in the middle of a fog and sank in only 14 minutes.