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Maritime Periodicals and Newsletters


Special Collections

University of Wisconsin-Superior

JDH Library 218
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8359

Special Collections

Maritime Periodicals and Newsletters

The Great Lakes Maritime Collection includes periodicals related to maritime subjects, as well as newsletter from many companies, museums, and historical societies. Publications that have changed names are listed alphabetically under their original name. Some issues are missing - please contact the archivist for details.

  • American Neptune: Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, 1958-2001
  • American Ship Builder (American Shipbuilding Company; Cleveland, OH), 1944-1955
  • Anchor News, 1979-2004
  • Association for Great Lakes Maritime History Newsletter, 1996-2013
  • Beacon (Lighthouse Keepers' Association), 1986; 2000-2004
  • Bear Facts (Algoma Central Marine Group; St. Catherines, Ontario), 1991-1996
  • CSL World (Canada Steamship Lines; Montreal, Quebec), 1998
  • Cliffs Clipper (Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company; Cleveland, Ohio), 1979-1982
  • Columbia-Fore'N'Aft (Oglebay Norton Company; Cleveland, Ohio), 1959-1963
  • Columbia Shipmate (Columbia Transportation Division, Oglebay Norton), 1946-1957
  • Detroit Marine Historian, 1950-2001
  • Diver, 1984-2001
  • Duluth Port, 1959; Seaway Port Authority of Duluth (SPAD), 1960-1968; Port of Duluth Superior, 1968-1969; Minnesota's World Port, 1970-1999; North Star Port, 1999-
  • Fisherman, 1975-1986
  • Freshwater: A Journal of Great Lakes Maritime History, 1994-1995
  • Great Lakes Calendar, 1972; Lake Log Chips, 1972-1992; Great Lakes Log, 1993-1997; Great Lakes/Seaway Log, 1997-2003
  • Great Lakes Gazette, 1976-1979
  • Great Lakes Lake Levels, Monthly Bulletin, 1990-2013
  • Great Lakes News Blue Book, 1937-1939; Great Lakes News, 1940-1951
  • Great Lakes Review, 1940-1951
  • Great Lakes Reporter, 1984-1991
  • Great Lakes Shipwreck Quarterly, 1980-1992; Shipwreck Journal, 1992-2002
  • Hanna Horizons (Hanna Mining Company; Cleveland, Ohio), 1981
  • Inland Now (Inland Steel Company; Chicago, Illinois), 1976
  • Inland Seas: Journal of the Great Lakes Historical Society, 1945-2010
  • InterLake Log (Interlake Steamship Company; Middleburg Heights, Ohio), 1954-1986
  • Jib Gems (Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston), 1994-2012
  • Keel Block (Manitowoc Shipbuiding Company; Manitowoc, Wisconsin), 1919-1943
  • Keystone (Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society), 1997
  • Lake Carriers Association Bulletin, 1943-1986 (Lake Carriers Association Annual Reports and other materials also available)
  • Limnos, 1968-1971
  • Log of Mystic Seaport (Mystic Seaport Museum), 1988-1995 
  • Lower Lakes Marine Historical Society Newsletter, 1998-2013
  • Marine News (Journal of the World Ship Society), 1963-1986
  • Marine Technology (Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers), 1964-1991
  • Marquette Maritime Museum Newsletter, 1985-1990
  • Nautical Archaeology: International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 1972-1999
  • Nautical Research Journal, 1972-1988
  • Nor'easter, 1976-
  • North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum Journal (Tofte Historical Society), 1994-2013
  • Papers & Records (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society), 1973-2006
  • Passages (DeTour Reef Light Preservation Society), 2003-2012
  • Pittsburgh Sidelights (United States Steel, Pittsburgh Steamship Division; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), 1953-1963
  • Post Cliffe (Hall Corporation (Halco); Montreal, Ontario), 1982; 1986 
  • Producer (Pickands, Mather and Company; Cleveland, Ohio), 1981-1982
  • Professional Mariner: Journal of Professional Seamanship, 1994-2009
  • Save Ontario Shipwrecks Newsletter, 1983-1999
  • Scanner (Toronto Marine Historical Society), 1968-2006
  • Sea Classics, 1968-2002
  • Sea History: Art, Literature, Adventure, Lore & Learning of the Sea, 1987-2012
  • Seaway Review, 1970-1996; Great Lakes Seaway Review, 1999-
  • Ship-Shore News (Newsletter of Upper Lakes Shipping; Canada), 1961-2001
  • Ship to Shore, 1990
  • Shipmate (Oglebay Norton; Cleveland, Ohio), 1978-1989
  • Ship's Bell (Sault Ste. Marie Historic Sites Newsletter), 1988-1989
  • Ship's Lamp (Lake Michigan Maritime Museum), 1985-1994; 2003
  • Ships in Scale, 1983-1990; Seaways: Journal of Maritime History and Research, 1990-1991; Seaways/Ships in Scale, 1991-2000
  • Skillings' Mining Review, 1949-2010
  • Soundings (American Steamship Company; Buffalo, New York), 1981-1999
  • Soundings (Wisconsin Marine Historical Society), 1960-2012
  • Spearpole (Newsletter of Misener Transportation Company; St. Catherines Ontario), 1982-1989
  • Steamboat Bill of Facts (Historical Society of America), 1947-2008
  • Superior Signal, The (Keweenaw County Historical Society), 2010-
  • Telescope, 1952-2005
  • Tracks (Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company; Cleveland, Ohio), 1952
  • Underwater Naturalist: Journal of the American Littoral Society, 1991-2001
  • Wilson Whistle (Wilson Transit Company; Cleveland, OH), 1959
  • Wisconsin's Underwater Heritage Newsletter (Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association), 1991-2012

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