Histories by Subject
- A Short History of the Maritime Administration
Learn about the history of MARAD and its predecessors, the U.S. Shipping Board and U.S. Maritime Commission.
- The Ships of Mallows Bay
Mallows Bay is a small bay off of the Potomac River near Washington, DC. This article explores the origin of the many ships wrecked there, and their connection to the Maritime Administration.
- The Ready Reserve Force Response to Hurricane Katrina
A detailed study of MARAD and the RRF’s role in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- The Maritime Administration’s Haiti Earthquake Response
A summary of MARAD’s role in Operation Unified Response, the U.S.-led disaster recovery effort after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.