Histories by Subject

Agency History

  • 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.

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