Searchable People Database

Try typing in a name such as Adams or Collishaw - and follow one of the links for details. (Try different spellings for greater success.) Type in the family name first followed by a comma and then initials or first names (typing in more will narrow the search result).

Person's Name: (Last name first)


Notes to Viewer:

Searches must begin with at least three (3) letters and do not need to be capitalized. The more specific the search item entry the fewer the returns you will get from the database. Searches currently return ten items per page.Try searches with different spellings or insertion of spaces and punctuation marks to increase success.

What are the abbreviations used in the searchable databases?

Here is documentation of the abbreviations in use, and their expanded meanings. List of Abbreviations in Use in the Searchable Database


To quote from the search of this database please cite:

MacFarlane, John M. (2013) The Nauticapedia Project Nautical Biography Database Nauticapedia.ca 2013. http://www.nauticapedia.ca/dbase/Query/dbsubmit_Biography.php

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