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Links to other ships:

Through extensive research and communication with other restoration efforts, military service and veteran groups, historical associations, and various scientific and environmental groups, we have compiled an inclusive library of related links for you to visit.

USS GLACIER Association
The USS GLACIER Association, ex-crew members only association.
Coast Guard Cutter Healy
News and information about the United States’ newest and most technologically advanced icebreaker, the Coast Guard Cutter HEALY (WAGB – 20).
USCGC Mackinaw
Come aboard for a tour of the Mackinaw, the largest Coast Guard ship on the Great Lakes.
USS ATKA (AGB-3)
The purpose of this site and our USS ATKA origination is to keep our shipmates informed and in touch with coming events and maybe the whereabouts of our friends and shipmates.
USS Edisto AGB-2
USS Edisto AGB-2. one of the world’s most powerful icebreakers. History, photos and more.
USS NAUTILUS
The Submarine Force Museum in Groton, Connecticut, home of Historic Ship NAUTILUS (SSN 571), is the United States Navy’s official submarine museum.
USS Slater DE766
Now a tourist attraction in Albany, NY, the USS Slater is a Cannon Class Destroyer Escort. Of the 565 destroyer escorts produced in World War II, USS SLATER (DE-766) is the only one remaining afloat in the United States, and the only one with original battle armament and configuration.
Kista Dan
History of the Kista Dan which was instrumental in the establishment of two ANARE stations, Davis and Mawson.
MV Cape Don
The “MV Cape Don Society” was founded to carry out the refurbishment and conservation of the historic Lighthouse Tender MV Cape Don as a part of the maritime history of Australia, in accordance with maritime heritage guidelines.
SS American Victory
The SS American Victory is a 1945 built merchant marine vessel of the victory class. Currently berthed in Tampa, Florida, she is being restored and reactivated into a living memorial and interactive maritime museum.
SS Lane Victory
The Lane Victory is a National Historic Landmark and a fully operational ship. We are Coast Guard approved to take as many as 800 passengers on each cruise.

 

Links to Polar Groups and Associations:

American Polar Society
The American Polar Society was founded November 29, 1934 to band together all persons interested in polar exploration.
Australian Antarctic Division
The AAD seeks to advance Australia’s antarctic interests in pursuit of its vision of having “Antarctica valued, protected and understood”.
Byrd Polar Research Center
Named in honor of one of America’s most famous explorers, the Byrd Polar Research Center of The Ohio State University is recognized internationally as a leader in polar and alpine research. The Center’s research programs are conducted throughout the world.
International Arctic Science Committee
The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) is a non-governmental organisation whose aim is to encourage and facilitate cooperation in all aspects of arctic research, in all countries engaged in arctic research and in all areas of the arctic region.
Polar Research Board
The Polar Research Board (PRB) is a unit of The National Academies, which is the operational arm of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The PRB provides independent analysis to the federal government and the nation on matters of science and technology research needs, environmental quality, natural resources, and other issues in the Arctic, the Antarctic, and cold regions in general.
Raytheon Polar Services Company
Raytheon Polar Services was formed to specifically meet the needs of the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Programs.
Scott Polar Research Institute
University of Cambridge Polar History and Humanities Group
Tasmanian Polar Network
The Tasmanian Polar Network (TPN) is an association formed by active members of that Tasmanian Antarctic community

 

Links to Military Service Groups:

 Special Operations Warrier Foundation
Providing college educations to surviving children of fallen Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in combat or training. Providing immediate financial assistance for special operations personnel severely wounded in action.
American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
Advancing the knowledge and practice of naval engineering in public and private applications and operations .
Coast Guard Digital Imagery
Photo database of the Coast Guard containing more than 2500 images.
Coast Guard Foundation
A public nonprofit organization concerned about the education and welfare for the Coast Guard Academy cadets formed the Foundation to raise funds for academic, athletic and morale needs that were not met through the Academy’s restricted budget.
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
A professional non-profit organization representing the interests of the enlisted members of the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard
Fred’s Place
A place to meet old shipmates. Registrer for free and contact old crew members.
The Goat Locker
The Internet’s Chiefs Petty Officer Quarters
National Chief Petty Officers Association
The only association chartered exclusively for the United States Navy and Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers
Naval Order of the United States
The history and heritage society of the United States sea services
Naval Submarine League
Promoting awareness of the importance of submarines to US national security
Naval Vessel Registry
Contains information on ships and service craft that comprise the official inventory of the US Navy from the time of vessel authorization through its life cycle and disposal. It also includes ships that have been stricken but not disposed. Ships and service craft disposed of prior to 1987 are currently not included, however the data is gradually being added along with other updates.
Navy League of the United States, Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Council
The Navy League is unique among military-oriented associations in that it is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our citizens, including our elected officials, and the support of the men and women of the sea services and their families.
Old Antarctic Explorers Association
The association has a number of identified purposes of which the main one is to achieve and perpetuate national recognition for the “Courage, Sacrifice, and Devotion” that OAEs have demonstrated over the last 55 years.
Reserve Officers Association (ROA)
The purpose of the Reserve Officers Association is to support and promote the development and execution of a military policy for the United States that will provide adequate national security
The Royal Navy
The official site of UK’s Royal Navy.
Surface Navy Association
Promoting greater coordination and communication among those in the military, business and academic communities who share a common interest in Naval Surface Warfare and to support the activities of Surface Naval Forces
Tin Can Sailors – National Association of Destroyer Veterans
Commnication Center – reunion listings, bulletin boards, chat rooms, links, etc.
US Navy
The official site of the United States Navy

 

Links to Historical Websites

Antarctic Explorers
A detailed chronicle of Admiral Byrd’s Antarctic expeditions
The Coast Guard Historian’s Office
U. S. Coast Guard Historians’ Office official website.
The Coast Guard Warriors
The purpose of this page is to put faces and scenes with the Coast Guard’s involvement in all its wars and conflicts.
Evergreen Aviation Museum
Our mission is to inspire and educate, to promote and preserve aviation history, and to honor the patriotic service of our veterans.
50′s Navy and Navy Archives
A nostalgic cruise through photos and writings of yesterdays Navy.
Haze Gray and Underway 
Hazegray is one of the web’s finest sites dedicated to ships and navies. It offers a wide array of resources related to naval history, current naval affairs, shipbuilding, maritime history, and naval and maritime photography.
Historical Naval Ships Association (HNSA)
The HNSA Visitor’s Guide to Historical Ships
The Mariners’ Museum
An overview of Mariners’ Museum research library and museum collections
Naval Historical Center
Enhancing the Navy’s effectiveness by preserving, analyzing and interpreting its hard-earned experience and history for the Navy and the American people.
Naval Historical Center – Navy Art Collection – Operation Deep Freeze I: 1955-1956
Operation Deepfreeze I was the codename for an expedition to Antarctica in 1955-56 to build a base of operations for the International Geophysical Year in 1957-58. Given the historic nature of the Operation, the Navy sent artists Standish Backus and Robert Charles Haun to cover it. Includes paintings of the USS Glacier.
Naval Historical Foundation (NHF)
Founded in 1926 out of concern for the preservation of Naval history and traditions.
Operation Deep Freeze, An Antarctic Photoblog
The photos on this blog document the experiences of U.S. Coast Guard Quartermaster David Eldred, stationed on the USCGC Eastwind, an ice-breaker assigned to Operation Deep Freeze, during the early 1960s.
Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum
Patriots Point is home to USS YORKTOWN, “The Fighting Lady.” The first USS YORKTOWN (CV-5) sank at the battle of Midway on June 7, 1942
San Francisco Maritime Park Association
The Association is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to maritime preservation and education in order to enhance public understanding, appreciation, & enjoyment of our national maritime heritage
Steamship Historical Society of America
An organization dedicated to preserving artifacts and memories from the Steamship days of the past

 

Links to Veteran Groups:

AMVETS National Headquarters
AMVETS Online – The Official Website of AMVETS National Headquarters
Bering Sea Patrol – Alaska Veterans
The BERING SEA PATROL – ALASKA VETERANS is a voluntary, private, non-profit association for the purpose of comradeship to join together at reunions to further the history of the Coast Guard in the Bering Sea and Alaska; to gather artifacts from the Bering Sea and Alaska and to forward such artifacts and memorabila to various Coast Guard museums; and to render such assistance and cooperation with the Commandant of the U. S. Coast Guard as he may request.
National Association of Destroyer Veterans
Home of the Tin-Can Sailors
Puckered Pete’s Antarctic Newseum
These pages are dedicated to the Puckered Penguins of the United States Navy Aviation Squadron VX6…. late of the Antarctic and to all of the OAEs who pioneered the opening of Mother Earth’s last unknown Continent…. Antarctica…
The American Legion
A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members – men and women – in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The four cornerstones of VFW’s foundation include preserving veterans rights, advocating a strong national defense, promoting patriotism and offering community service. VFW achievements range from helping pass GI Bills for three generations of war vets to making the Star-Spangled Banner the national anthem to providing $2.6 million in college scholarships for students every year.
Seafarers UK
Seafarers UK is an umbrella charity that fundraises and gives grants to over seventy other charities – all working to help seafarers and ex-seafarers. This includes helping people from the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and fishing fleets and their families.
Shoulder 2 Shoulder
Ken and Chris founded Shoulder 2 Shoulder in 2011 after having met through their involvement in Young President’s Organization. They created Shoulder 2 Shoulder to provide our customers with innovative solutions that prevent traumatic injuries and enable the Wounded Warrior healing process while driving profits and proceeds to partners and veteran charities. The company received their Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business certification in 2012.

 

Links to Environmental Service Groups:

Alaska Science Outreach
Alaska Science Outreach is an independently produced service of AlaskaWriter LLC, highlighting outstanding online outreach about Alaska-related science.
American Meteorological Society
The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications.
Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA)
An international project of the Arctic Council and the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), to evaluate and synthesize knowledge on climate variability, climate change, and increased ultraviolet radiation and their consequences.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)
The 19 million acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) lies in the northeast corner of Alaska. The entire refuge lies north of the Arctic Circle and 1,300 miles south of the North Pole.
ArcticNet
ArcticNet connects well-established Centres of Excellence in the natural, medical and social sciences, and their partners in northern communities, federal and provincial agencies and the private sector to study the impacts of climate change in the Arctic.
Clean Sound
Clean Sound, Inc. is an all volunteer, not-for-profit, tax exempt corporation, established in 1990 to remove fixed and floatable pollutants from Long Island Sound and all contributing watershed areas, to work to restore degraded habitats, and to inform others about the pollution problems facing the Long Island Sound.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
The Competitive Enterprise Institute is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of free enterprise and limited government. We believe that individuals are best helped not by government intervention, but by making their own choices in a free marketplace.
COWI North America, Inc.
COWI, formerly OCC, Inc., is a privately held consulting firm that provides unique expertise in all aspects of waterfront engineering.
Cryofront
Electronic Journal of Cold Region Technology
Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean
A program to study freshwater circulation (sea ice + upper ocean) in the “freshwater switchyard” between Alert (Ellesmere Island) and the North Pole.
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Established as a national information and referral center in support of polar and cryospheric research, NSIDC archives and distributes digital and analog snow and ice data. They also maintain information about snow cover, avalanches, glaciers, ice sheets, freshwater ice, sea ice, ground ice, permafrost, atmospheric ice, paleoglaciology, and ice cores.
Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center (OASLC)
The Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center is dedicated to understanding and preserving the marine ecosystem connecting Alaska’s National Parks through research and education.
Sustainable Development International
Their mission is to educate a global audience by providing information and knowledge on all aspects of sustainable developement and environmental issues through cross-media platforms.
United States Geological Survey
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth, minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters, manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources, and enhance and protect our quality of life.
The WILD Foundation
The WILD Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), non-governmental organization founded in the United States in 1974 by South African Ian Player, and based in Ojai, California. For 29 years, WILD has worked around the world to protect highly threatened wilderness areas and wildlife.
Wilderness Medical Society
Wilderness medicine focuses on medical problems and treatment in remote environments. It includes aspects of physiology, clinical medicine, preventive medicine, and public health. While wilderness medicine shares many interests and methods with other specialties such as sports medicine and emergency medicine, it incorporates a unique spectrum of topics and distinctive perspective that validate it as an individual field of study. The Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) is the only medical organization devoted to studying and advancing all aspects of wilderness medicine. The program of the Wilderness Medical Society is closely aligned with the concerns of this field.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Known worldwide by its panda logo, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) leads international efforts to protect endangered species and their habitats. Now in its fifth decade, WWF works in more than 100 countries around the globe to conserve the diversity of life on earth.

 

Links to Educational Organizations:

The Antarctic Circle  
The Antarctic Circle is a non-commercial forum and resource on historical, literary, bibliographical, artistic and cultural aspects of Antarctica and the South Polar regions. The breadth and quantity of its content expands periodically.
Institute of the North
The mission of the Institute of the North is research and teaching in Northern regional, national and international strategy; to help the world fulfill its obligations of common ownership of resources, lands and seas; and to provide a home for the Northern Forum, an organization of 22 regional Governors including Japan, Korea, China, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Canada and Alaska.
Gordon Research Conferences
The Gordon Research Conferences provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences, and their related technologies.
National Geographic Society
The National Geographic Society is the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organization.
Outward Bound
Outward Bound USA is five wilderness schools and two urban centers running courses nationwide with some courses going to international destinations. To grow through experiencing the unfamiliar, the difficult and the adventurous is at the foundation of Outward Bound.
Pacific Whale Foundation
The mission at Pacific Whale Foundation is to inspire and promote appreciation, understanding and protection of whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet’s oceans. This is accomplished through public environmental education, by supporting and conducting responsible marine research, and by addressing marine conservation issues through activism and education.
Royal Geographical Society
The Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) is the Learned Society representing Geography and geographers. The Society supports research, education and training, together with the wider public understanding and enjoyment of Geography.
Royal Society
The Royal Society is the independent scientific academy of the UK dedicated to promoting excellence in science.
Scott Polar Research Institute
The Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI) is the oldest international research centre in the world covering both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. The Scott Polar Research Institute is part of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and Geography in the School of Physical Sciences of the University of Cambridge.
Sea Education Association
The Sea Education Association (SEA) in Woods Hole, MA provides undergraduates with an opportunity to participate in an academic study-abroad program called the SEA Semester. The program combines intensive research in the areas of oceanography, maritime studies, and nautical science with hands-on experience aboard a traditional sailing ship. Piloting, celestial navigation, and practical seamanship are learned together with oceanographic sampling techniques and marine laboratory procedures. Critical thinking, problem-solving, team-building and leadership skills are emphasized throughout the program. SEA Semester is appropriate for students in marine biology, geology and physical science, environmental studies, American studies, and most other areas within the liberal arts and sciences. Academic credit for SEA Semester is obtained through Boston University.
Sea Scouts
Sea Scouting is a co-education program offered to young adults between the ages of 14 and 21. Sea Scouting is organized to promote better citizenship and to improve members’ boating skills and knowledge through instruction and practice in water safety, boating skills, outdoor, social, and service experiences, and knowledge of our maritime heritage.
Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic
The centerpiece of the Teachers Experiencing Antarctica and the Arctic (TEA) Program is a research experience in which a K-12 teacher participates in a polar expedition. The TEA teacher works closely with scientists, participates in cutting-edge research, and is immersed in the process of science.

 

Links to Professional Societies:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Founded in 1880 as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, today ASME International is a nonprofit educational and technical organization serving a worldwide membership of 125,000. Its mission is to promote and enhance the technical competency and professional well-being of our members, and through quality programs and activities in mechanical engineering, better enable its practitioners to contribute to the well-being of humankind.
Connecticut Maritime Association
The Connecticut Maritime Association is a non-profit organization which was built by its members, for its members, and as such is one of kind. The CMA was created as a self-help group of shipping people, and remains a conduit for the exchange of information and a source of camaraderie and fellowship that is unique and vital to the shipping community.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers is an internationally recognized nonprofit, technical, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. SNAME is dedicated to advancing the art, science and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering, encouraging the exchange and recording of information, sponsoring applied research, offering career guidance and supporting education, and enhancing the professional status and integrity of its membership.
Society of Port Engineers of San Francisco
The principal reason for establishment of the Society of Port Engineers was to provide a means of furthering the opportunities and training personnel in the maritime industry.

 

Links to Antarctic/Arctic Research Groups:

Arctic Observing Network (AON)
AON is an NSF initiative for the International Polar Year (IPY) to improve observational capabilities in the Arctic and leave a long-term legacy for the benefit of science and society. .
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS) 
The Arctic Research Consortium of the United States (ARCUS) was formed in 1988 to identify and bring together the distributed human and facilities resources of the Arctic research community – to create a synergy for the Arctic in which each resource, when combined with others, can result in a strength that enables the community to rise to the many challenges facing the Arctic and the United States.
British Antarctic Survey
Over the last fifty years the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), an institute of the Natural Environment Research Council, has undertaken the majority of Britain’s research on and around the continent.
Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research
The Center for Global Change and Arctic System Research was established in March 1990 to serve as the focal point at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for developing, coordinating and implementing interdisciplinary research and education related to the role of the Arctic and sub-Arctic in the Earth system, and to stimulate and facilitate global change research in this region.
CH2M HILL Polar Services (CPS)
CH2M HILL Polar Services (CPS) provide arctic logistics to the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded researchers.
Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research (CIFAR)
CIFAR was established to foster collaboration between NOAA, the University of Alaska and others doing research in the Western Arctic (Alaska and the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas). CIFAR’s major goals are to: facilitate the establishment of joint research projects between NOAA and the University of Alaska, and encourage, facilitate and promote research among all organizations and programs active in the Western Arctic.
Freshwater Switchyard of the Arctic Ocean
A program to study freshwater circulation (sea ice + upper ocean) in the “freshwater switchyard” between Alert (Ellesmere Island) and the North Pole.
Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)
The Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) strives for excellence in research, education, and outreach related to Earth System Science and Global Change in high-latitude, alpine, and other environments.
Interagency Artic Research Policy Committee (IARPC)
The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) helps set priorities for future Arctic research and works with the Arctic Research Commission to develop and establish an integrated national Arctic research policy to guide Federal agencies in developing and implementing their research programs in the Arctic.
Martech Polar 
Martech Polar provides Ice Pilotage and Navigation, polar shipping consulting, and various other polar marine related services.
New-Generation Polar Research Vessel Forum
A New-Generation Polar Research Vessel (PRV) is being designed as the Nathaniel B. Palmer replacement. The new vessel will be designed to support science needs expected in the next decade.
Polar Research Board (PRB)
The PRB, a unit of The National Academies, provides independent analysis to the federal government and the nation on matters of science and technology research needs, environmental quality, natural resources, and other issues in the Arctic, the Antarctic, and cold regions in general.
United States Arctic Research Commission
The Arctic Research Commission was established to recommend policies and priorities to ensure that the basic understanding of how the Arctic system works as a component of our planet can be gained while at the same time solving the practical problems posed by environmental hazards and the needs of Arctic residents.

 

Links to Other Cultures:

Báiki: the North American Sami Journal
Báiki: the North American Sami Journal is a major English-language source of information about Sami arts, literature, history, spirituality, and environmental concerns. It also covers news of North American Sami community events.
Barents Region
Barents Information Service is a Finnish, Norwegian, Russian and Swedish cooperation project to build a portal for the Barents region and also increase general knowledge of the Barents region internationally.
Danish Chukotka Expeditions
This website provides data and information collected about the Chukotka, the Yupik and the Inuit by Danish Chukotka Expeditions during fieldwork carried out in 1998, 2001, and 2003.

 

Links to Circumpolar Nations:

Svalbard Archipelago
Webcams, pictures and maps of the Svalbard Archipelago in Norway.

 

Links to Medical Groups:

Canvasback Missions
Canvasback Missions, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1981 to serve remote Pacific islands with needed health care and health education.
Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR)
The purpose of CANHR is to investigate weight, nutrition, and health in Alaska Natives. CANHR approaches this thematic focus from a genetic, dietary, and cultural-behavioral perspective.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Institute is a nonprofit medical research organization that is helping to enhance science education at all levels and maintain the vigor of biomedical science worldwide.
Indian Health Service
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Indian Health Service – Health and Heritage Brochure
The information contained in this website provides an overview, as well as, detailed descriptions of issues that concern all aspects of the Native American Community.
Lifespan
Lifespan, Rhode Island’s first Health System, is a not-for-profit organization overseen by a board of directors, volunteer community leaders who are guided by the Lifespan Mission.
Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships, a global charity, has operated a growing fleet of hospital ships in developing nations since 1978.
ORBIS
ORBIS is dedicated to the prevention of blindness … the saving of sight … the delivery of training … the transfer of skills… and the creation of a world where quality eye care, education and treatment are available to every human being.
Physicians for Peace
Our Mission is to further the cause of world peace and international goodwill by providing quality medical education and care to those in need.
Research!America
Research!America is the nation’s largest not-for-profit public education and advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Since its founding in 1868, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine has been committed to excellence in education, research, patient care, and community service.
WebMD
WebMD Corporation is the leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.

 

Links to Maritime News:

Coast Guard Magazine
Coast Guard, COMDT PUB P5720.2, is produced for members of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Marine Money
Marine Money International is the premier provider of maritime finance transactional information and maritime company analysis. Relied upon by shipowners, financiers, investors, ship managers, brokers, lawyers and accountants for the past 15 years, Marine Money International has bridged the gap between shipowners and the international capital markets.
Maritime Global Net
Maritime Global Net (MGN) is a host site for maritime and maritime-related websites, products, services, news and other industry related data. MGN includes the details of over 80,000 maritime-related companies and contacts, from industry associations to world ports.
Port Technology International
The latest news, views and issues affecting the industry.
Seawaves Magazine
Seawaves is the most complete source for timely naval news. Our proven content is recognized as a valuable resource by some of the leading figures in the industry. Why wait for the news to appear in a print publication 3 or 4 months from now?

 

Links to Books/Merchandise:

Antarctic Connection
The Antarctic Connection™ is an internet based e-tailer and information source for All Things Antarctic!™. The Glacier Society will receive a 10% commission for products purchased by linking to their website from here.
Bluewater Books and Charts
Your first source for nautical charts, nautical books, electronic charts and much more! Blue Water stock includes Thurston Island and the Bellingshausen Sea Approach Chart. With over 35,000 items in stock it is easy to find the perfect gift for that hard to shop for mariner.
Clive Cussler
Clive Cussler, the Grand Master of adventure created Dirk Pitt, Al Giordino and all their friends in the NUMA books. Clive Cussler’s books are published in over 40 languages in more than 100 countries with a growing readership of 125 million avid fans. He has written 17 Dirk Pitt adventures and also collaborates with Paul Kemprecos and Craig Dirgo to write the NUMA and Oregon Files respectively.
Frontiers in Polar Biology in the Genomics Era
Frontiers in Polar Biology in the Genomic Revolution highlights research areas in polar biology that can benefit from genomic technologies and assesses the impediments to the conduct of polar genomic research. Read it online FREE here.
NavyBooks.com
NavyBooks.com is the home of Maritime Books, specialist publishers of books on the Royal Navy and also stock a vast range of naval books and videos from other publishers.

 

Links to Ship and Yacht Yards and Service and Support Organizations:

Acheson Ventures
Acheson Ventures, LLC is a land-development company dedicated to the revitalization of the south side of Port Huron, Michigan.
Bay Ship and Yacht
Bay Ship & Yacht is a full service ship repair company, committed to providing the finest crew of experienced craftsmen in the ship repair business; specialists in modern ship repair of cargo vessels, tankers, tugs, barges, ferries and fishing vessels.
Bay View Boat Club 
The Bay View Boat Club has long-standing tradition of diversity and hospitality in the Bay Area community, as we somehow manage to blend boating with good food and entertainment.
DesignPresentation
DesignPresentation, an ISO 9001:2000 company, is a leading provider of raster to vector conversion (AutoCAD and other CAD drafting, MicroStation, logo designing, graphic design), desktop publishing (word processing, typing, data entry, database), etc.
JMS Naval Architects and Salvage Engineers
JMS Naval Architects and Salvage Engineers is a specialty engineering firm which has been serving the maritime industry for over 10 years. They have developed a widely recognized reputation of providing state of the art services in the fields of naval architecture, commercial diving and oil spill response.
John’s Nautical Links List
The Mother of All Maritime Links
Marine Safety International
MarineSafety International (MSI) has been providing shiphandling training to the commercial maritime industry and the U.S. Navy since 1974.
Peterson Power Systems
Peterson Power Systems, Inc. serves the entire Northern California region providing Caterpillar® Diesel and Natural Gas Engines for Electrical, Industrial, Temperature Control, Marine and Trucking Applications. Peterson is also your dealer for Sullair® Air Compressors.
Port of Anchorage
The Port of Anchorage began operations in September, 1961. 38,000 tons of marine cargo moved across its single berth during that first year. The Port has since expanded to a five-berth terminal providing facilities for the movement of containerized freight, iron and steel products, wood products, bulk petroleum and cement.
Semiconductor Fabtech
Semiconductor Fabtech has been at the leading edge of IC fabrication technology coverage for over TEN years. Real world manufacturing editorial that targets ONLY leading edge IC manufacturing decision makers, worldwide.
T&S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc.
T&S produces a full line of faucets, fittings, and specialty products for the foodservice, industrial, commercial plumbing, and laboratory markets all across the world.
True Manufacturing Company
The world’s premier manufacturer of Commercial Refrigeration products for the Food Service and Beverage industry.
Yale Cordage
Quality ropes for industrial, arborist, and marine applications.

 

Other Links:

Charity Navigator
Find a charity you can trust. Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of over 5,400 of America’s largest charities.
Naval Historical Foundation
The Naval Historical Foundation is dedicated to preserving and honoring the legacy of those who came before us. Working closely with the U.S. Navy, the Naval Historical Foundation ensures that naval history remains in the forefront of American thought.
Shoulder 2 Shoulder
Shoulder 2 Shoulder provides their customers with innovative solutions that prevent traumatic injuries and enable the Wounded Warrior healing process while driving profits and proceeds to partners and veteran charities.
Soundings
Soundings is the news and feature publication for pleasure boaters.
iSailor
iSailor is a free navigation application for iPhones and iPads intended for use on boats and yachts.
USCG CPO Association
The United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association is unique among service organizations in that it was created by the Chiefs, of the Chiefs, and for the Chiefs of the United States Coast Guard.
The Explorers Club
The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore.
Explorers Museum
The Explorers Museum is a nonprofit organization that serves to promote exploration through recognition of significant expeditions and discoveries. It will also curate special exhibits featuring feats and historical achievements
SOS Special Operation Speaks
We, as veterans and supporters of the Special Operations communities are committed to identifying and combatting the internal and external threats to the sovereignty of the United States of America. – See more at: http://specialoperationsspeaks.com/about/mission-statement#sthash.DyOigL1v.dpuf
Grand Finale for Infamous Glomar Explorer
An article from Maritime Executive chronicling the last days of the Glomar Explorer, a drillship that secretly raised a Soviet submarine in 1974 and was moored alongside the Glacier when it was laid up.
Nobel-winning physicist: Obama ‘dead wrong’ on global warming
Located in the heart of New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, the Museum features interactive exhibits, including the world’s largest whaling ship model
An interesting article giving a unique perspective on global warming from an Nobel Prize-winning German physicist.
Crowley Testing Cat’s Monitoring, Diagnostics Tools
Calling it “the next logical step in marine technology,” Crowley Maritime Corporation is installing Cat Asset Intelligence software on one of its vessels.