Marine Casualty Reports Merchant Vessels of the United States Marine Casualty and Pollution Data for Researchers 2692 Reporting Forms & NVIC 01-15 Drug and Alcohol Program Findings of Concern Port and Facility Compliance (CG-FAC) Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award Auxiliary & Boating Safety (CG-BSX) Marine Transportation Systems (CG-5PW) These pre-1967 records, from Record Group 26, Records of the U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine Personnel and Licensing Records, contain a wealth of information. When the United States is at war, the USMM is used to carry military supplies. The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels.Both the civilian mariners and the merchant vessels are managed by a combination of the government and private sectors, and engage in commerce or transportation of goods and services in and out of the navigable waters of the United States. The series includes personnel records with papers documenting the service of merchant seamen licensed by the United States in the years up to and including 1967. It has a Suburban setting, and the campus size is 82 acres. United States Merchant Marine Academy is a federal service academy (1 of 5) that educates and graduates licensed Merchant Marine officers of exemplary character who serve America’s marine transportation and defense needs in peace and war. Merchant Mariners are civilian mariners and is the main workforce for merchant vessels owned and operated by various companies in the United States. Ships built by U.S. Maritime Commission 1939 to 1947 . Starting with SS America, laid down in 1937, and ending with SS United States in 1952, the U.S. Maritime Commission built nearly 6,000 ships under the mandate of the 1936 Merchant Marine Act. The United States Merchant Marine Academy in particular will provide you with a commission in the US Navy Reserve in addition to certification as a Third Mate or Third Assistant Engineer upon graduation. The United States Merchant Marine is small. The total civilian merchant fleet of the Untied States is 393 vessels, according to the CIA World Factbook. In order to enroll in the USMMA, you will need to obtain a recommendation from a US senator or representative. The United States Merchant Marine (USMM) is a part of the military which is controlled by the government in both peace and war. In the United States, "Merchant Marine" has a different meaning. United States Merchant Marine Academy is a public institution that was founded in 1943.