Contents: The Beginning -- Les Biederman, Early NMC, & Proposals for a Maritime Academy -- Opposition from Organized Labor -- GLMA: Les' Dream Becomes a Reality -- The Allegheny -- Some Early Cadet Memories -- Short History of Female Cadets at the Academy -- Curriculum -- The S/S Edmund Fitzgerald -- The Training Ship State of Michigan -- A New Campus -- Advisory Groups & Final Thoughts
More information about the history of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy can be accessed through the NMC Archives.
Propelling women into meaningful careers via access to a worldwide community & professional development resources + raising awareness amongst leaders & decision-makers about issues affecting women on the water
For more information on the local Great Lakes Maritime Academy chapter of Women on the Water, contact staff advisor Judy Druskovich - firstname.lastname@example.org - (231) 995-1209 or check out the webpage on the Northwestern Michigan College website.
This guide provides links to a selection of resources for statistical and factual information on maritime and shipping affairs. It does not aim to be exhaustive. Current and archival maritime statistics are also available in text books and reports in libraries and institutions which support research in maritime and shipping subjects and from commercial providers of shipping intelligence data.