Mr Chris B Lillie
Carrboro NC




Photo of The Mariners' Museum Library at CNU's Trible Library

The Mariners' Museum Library is located on the campus of Christopher Newport University in the Paul and Rosemary Trible Library.

Directions are available here:


Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The Library will be closed on the following days:
Friday, July 18th, Friday, July 25th
Monday, September 1st

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July 21, 2014 - 4:35pm
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Library Gallery

Interact with the digitized resources selected from the archives to be showcased in the Library Gallery.

Search the Library Catalog


Search the Library's online catalog to find information on the books, periodicals, pamphlets, newspaper articles and microfilm housed in the Library. Also discover brief descriptions of selected special collections.


Special Collections

The Special Collections area of The Mariners’ Museum Library at Christopher Newport University collects manuscript, maps, charts, and logbooks recording the history of mankind’s relationship to the sea and its tributaries. 



Plans & Drawings

Explore over 10,000 plans and drawings related to steam, sail, motor and human-powered watercraft.


Explore hull cards, photographs, boat plans and sales literature on Chris-Craft models from 1922-1980.