Admiralty: North America and West Indies Station: Correspondence, Reports and Memoranda

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Admiralty: North America and West Indies Station: Correspondence, Reports and Memoranda

Correspondence, reports and memoranda relating to the Western Atlantic seaboard, ranging from Labrador in the north to Central America in the south and embracing the West Indies, and including seven volumes of correspondence arising from the American Civil War. There is also an accumulation of correspondence, reports, conventions, regulations, etc., relating to the Newfoundland fisheries, 1871 to 1912.


The pre-1867 records are arranged in Divisions. From 1867 records of all Divisions are brought together in a 'New Series'.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Board of Admiralty, North America and West Indies Station, 1810-1913
Physical description:
153 files and volumes
Administrative / biographical background:

The Jamaica Division's sphere of operations included Haiti, San Domingo, Nicaragua, Mexico and Central America while the Bermuda-Halifax Division includes correspondence relating to the protection of the Canadian frontier against the Fenians.

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