Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Transcripts and Transactions, Series IV, Closed Registries

Reference:
BT 110
Title:
Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Transcripts and Transactions, Series IV, Closed Registries
Description:

Duplicates of all forms entered, relating to the registry and ownership of ships removed from the British Register kept by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen.

PLEASE NOTE: BT 110/426/2 is available to download free of charge as part of the Digital Microfilm project.

Date:
1890-1998
Arrangement:

From 1890 the transcripts and transactions ceased to be bound and were filed under the year in which the registry was closed.

As registries may be re-opened, for example when a ship is bought back from foreign ownership, papers are liable to temporary withdrawal and re-filing at a later date.

No explanation has been found as to why there are no transcripts for ships registries which both opened and closed within the year 1890.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
Registry of Shipping and Seamen, 1992-
Physical description:
2189 bundles and files
Access conditions:
Open

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