Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Changes of Names of Ships

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Reference: BT 374
Title: Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Registers of Changes of Names of Ships
Description:

This series consists of registers recording changes of names of ships that are on the Register of Shipping maintained by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen (and from 1992, the Registry of Shipping and Seamen).

Each entry gives the following information about the ship: present name; present port of registry and Official Number; proposed name and port of re-registry; date of admission to the new registry; and name and address of owners.

Date: 1959-1996
Arrangement:

Chronological

Each volume has an alphabetical index of ships names at the front.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992

Registry of Shipping and Seamen, 1992-

Physical description: 12 volume(s)
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

Selection and destruction information: All volumes selected for preservation
Accruals: Series is accruing

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