Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Agreements and Crew Lists, Series III

Details of BT 100
Reference:BT 100
Title:
Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Agreements and Crew Lists, Series III
Description:

This series comprises agreements and crew lists (with log books where they survive), for certain celebrated ships, kept by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. Contains some records accessioned into this series in error and otherwise in BT 381.

With the exception of the Caronia (1948-1964), records for the period 1939-1950 have been temporarily retained by the Registry of Shipping and Seamen. For each of these ships all surviving documents have been preserved in this series whether or not they relate to celebrated voyages.

Note: Researchers of celebrated ships should preferably search online, using the ship's official number and constraining the search to department BT
Date: 1835-1999
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
Physical description: 1584 boxes and volumes
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition: Department of Trade and Industry , from 1971
Selection and destruction information: Documents relating to merchant ships identified from time to time as 'celebrated' by the Registry.
Accruals: Series is accruing
Unpublished finding aids: It is recommended that readers check BT 99 for agreements and crew lists of certain celebrated ships.

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