Board of Trade and successors: Marine Divisions: Gallantry at Sea Awards

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Reference: BT 261
Title: Board of Trade and successors: Marine Divisions: Gallantry at Sea Awards

This series consists of registers and papers discovered in a branch of the Marine Division.

The records deal in the main with awards for acts of gallantry at sea, recommendations for and consideration of awards, and accounts of actions leading to the presentation of awards. A few papers deal with the institution of the Mercantile Marine War Medal.

Date: 1856-1981
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Board of Trade, Marine Department, 1850-1921

Board of Trade, Marine Division, 1965-1970

Board of Trade, Mercantile Marine Department, 1921-1939

Ministry of Shipping, Marine Division, 1939-1941

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, Marine Department, 1953-1959

Ministry of Transport, Marine Department, 1946-1953

Ministry of Transport, Marine Group, 1959-1965

Ministry of War Transport, Marine Departments, 1941-1946

Physical description: 17 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated

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