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

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

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
Language: English
Creator: 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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