Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
in 2002 Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen
The crew agreements were completed by the Master of the Ship and forwarded to the Registry of Shipping via the Shipping Owners, UK Marine Offices and HM Consuls. Prior to their transfer to PRO the records were held at the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen.
Selection and destruction information:
These records were selected on the basis that they reflect the economic, social and demographic condition of the UK, as documented by the state's dealings with individuals, communities and organisations outside its own formal boundaries (2.2.21 of PRO's acquisition policy).
The series will not accrue.
Unpublished finding aids:
To be available in 2002
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