Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
Subject to 30 year closure
Immediate source of acquisition:
in 2003 Registry of Shipping and Seamen
These records have only been held at the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen.
Selection and destruction information:
These records have been 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 of its own formal boundaries (22.214.171.124 of PRO's acquisition policy).
No further accruals expected.
Administrative / biographical background:
The information contained in these records has been compiled at the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen. Much of the detail would have come from the Royal Navy.
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