Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Agreements and Crew Lists, Series IV, Fishing Agreements
|Title:||Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Agreements and Crew Lists, Series IV, Fishing Agreements|
This series contains a ten per cent sample of the agreements for fishing vessels under eighty tons kept by the Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
|Physical description:||280 box(es)|
|Access conditions:||Open unless otherwise stated|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
Under the Merchant Shipping (Fishing Boats) Act 1883, special arrangements were introduced for fishing vessels under eighty tons, and the agreements, etc, were filed separately.
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