Catalogue description Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Rolls of Honour, Wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945
|Title:||Registry of Shipping and Seamen: Rolls of Honour, Wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945|
Volumes which lists the dead, and missing presumed dead, from the ranks of the merchant marine fleets during the wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945.
Each volume presents surnames of the deceased in alphabetical order. Pieces 5 and 6 concern the War of 1914-1918.
See also the Merchant Seamen prisoner of war records in BT 373
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
General Register and Record Office of Seamen, 1835-1872
Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992
|Physical description:||8 volume(s)|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
In 2000 Registry of Shipping and Seamen
|Selection and destruction information:||All existing rolls of honour have been preserved.|
|Accruals:||No future accruals expected|
|Administrative / biographical background:||
The Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen was created in 1872 and became the Registry of Shipping and Seamen in 1992. Details of sub-departmental administration concerning these records have not survived.
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