Catalogue description Plymouth Shipping Registers

This record is held by Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Details of Accession 894
Reference: Accession 894
Title: Plymouth Shipping Registers
Description:

The covering dates given are for the first registration of each ship. Additional entries, eg for change of ownership or ship's destiny may fall outside these dates, as is also the case with transaction registers

 

Please note: There is an overlap on most films i.e. the film does not end at the last entry for each register

Date: 1824-1876
Related material:

See accession 2602 and 1904 for earlier material and indexes

 

The following are Plymouth Shipping Registers held at the Registry of Shipping and Seamen, Anchor House, Cheviot Close, Parc-ty-glas, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5JA. Tel: 02920 747333. They also keep transaction registers following on from the one listed above, and fishing vessel registers for 1936-current

 

Shipping register book 1877-1885

 

Shipping register book 1885-1896

 

Shipping register book 1896-1912

 

Shipping register book 1912-1926

 

Shipping register book 1927-1953

 

Shipping register book 1953-1962

 

Shipping register book 1962-1968 (1971-1973)

 

Shipping register book 1968-1970

 

Shipping register book 1970-1973

 

Shipping register book 1973-1975

 

Shipping register book 1975-1979

 

Shipping register book 1979-1980

 

Shipping register book 1980

 

Shipping register book 1980-1981

 

Shipping register book 1981-1983

 

Shipping register book 1983-current

Held by: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Customs, Register General of all Trading Ships in Britain, 1707-1872

Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, 1872-1992

Physical description: 13 files
Access conditions:

Please use microfilms

Subjects:
  • Plymouth, Devon
  • Ships
  • Merchant shipping
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