Dive into mar­itime col­lec­tions

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - VISITING ARCHIVES -

There’s an abun­dance of mar­itime records within the ar­chives to com­ple­ment digi­tised col­lec­tionss on find­my­past. co.uk and ances­try.co.uk. TNA holds Sea­men’s Pouches cov­er­ing the Se­cond World War pe­riod, plus ap­pren­tice­ship records, wit­ness re­portst filed­fild byb ship­wreck­hik sur­vivors,i and a sam­ple of crew lists. The Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum’s Caird Li­brary and Ar­chive also re­tains crew lists, cer­tifi­cates of mas­ter-mariners, ship­ping com­pany records and one of the largest col­lec­tions of ship plans in the world ( rmg.co.uk/dis­cover/re­searchers).

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