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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Maritime History


Bristol Record Office

  • P & A Campbell Ltd, steamship owners, Bristol: copy accounts and papers 1893-1914 (42677)
  • Bristol shipping registers: registration papers 1908-1993 (42696)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Samuel Trembath Woolcock, seaman, St Just in Penwith: letters 1845-1852 (AD1564)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • HM Customs and Excise, Cumbria: certificates of registry and survey, bonds, leases, correspondence and papers 1820-1929
  • Whitehaven harbour, dock and railway: Harbour Comissioners board and committee minutes 1894-1995 (YSH)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Sir John Franklin, Rear Admiral arctic explorer: additional corresp 1820-1845 (D3311, D3287)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Dover shipping registers: additional registers, with registers for Folkestone and Ramsgate 1855-1994 (RBS)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Copy of 1337 inquisition taken at Skipsea on the sewers in Holderness 17th cent (DDX1018)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Colchester Outport (addnl): registers of shipping 1912-89, index of ships registered 1855-1994 and related records 1855-1994 (A/SR 3 addl)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Morel Ltd, shipowners, Cardiff: minute book 1888-1949 (D331)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Port of Gloucester: shipping registers 1855-1944 (D4292)

Greater Manchester County Record Office

  • Manchester Ship Canal Co: additional records incl plans rel to Manchester Docks and Salford Quays 1900-2000 (B10)

Guildhall Library

  • Corporation of Trinity House: additional records comprising board minutes 1989-96 (Ms 30010/145A-B)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Seiont II Maritime Trust: additional records (XM4088)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Phillimore family of Shedfield: additional naval, domestic and estate records 19th-20th cent (115M88)

Highland Council Archive

  • McDermott Marine Construction Ltd, Ardersier: production photographs and files 1974-2001 (D 922)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Cowes Registry of Shipping: additional shipping registers with declarations, certificates and corresp 1786-1854 (AC 2004/8, AC 2004/85)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Harbours Department: additional records, minutes, registers and logbooks 1836-1969 (JA/846)

Lancashire Record Office

  • HM Customs and Excise, Preston: shipping registers and continuation registers 1910-1991 (SS 8 acc 9647)
  • HM Customs and Excise, Lancaster: shipping registers and register indexes 1855-1989 (SS 5 acc 9647)
  • HM Customs and Excise, Fleetwood: shipping registers, continuation registers and register indexes c1908-1989 (SS 3 acc 9647)
  • HM Customs and Excise, Fleetwood: wreck depositions 1887-1926 (SS acc 9601)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • HM Customs and Excise, Port of Boston: records rel to customs and excise, incl instructions from the Customs House and Whitehall, London and misc papers. 1690-1875 (MISC DON 1237)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Rochester shipping records: shipping registers, transfer books and ships' registration papers 1865-1994 (RBS/Ro)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Leslie Berry of Norwich: papers and photographs rel to naval service 1940-1951 (MC 2279)
  • HM Customs and Excise: Norfolk: further papers rel to King's Lynn, Wells, etc 1732-1931 (ACC 2004/2, 142)

North Devon Record Office

  • HM Customs and Excise, Barnstaple: customs house bonds, leases and commissions 1804-1870 (B689-1)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • HM Customs and Excise, Grimsby: shipping licences for fishing and coastal trade 1831-49 (1175)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Milford Docks Co Ltd: additional records incl minutes and letter books c1880-1959 (D/MDC)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • George Chirgwin, sailor: papers 1813-96 (Acc 2988)
  • Merchant Navy Association: Plymouth branch: additional accounts 1990-2001 (Acc 2978)
  • Plymouth shipping registers: registration papers 1892-1994 (Acc 3048)

Shropshire Archives

  • Ludlow ship money: ship money roll 1640-1640 (Acc 7143)

Somerset Archive and Record Service

  • Michael Lawder, Commander: papers (A\CHZ)
  • Bridgwater Port: additional shipping records 1907-1989 (A\CJH)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Vosper Thorneycroft Ltd, shipbuilders and engineers, Portsmouth: additional records incl apprentice registers 1905-25 (acc 6510)
  • Southampton shipping registers: records rel to ships' registration (acc 6527)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Alloa shipping registers: registers 1894-1988

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Oral history of the East Anglian fishing industry (103 cassettes) 1910-1960 (1961)

Teesside Archives

  • Hartlepool shipping registers: registers 1916-88
  • Stockton-on-Tees shipping registers: registers 1905-85
  • West Hartlepool shipping registers: registers 1924-66

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • John Weston Adamson, shipping director: papers as director of Austin & Pickersgill, Middle Docks Engineering Co, Westwick Steam Ship Co, J Westoll Ltd (Acc 4310)
  • Smith's Dock Co Ltd, shipbuilders, repairers and marine engine builders, Middlesborough: manager's work notebook compiled by Frederick Henry Brown c1920-31 (4338)
  • HM Customs and Excise, Newcastle upon Tyne: additional material comprising records of public inquiry into River Tyne Sufferance wharves 1935 (EX.NC)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • HM Customs and Excise, Swansea: bonds, licences, registry papers, petitions and corresp 1843-1963 (D/D PRO/HMC)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Shoreham and Littlehampton shipping registers: additional shipping registers and files 1855-1993 (Acc 13455)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • LCH Tonge, Captain: naval journals and logbooks rel to time in Burma and China seas 1839-54 (3437)

Wirral Archives

  • Cammell Laird & Co Ltd, shipbuilders, Birkenhead: engineer's note book, plans and misc records 1857-1976 (Acc 1632)
  • Save our Shoreline group, Wirral: corresp, accounts, research papers and other records 1979-1984 (Acc 1609)


National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Jeremiah Black, steward, White Star Lines: discharge book and photographs 1897-1920 (DX/2193/1-2)
  • Robert Henry Brennan, employee of the Canadian Pacific Line: papers 1899-1945 (DX/2196/1-11)
  • James Kenneth Brook, Commodore: papers, incl service as a commander of Atlantic Convoys during World War II 1889-1976 (DX/2191/1-14)
  • Dorotea Elordieta, member of the Basque community, Liverpool: papers rel to the family boarding house for Basque emigrants and invention of a tank hatch cover (DX/2186)
  • CW Harrison, customs officer: papers 1937-1965 (Customs)
  • Annie Sarah Poole, stewardess, British India Steam Navigation Company: papers 1929-1945 (DX/2201)
  • William George Savage, Merchant Navy steward, Canadian Pacific: papers (DX/2168)
  • Joseph Skinner, RN sailor: account rel to the search for illegal slave ships c1847 (DX/2198)
  • Mersey Docks & Harbour Co: additional records incl surveyor's report book 1824-1828 (MDHB/P)
  • James Newton & Co Ltd, ship chandlers and sailmakers, Liverpool: minute books 1917-1971 (DX/2189)
  • HM Customs and Excise, Liverpool: records incl corresp, letterbook, report book, bonds, leases and maps 1765-1930 (C&E)
  • Journal of engineer on board SS Pandora 1882 (DX/2193/1-2)
  • SS Panola: journal of a voyage from Liverpool to Australia 1852 (DX/2223)
  • Margaret Walker: diary rel to holiday on board Captain John Walker's ship 1935-1936 (DX/1877)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Marine engineers notebook rel to repair and maintainance of vessels in India 1863 (Acc 1036)

Royal Naval Museum

  • Horace Baber, Royal Marine: account of his experience of the torpedoing of HMS Royal Oak 1939 (2004.7)
  • Alfred Behague, Captain: biography and transcripts of his journals (2004.64)
  • Arthur William Bradfield, Lieutenant-Commander: papers rel mainly to his time as commanding officer of HMS St Helier during Operation Neptune and the Normandy Landings 1938-45 (2004.11)
  • George Hooper Bradly, naval paymaster: transcription of diary aboard HMS Curacoa during exporation of islands in the South Seas 1865-67 (2004.37)
  • William Harold Bradshaw, sailor: memoir of his naval service and later life 1920-2003 (2004.59)
  • Frederick Reeve Bushell, Lieutenant: diaries 1923-24, 1939-40 (2004.55)
  • Geoffrey Chandler, Captain, Royal Navy: midshipman's journal and private diary 1909-19 (2004.21)
  • Richard G Stapleton-Cotton, midshipan: illustrated log and journal on HMS Bellerophon and HMS Volage 1889-93 (2004.22)
  • Alec Lockhart Hobson, Captain: papers, incl midshipman's journals (2) and compilations of humorous wardroom songs 1921-55 (2004.65)
  • Sir Arthur Henry Limpus, Admiral: order book of HMS Gibraltar as flagship of the Cape Station 1903-04 (2004.28)
  • George Ffrench Haarford Lloyd, Lieutenant Royal Naval Reserve: diaries 1914-18 (2004.23)
  • Frank Morgan, midshipman: journals (2) 1932-35 (2004.27)
  • Phillip Needell, leading signalman RNVR: further papers, comprising sketchbooks kept onboard HMS Almanzora on the German blockade 1915-18 (2004.63)
  • KR Nodder, chief petty officer: memoir of life aboard HMS Furious 1940-42 (2004.10)
  • Sir William O'Brien, Admiral: memoir of his naval service 1930-71 (2004.48)
  • Edward James Frederick Records, chief petty officer: diaries (6) 1934-42, 1948-49 (2004.40)
  • Henry Hardy Priest Shanks, naval paymaster: illustrated journals (3) 1854-69 (2004.39)
  • Guy Ward-Smith, paymaster captain: records incl letters to his mother (32) and MS notes of signals during the Battle of Jutland 1914-23 (2004.14)
  • T Triggs, midshipman: journal on HMS Glory 1901-03 (2004.16)
  • Frank Roddam Twiss, Admiral: further papers, mainly memoirs 1979-83 (2004.101)
  • HMS Anson: wardroom mess record 1889-1904 (2004.49)
  • HMS Howe: illustrated midshipman's journal 1942-43 (2004.3)
  • HMS Charity: notes, cuttings and photographs rel to ship's history, mainly rel to Korean War 1944-59 (2004.50)
  • Drawings (2) of prototype design for 'Proposed Anti-Sweeping Gear' by CPO Edmund Allen McGill c1914 (2004.61)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • North Of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Shipping Co Ltd: additional records 20th cent (MS 3697)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Sir Alexander Ross Belch, shipbuilder: business and family papers c1930-97 (Accn 2612)
  • Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon: additional plans and specifications c1970-1979 (GD400)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Sir John Hamilton, Admiral: ms memoir of serivice 1943-1946
  • Michael Hugh Hutton, Captain RN: ms memoir of life and career 1931-1985