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National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library: 2014 Accessions

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  • Martin Agar (1913-2007), engineer: papers rel to time as Engineer in Chief for the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, particularly regarding the Seaforth Dock development c1971 (DX/2576)
  • Alan Lees (fl 1923-1939), radio officer: memoirs 1923-1939 (DX/2599)
  • Margaret Nicol (fl 1924), Cunard Line stewardess: diary of her time as stewardess on the Samaria, featuring voyages to New York and the Far East 1924 (DX/2603)
  • Walter Marsh Purdey (b 1899), radio officer of Liverpool: diaries during time as radio officer for the wireless service 1918-1920 (DX/2580)
  • Frederick Arthur 'Fred' Russell (1883-1953), First Class waiter, Lusitania: letter written by Russell to his brother Henry Alfred Russell, chef on the Caronia, informing him of his survival following the sinking of the Lusitania 1915 (DX/2586)
  • Charles Francis Spence (1907-1982), businessman: diary account of the Spence family assisting Allied merchant seafarers in Lourenco Marques, Mozambique, during the Second World War, with photographs, corresp and news cuttings 1939-1980 (DX/2592)
  • Walter Surry Stevens (1880-1975), seafarer: papers rel to his seafaring career with the Union Castle Line, with photographs of Nurse Blanche Williams (d 1950), his wife, depicting her time on hospital ship 'Grantully Castle' during the First World War 1897-1950 (DX/2585)
  • Clifford John Welch (1925-2013), Captain, seafarer: papers rel to career with Furness Holder Line and Esso Tankers 1943-1977 (DX/2579)
  • Ellerman Lines Ltd, shipowners, London and Glasgow: books of Captain and Chief Officer's cargo plans, incl plans for Christiania, Newport, Edinburgh, Worcester and Hull, written by Captain Fred Smith (fl 1931-2013) 1954-1977 (DX/2584)
  • J Nickels & Son, sailmakers, Liverpool: sail pattern book and sail order book 1836-1856 (B/NIC)
  • Porter Brothers, flag manufacturers, Liverpool: order book 1946-1982 (B/POR)
  • Julian, brigantine: log book detailing journey from Liverpool to West Africa by Captain Joseph Sproule, with letter rel to the Captain's imprisonment and ransom 1828-1830 (DX/2594)
  • Photographs and landing card rel to Derek Edwards' evacuation from Liverpool as a child on Nestor III, Blue Funnel, journeying to Australia 1940 (DX/2595)