Crew Lists and Logs of Special Interest

Box of crew lists and log books for vessels of special interest:

-BRITISH ADMIRAL Official No 69329 (1874)
-BRUSSELS Official No 109884 (1915)
-CHALLENGER Official No 10707 (1863)
-HARMONY Official No 29772 (1884)
-IMBERHORNE Official No 87033 (1895)
-LUCIPARA Official No 90005 (1890)
-NARCISSUS Official No 76149 (1884)
-ROWENA Official No 22313 (1874)
-SIR LANCELOT Official No 49556 (1883)
-THE TWEED Official No 47422 (1876)
-THOMAS STEPHENS Official No 63199 (1879)
-TRUE BRITON Official No 21311 (1866)

A list made by Alan Villiers on 15 March 1971 explains why these documents were selected. THOMAS STEPHENS, SIR LANCELOT, THE TWEED and CHALLENGER were clippers. The LUCIPARA was a celebrated fast ship. The TRUE BRITON made a well documented voyage carrying emigrants to Australia. The HARMONY was an Arctic mission ship. The IMBERHORNE and BRITISH ADMIRAL were missing and wrecked vessels. The NARCISSUS crew list includes Joseph Conrad. The cross-Channel steamer BRUSSELS relates to the execution of Charles Algernon Fryatt. The SAN DEMETRIO documents were returned to TNA in July 2008.

Object Details

Type: manuscript
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Seamen, Registrar General Of Shipping And
Date made: 1863-1915
Credit: © Crown copyright. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: 1 box
Parts: Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen, Agreements, Crew Lists and Official Logs. (manuscript)

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