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Registered American seamen, 1835

United States. Department of State.

Registered American seamen, 1835

letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting an abstract showing the number of American seamen registered in each port of entry of the United States during the year 1835.

by United States. Department of State.

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    • Sailors -- United States -- Registers

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesDoc. / Ho. of Reps. ;, 24th Congress, 1st session, no. 163, House document (United States. Congress. House) ;, 24th Congress, 1st session, no. 163.
      ContributionsFrancis Markoe Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC901 .M2 vol. 45, no. 31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL587636M
      LC Control Number96178049

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      Buy American merchant seaman's manual, for seamen by seamen. by Felix M. Cornell (Editor), Allan C. Hoffman online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Seamen's Protection Certificates were usually printed documents, varying in size and style, that were carried by American seamen as proof of citizenship. The certificate was obtained by the individual through the customhouse, public notary, or U.S. Consul when required in a foreign port.

      Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society # Seamen's Hymns # Display Title: Would you behold the works of God First Line: Would you behold the works of God Author: . American Seamen Transcribed by Clara Dolan and David Wilkerson from microfilm of Record Gr Roll 1 of the U.S. Customs Service. Contains a partial transcription of seamen working on ships arriving in Mobile during the period noted. Most of .


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Registered American seamen, 1835 by United States. Department of State. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Letter from the secretary of state, accompanying a report and abstract of all the returns of registered American seamen, and of the protests and returns respecting impressed seamen, since the 17th of February,the date of his last report, which have been transmitted to him, by the collectors of the different ports, agreeably to the directions of the "Act for the relief and.

This collection includes Merchant Navy Seamen records held at The National Archives. The contents of the records vary, but they usually include name, age, place of birth, register ticket, ship names, and dates of voyages.

These records come from The National Archives' record series BT, BT, BT, BT, BT, BT and BT Seamen’s tickets from to are indexed by record series BT/24, with Wan(d)less surnames on FHLpage The index gives you the seaman’s name and Registered American seamen ticket number.

The tickets are filed numerically in another record series, BT/4 for Wan(d)less surnameswhich is covered on FHL American Seamen's Friend 1835 book, CARLA PETERSON, Black Elites and the Draft Riots, New York Times blog, 15 Underground Railroad stops in New York City blog, Double ambrotype portrait of Albro Lyons, Sr.

and Mary Joseph Lyons, Black Gotham Archive (accessed ) "Albro Lyons, Sr." Register of Seamen Series II,BTwith its associate name index in BT Register of Seamen's TicketsBTthe surname index is in BT Register of Seamen Series III, BT these were registered in surname sequence. These Registers are available on microfilm at the National Archives Kew»».

The site also provides a search of Ships by port showing ships registered at each port. Most Merchant Seaman records survive from following the introduction of the Merchant Shipping Act which introduced for the first time a central register of seamen.

They do hold Log Books and Crew Agreements from onwards and the Registers of. The Seaman’s Identification Record Book (SIRB) or popularly known as Seaman’s Book is a major requirement to all aspiring seafarers before they can be considered eligible to work on shipping vessels.

Instead of a visa or a passport, you need the Seaman’s Book before going onboard a ship or vessel. The seamen were then issued with a seaman's or master's ticket, each with their own unique number. This index became known as the First Register of Merchant Seamen. First Register of Merchant Seamen Service: Series I, arranged in five volumes alphabetically in BT The Merchant navy seamen records represent individual seamen that the central government created to monitor a potential reserve of sailors for the Royal Navy.

Over million records are available to view between these dates. Merchant navy seamen records are split into two very distinct sections / timeframes because in the Board of Trade abandoned the seamen. Merchant seamen registers (), the central indexed register of merchant seamen () and indexes to crew lists () can be searched and downloaded from the findmypast website.

Images of the marine register up to can be purchased on the ScotlandsPeople website. Discounted vouchers for this website can be purchased in. Impressment, colloquially "the press" or the "press gang", is the taking of men into a military or naval force by compulsion, with or without an navies of several nations used forced recruitment by various means.

The large size of the British Royal Navy in the Age of Sail meant impressment was most commonly associated with Great Britain and Ireland. An act of September 1, (1 Stat. 55), provided for the registering and clearing of vessels and regulation of coastwise trade. Under this law, only American-built vessels were permitted to be registered, which had the effect of encouraging the nascent U.S.

shipbuilding industry by reducing foreign competition. A letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting from the Superintendent of Statistics an abstract of the returns of American Seamen registered in. In the ten UK ports with most registered merchants ships over 15 tons, included Aberdeen and Greenock.

If you find a captain, ship's engineer, able seaman, 'donkeyman', bosun, ship's stoker, purser or telegraph officr among your ancestors, this is the book for you.

Journal of Glasgow and West Scotland Family History SocietyPrice: £ OnCongress passed an act (1 Stat. ) to protect American merchant seamen from impressment. Among other things, the act authorized the issue of seamen’s protection certificates by and forward quarterly lists of registered seamen to the Secretary of State.

The certificates were issued to individual seamen, but generally were not turned back in to customs officials and passed on to the archives.

Background. In response to the impressment of American seamen by British ships, Congress passed an “Act for the Relief and Protection of American Seamen” in Whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned sailor in the Maritime industry, I’m certain at some point you have heard about a Seaman’s Book.

Surprisingly, not a lot of people know what the hidden benefits are by having a Seaman’s Book which is also a common name for a Discharge Book or a Seaman’s Identification and Record Book. But official government /Royal vessels did give some respect to the captured seamen, even if they took the loot.

At best I like to say it was a deterrent, plus family members could appeal to the govt to find missing seamen if they were registered. If captured seamen could escape, they often were able to board other American (friendly) ships.

Delete. The collection consists of a name index and images of the Merchant Seamen schedules from the U.S. federal census. The index is provided by and corresponds to NARA publication: M Census of Merchant Seamen.

The schedules consist of large sheets with rows and columns. I have come to the conclusion that the "unknown" source is essentially identical to the Mary Thomas Seaman book, and have changed my citations accordingly.

Outline Descent Trees: 11GGFa. Ancestral Family. SEAMAN, Phebe Ann b: ~ #: SEAM + REMSEN, E. #: SEAM K2. SEAMAN, Sarah Jane b: ~ #: SEAM K3. SEAMAN, Caroline b. George Seaman Gray (J – Aug ) was an American minister and author. Biography. Gray, eldest son of John and Jane E.

(Seaman) Gray, was born in New York City, J He was prepared for College at the age of fourteen, but was then on account of his youth put into a business house for four years.The registers of seamen in BT, are for the years and include copies of the certificates issued to sailors authorizing their service on ships.

Name, age, birthplace, date of first going to sea, rank, service number and ship’s name are included.by American Seamen's Friend Society (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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