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Search Royal Naval seamen

News from The National Archives | February 2012.  You can search and download over 600,000 service records for most ratings who joined the Royal Navy between 1853 and 1923. These records can tell you about your ancestor’s birth, their physical … Continue reading

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Recommendation for a maritime researcher – Len Barnett

I would like to introduce you to an experienced freelance maritime researcher who I have used for my own research. Image via Wikipedia His research covers:- Civilian mariners in British service (mercantile, whaling, fishing & pilotage): c.1835 to c.1972 Royal Navy … Continue reading

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