Researching seamen and their ships

Assisted Immigrants Shipping List

Assisted Immigrants Shipping List (Photo credit: State Records NSW)

There are two excellent lists for those with mariner ancestors.

The Mariners List (seamen and their ships) offers a mailing list with many knowledgeable members able to offer advice and their own research.
http://www.mariners-l.co.uk/MarinersList.html

The Ships List (passengers and emigration) http://www.theshipslist.com/

TheShipsList website, online since August 1999, will help you find your ancestors on ships’ passenger lists.  It has immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, shipping-line fleet lists and more; as well as hundreds of passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and even some for South Africa. Be sure to check the “special projects”  .  There are over 3,500 totally free access web-pages with new databases added regularly).  To make best use of your visit, use the Navigation-bars (buttons and text) which are on the top of every page, to help you find your way around.

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About mallerstang

Member of the Guild of One Name Studies researching the name CUMPSTON and its variants. You can see my website at www.cumpston.org.uk I have a new study of the name LAXEN with its own blog at https://laxenresearch.wordpress.com/ and a further research blog which is not registered as a one name study of KNAGGS of Flamborough https://knaggsresearch.wordpress.com/
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