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From: "Anne Picketts" <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Ship Deserters
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 13:24:13 +1200
Ian - I remember reading an article in a Bucks FHS magazine several years
ago that said that some/many shipping records had been removed to Canada. I
can't remember the details and I can't lay my hands on the article right
now. Will keep looking.
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 12:38 PM, Ian Westergaard <
> On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 09:17:59 +1200, "Warwick M. Lloyd" <
> > Of course all the Ships Logs (or most of them) are now in Canada and as
> > Regards
> > Warwick
> How do you know this?
> I find it an extraordinary suggestion that the log books of British ships
> would be in Canada. Or were you referring to Canadian ships?
> As a former ship's officer I recall the log books, when they were full,
> being returned to the Company head office. What happened to them after that
> I do not know but I always assumed that they were stored in the company
> archives and eventually destroyed like a lot of other records.
> Ian Westergaard
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