Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services record example

    Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services

    Records: 833,638 · Complete: 100%

    The registers include seamen who began their service as early as 1848, with dates of service up through 1928 for most records, though there are a few records with dates post-1939. Make sure to check the image of the original record, where you may also find occupation in service, physical description, reasons for discharge, and other personal details. You can find details on the system used for assigning service numbers at TNA’s website.

    Source Information

    "Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/992/royal-navy-registers-of-seamen-services: accessed June 27, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services
    Total Records
    833,638 · Complete: 100%
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    Published on Fold3
    30 May 2017
    Last Updated
    31 May 2017
    Description
    These registers record the service of seamen in the Royal Navy. Records include birthdate, birthplace, vessels served on, and dates of service.