Admiralty Records, Key West record example

Admiralty Records, Key West

Records: 18,555 · Complete: 100%

These records cover prize, ransom, and salvage cases; suits to establish title to a ship independent of possession of the ship; possessory actions to recover ships; and a variety of maritime contracts and torts. The Key West court was open year-round for admiralty and maritime litigation relating to the Caribbean and Florida keys.

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Example Records

Case of the Schooner "Old Jack"
Case of the Schooner "Old Jack"
Charles Clarke, Et Al Vs The British Steamship Alvah And Cargo
Charles Clarke, Et Al Vs The British Steamship Alvah And Cargo
Alexander Roberts Etal Vs British Brig Eva And Cargo
Alexander Roberts Etal Vs British Brig Eva And Cargo

Source Information

"Admiralty Final Record Books of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Key West), 1829-1911" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com//title/1/admiralty-records-key-west: accessed February 28, 2021)

Publication Title
Admiralty Records, Key West
Total Records
18,555 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number
M1360
Record Group
21
Published on Fold3
02 Nov 2007
Last Updated
14 Aug 2012
Description
NARA M1360. Admiralty final record books, 1829-1911, created by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida and its predecessors.