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//title/992/royal-navy-registers-of-seamen-services: accessed June 23, 2021)

Publication Title
Royal Navy Registers of Seamen Services
Total Records
833,638 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives of the UK logoThe National Archives of the UK
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.