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1930 Census of merchant seamen : National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publications, M1932

Claire Prechtel-Kluskens wrote the Introduction ; Tracee Hamilton compiled the Table of Contents
Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
English
College Park, Maryland : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002
3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
National Archives microfilm publications; M1932

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An index for United States Census of Merchant Seamen, 1930 is available online, click here.

Microfilm of original records at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

"On the three rolls of this microfilm publication, M1932, are reproduced the schedules of the 1930 census of merchant seamen. These records are part of the Records of Bureau of the Census, Record Group (RG) 29. In addition, correspondence and subject files relating to the taking of this census have also been reproduced from RG 29 and from RG 41, Records of the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation. ... During the fifteenth census of the United States taken in 1930, the Bureau of the Census ... for the first time made special effort to ensure that merchant seamen serving on U.S.-flag merchant vessels were properly enumerated. ...." -- Intro.

Includes name of vessel, owner and address, what port, name of seaman, state or country of birth, occupation, whether a veteran and of what war, and address of next of kin.

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