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''[[Canada Genealogy|Canada]]''
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| title = Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews, 1890-1920
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| record_type = Passenger Information
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| start_year = 1890
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| end_year = 1920
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| language = English
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| title_language = 
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Canada]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bkeywords%3ANew%20%2Bkeywords%3ABrunswick Online FamilySearch Catalog Keyword] 
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| FS_URL_03 = [[British Merchant Marine]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Library and Archives Canada]]
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| FS_URL_05 = [[Canada History Links]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Canada Historic Maps]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.junobeach.org/canada-in-wwii/articles/the-merchant-navy-of-canada/ Explanations of Merchant Marines]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/pages/census.aspx Library and Archives Canada]
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/index-eng.htm Fisheries and Oceans Canada] 
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| RW_URL_04 = [http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/genealogy/topics/employment/Pages/merchant-marine.aspx Library and Archives Canada, Registers of Marine Certificates]
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| custodian = [http://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/bcarchives/ British Columbia Archives and Records Service, Victoria] 
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== Record Description  ==
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== What is in this Collection? ==
  
 
This collection covers the years of 1890-1920.  
 
This collection covers the years of 1890-1920.  
  
This collection covers ports in British Columbia (primarily in Victoria), some in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and a few foreign ports. The documents are organized by ship and include, among other information, the signatures of crew members, their ages and birthplaces. Each box includes a general inventory of its contents listing box and file numbers, date, ship name, location and owner. The original records are in possession of the British Columbia Archives in Victoria.
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These records cover ports in British Columbia (primarily in Victoria), some in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and a few foreign ports. The documents are organized by ship and include, among other information, the signatures of crew members, their ages and birthplaces. Each box includes a general inventory of its contents listing box and file numbers, date, ship name, location and owner. The original records are in possession of the British Columbia Archives in Victoria.  
 
 
For a list of records by dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2057673/waypoints Browse].
 
 
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
  
{{Collection citation
 
| text =Department of Marine and Fisheries. Canada Merchant Marine, Agreements and Accounts of Crews. British Columbia Archives, Victoria, Canada.}}
 
  
[[Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_a_Historical_Record_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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For a list of records by dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2057673/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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== Collection Content ==
  
== Record Content  ==
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=== Sample Images ===
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Each box has a list that includes the name of the ship and the year of departure. Below are sample images of the indexes and ship lists:
  
<gallery>
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<gallery caption="Sample Index of Ship Names and Years">
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Image:007192075 0009 1890-1894 Crew ships.jpg|Sample index page 1
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Image:007192075 00010 1890-1894 Crew ships.jpg|Sample index page 2
 
Image:Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews DGS 7192075 11 Agreement and Account of Crew.jpg|Agreement and Account of Crew
 
Image:Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews DGS 7192075 11 Agreement and Account of Crew.jpg|Agreement and Account of Crew
 
Image:Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews DGS 7192075 12 Signatures of Crew.jpg|Signatures of Crew
 
Image:Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews DGS 7192075 12 Signatures of Crew.jpg|Signatures of Crew
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</gallery>  
 
</gallery>  
  
These records may contain the following information:  
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
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'''Records may contain''' the following information:  
  
 
*Full name of crew member  
 
*Full name of crew member  
 
*Year of birth  
 
*Year of birth  
 
*Place of birth  
 
*Place of birth  
*Name of ship where the crew member last served in
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*Previous ship served on
 
*Date and place of agreement  
 
*Date and place of agreement  
 
*Date, place, cause of death  
 
*Date, place, cause of death  
 
*Name of ship
 
*Name of ship
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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==How Do I Search the Collection?==
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To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*The name of your ancestor.
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*The approximate year of birth.
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*The name of the ship your ancestor was traveling on.
  
Before you begin your search, it would be helpful if you knew the following information:
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2057673/waypoints  Browse Page:'''<br>To search this collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select "Browse Images" on the initial search page<br>
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⇒Select the appropriate "Box Number and Years" which will take you to the images.
  
*Ancestors name
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Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.
*Date of birth
 
  
==== Searching the Collection ====
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==What Do I Do Next?==
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When you have located your ancestor’s crew record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
  
'''To browse this collection you will need to follow this series of links:'''<br>⇒Select the ''"Browse"'' link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the ''“Box Number and Years''” category which will take you to the images.  
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Search in the [[Canada Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] collection. There you may be able to further your research when you have found the parents of the crew member.
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===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Try using different variations of the name spelling or possible nicknames your ancestor could have used while searching this collection.
  
Look at each image one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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== Citing this Collection  ==
  
==== Using the Information ====
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image. <br><br> '''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews, 1890-1920" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. British Columbia Archives and Records Service, Victoria.}}
  
When you have found the information that you have been looking for, you can try the following to further your research:
 
  
*When you have found the birth year, record the birth year and the birth place that is in the record and search in the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1520604 Canada, Births and Baptisms 1661-1959] collection. There you may be able to further your research when you have found the parents of the crew member.
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'''Image Citation'''<br> {{Image Citation Link
 
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== Related Websites  ==
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|title=Canada, Merchant Marine A...ounts of Crews, 1890-1920
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merchant_Navy Explanations of Merchant Marines]
 
*[http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/index-eng.htm Fisheries and Oceans Canada]
 
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/022/022-913.006-e.html Library and Archives Canada, Registers of Marine Certificates]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[British Merchant Marine]]
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}
 
 
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in a Historical Record Collection  ===
 
  
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clementina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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Record Description
Record Type Passenger Information
Collection years 1890-1920
Languages English
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Related Websites
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British Columbia Archives and Records Service, Victoria


What is in this Collection?

This collection covers the years of 1890-1920.

These records cover ports in British Columbia (primarily in Victoria), some in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and a few foreign ports. The documents are organized by ship and include, among other information, the signatures of crew members, their ages and birthplaces. Each box includes a general inventory of its contents listing box and file numbers, date, ship name, location and owner. The original records are in possession of the British Columbia Archives in Victoria.


For a list of records by dates currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Collection Content

Sample Images

Each box has a list that includes the name of the ship and the year of departure. Below are sample images of the indexes and ship lists:

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

Records may contain the following information:

  • Full name of crew member
  • Year of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Previous ship served on
  • Date and place of agreement
  • Date, place, cause of death
  • Name of ship

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate year of birth.
  • The name of the ship your ancestor was traveling on.

View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/2057673/waypoints Browse Page:
To search this collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse Images" on the initial search page
⇒Select the appropriate "Box Number and Years" which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image, comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s crew record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Try using different variations of the name spelling or possible nicknames your ancestor could have used while searching this collection.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Canada, Merchant Marine Agreements and Accounts of Crews, 1890-1920" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. British Columbia Archives and Records Service, Victoria.


Image Citation

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Canada, Merchant Marine A...ounts of Crews, 1890-1920.

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