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== Record Description ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
 
The records include identification cards of Seamen departing from or arriving at the following ports: Boston, Vineyard Haven, Salem/Beverly, Marblehead, Fall River, New Haven, Portland, &amp; Providence. The record includes name, age, place of birth, parent's birthplace, naturalization data, physical description, photo, and signature. The records can be found at NARA Northeast Region facility in Waltham, Massachusetts. This collection includes records from 1918 to 1940.  
 
The records include identification cards of Seamen departing from or arriving at the following ports: Boston, Vineyard Haven, Salem/Beverly, Marblehead, Fall River, New Haven, Portland, &amp; Providence. The record includes name, age, place of birth, parent's birthplace, naturalization data, physical description, photo, and signature. The records can be found at NARA Northeast Region facility in Waltham, Massachusetts. This collection includes records from 1918 to 1940.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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*District of Boston and Charlestown, Massachusetts, Seamen's Identification cards,1917-1922 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3477933 NAID 3477933]
 
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*District of Salem and Beverly,Massachusetts, Seamen's Coastwise Identification Cards for Salem, 7/1918-12/1918 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3477999 NAID 3477999]
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
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*District of Marblehead, Massachusetts, Seamen's Coastwise Identification Cards, 7/1918-10/1918 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3477979 NAID 3477979]
 
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*District of Boston and Charlestown,Massachusetts, Applications for Seamen's Protection Certificates and Identification Cards for Boston, 2/12/1918-11/24/1939 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3444809 NAID 3444809]
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*District of Providence, Rhode Island, Applications for Seamen's Protection Certificates for Providence, 5/1928-10/1940 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3477996 NAID 3477996]
| text = “New England, Seamen's Identification Cards, 1918-1940.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives and Records Administration.  
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*District of Connecticut, Applications for Seamen's Protection Certificates for New Haven, 2/1937-7/1937 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3477982 NAID 3477982]
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*District of Boston and Charlestown, Alien's Applications for Seamen Service and Protection Certificates for Boston, 12/1931-7/1935 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3476677 NAID 3476677]
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*District of Portland, Maine, Application's for Seamen's Protection Certificates for Portland,8/1927-11/1937 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/3477986 NAID 3477986] 
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[[New England, Seamen's Identification Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Collection Content  ==
 
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=== Sample Images ===
== Record Content  ==
 
  
 
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Image:New England, Seamen's Identification Cards (13-0406) Seaman's Identification Card page 2 DGS 100102661_71.jpg|Back
 
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==What Can this Collection Tell Me?==
  
 
These records may contain the following information:  
 
These records may contain the following information:  
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*Signature
 
*Signature
  
== How to Use the Record ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as birth date and place.  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*The name and some other identifying information such as birth date and place.  
  
=== Search the Collection  ===
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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/2191222/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links: <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "County" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Town" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, number, date range" which takes you to the images.
  
To search the collection <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "County" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Town" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, number, date range" which takes you to the images.  
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Look at each 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. Keep in mind:
  
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.
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor’s given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence and age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
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==What Do I Do Next?==
  
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family.
  
=== Using the Information  ===
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?===
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:  
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You should look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:  
  
 
*Use the name, birth date and birth place to obtain a birth certificate.  
 
*Use the name, birth date and birth place to obtain a birth certificate.  
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*Use the name and birth date to obtain copies the their complete military file.
 
*Use the name and birth date to obtain copies the their complete military file.
  
=== Unable to Find Your Ancestor? ===
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=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===
  
 
*Look for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Look for variant spellings of the surnames.  
*Make sure you are looking the first given name.
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*Make sure you are looking at the first given name.
  
== Related Websites  ==
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==Citing this Collection==
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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>
  
[http://www.archives.gov/index.html NARA's Northeast Region Waltham, MA]
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'''Collection Citation'''<br>
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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{{Collection citation|text = “United States, New England Seamen's Identification Cards, 1918-1940.” Images. ''FamilySearch.'' http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.}}<br><br>
  
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== 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 This Collection  ===
 
  
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“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 Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type Seamen's Identification Cards
Record Group RG 41: Records of the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation
Collection years 1918-1940
National Archives Identifier 370
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
National Archives and Records Administration


What is in the Collection?

The records include identification cards of Seamen departing from or arriving at the following ports: Boston, Vineyard Haven, Salem/Beverly, Marblehead, Fall River, New Haven, Portland, & Providence. The record includes name, age, place of birth, parent's birthplace, naturalization data, physical description, photo, and signature. The records can be found at NARA Northeast Region facility in Waltham, Massachusetts. This collection includes records from 1918 to 1940.

  • District of Boston and Charlestown, Massachusetts, Seamen's Identification cards,1917-1922 NAID 3477933
  • District of Salem and Beverly,Massachusetts, Seamen's Coastwise Identification Cards for Salem, 7/1918-12/1918 NAID 3477999
  • District of Marblehead, Massachusetts, Seamen's Coastwise Identification Cards, 7/1918-10/1918 NAID 3477979
  • District of Boston and Charlestown,Massachusetts, Applications for Seamen's Protection Certificates and Identification Cards for Boston, 2/12/1918-11/24/1939 NAID 3444809
  • District of Providence, Rhode Island, Applications for Seamen's Protection Certificates for Providence, 5/1928-10/1940 NAID 3477996
  • District of Connecticut, Applications for Seamen's Protection Certificates for New Haven, 2/1937-7/1937 NAID 3477982
  • District of Boston and Charlestown, Alien's Applications for Seamen Service and Protection Certificates for Boston, 12/1931-7/1935 NAID 3476677
  • District of Portland, Maine, Application's for Seamen's Protection Certificates for Portland,8/1927-11/1937 NAID 3477986
You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for United States, New England Seamen's Identification Cards, 1918-1940.

Collection Content

Sample Images

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

These records may contain the following information:

  • Port
  • Name
  • Nationality
  • Place of birth
  • Place of father's birth
  • Place of mother's birth
  • If naturalized, where and when
  • Age
  • Birth date
  • Height
  • Vessel
  • Physical description
  • Photograph
  • Thumb print
  • Signature

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name and some other identifying information such as birth date and place.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "County"
⇒Select the appropriate "Town"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, number, date range" which takes you to the images.

Look at each 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. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

You should look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the name, birth date and birth place to obtain a birth certificate.
  • Use the name and birth place to search the 1940 census.
  • Use the name and birth date to obtain copies the their complete military file.

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

  • Look for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Make sure you are looking at the first given name.

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

“United States, New England Seamen's Identification Cards, 1918-1940.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

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 United States, New England Seamen's Identification Cards, 1918-1940.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.