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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
== Record Description  ==
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This collection contains passenger and crew lists for vessels arriving at Wilmington and Moorhead City, North Carolina from 1908-1958. It corresponds with NARA publication A3481: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina, 1908-1958. The records are divided into five parts or series.
  
This collection contains passenger and crew lists for vessels arriving at Wilmington and Moorhead City, North Carolina from 1908-1958. It corresponds with NARA publication A3481: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina, 1908-1958.
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*Series 1: Passenger Lists, November 9, 1908-November 2, 1954
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*Series 2: Crew Lists, 1909-1954 (Arranged by Vessel name from 1909 to August 1947 then by arrival date from September 1947 to November 1954)
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*Series 3: Outbound Passenger Manifests, September 16, 1955-November 19, 1956
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*Series 4: Passenger and Crew Lists, December 1, 1954-October 21, 1958
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*Series 5: Passenger and Crew Lists Lists, June 1956-October 1958 (Morehead) 
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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/2072744/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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== Record Content  ==
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== Collection Content  ==
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=== Sample Images ===
  
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Image:North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists (12-0962) DGS 7029086_37.jpg|Passenger List Example 1
 
Image:North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists (12-0962) DGS 7029086_37.jpg|Passenger List Example 1
 
Image:North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists (12-0962) DGS 7043185_252.jpg|Passenger List Example 2
 
Image:North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists (12-0962) DGS 7043185_252.jpg|Passenger List Example 2
 
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
Passenger lists may list any of the following information:  
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'''Passenger lists''' may list any of the following information:  
  
 
*Port of embarkation and departure date  
 
*Port of embarkation and departure date  
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*When and where joined the crew
 
*When and where joined the crew
  
== 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 full name of your ancestor  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*The full name of your ancestor.
 
*The approximate date of immigration.
 
*The approximate date of immigration.
  
 
If you do not know this information, check the census records after 1900.  
 
If you do not know this information, check the census records after 1900.  
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2072744?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]:'''<br>Fill in the requested information on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
 
 
To search the index fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.  
 
 
 
If you did not find the person you were looking for, you may need to search the collection image by image. <br> ⇒ Select the “Browse" link on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the “NARA Roll Number-Contents” category which takes you to the images
 
 
 
Look at the images one by one. Again you will need to compare the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor.  
 
  
Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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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/2072744/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the “Browse" link on the initial collection page<br> ⇒ Select the “NARA Roll Number-Contents” category which takes you to the images
  
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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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.  
  
*If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.  
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With either search keep in mind:
*Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
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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.
  
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at [http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].  
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
==== Using the Information  ====
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2072744 North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example, you can use passenger lists to:  
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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When you have located your ancestor on a passenger list, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.  
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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Use passenger lists to:  
  
 
*Request federal immigration record  
 
*Request federal immigration record  
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*Learn foreign and “Americanized” names  
 
*Learn foreign and “Americanized” names  
 
*Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.
 
*Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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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.
  
*If your ancestor had a common name, be sure to look at all the entries for a name before you decide which is correct.
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
*Continue to search the passenger lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who may have immigrated at the same time.
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{{Collection citation | text= "North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958 "Database with  Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing NARA microfilm publication A3481. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.}} <br><br>
*If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname if they lived in the same county or nearby. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors.
 
  
==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
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*Check for variant spellings of the name.
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'''Image Citation''':<br>
*Search the indexes of other port cities.
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*[http://www.archives.gov/research/immigration/passenger-arrival.html National Archives Immigration Records]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ote/caroship.htm The Olive Tree Passenger Lists of Ships to South &amp; North Carolina]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
[[North Carolina]]
 
 
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/2072744/waypointsNorth Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958]
 
 
 
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 for This Collection  ===
 
  
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{{Collection citation | text= "North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing NARA microfilm publication A3481. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.}}
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type Passenger and Crew Lists
Record Group RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Collection years 1908-1958
Microfilm Publication A3481. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Wilmington and Morehead City,North Carolina,1908-1958. 18 rolls.
National Archives Identifier 4051458 414
FamilySearch Resources
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What is in the Collection?

This collection contains passenger and crew lists for vessels arriving at Wilmington and Moorhead City, North Carolina from 1908-1958. It corresponds with NARA publication A3481: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Wilmington and Morehead City, North Carolina, 1908-1958. The records are divided into five parts or series.

  • Series 1: Passenger Lists, November 9, 1908-November 2, 1954
  • Series 2: Crew Lists, 1909-1954 (Arranged by Vessel name from 1909 to August 1947 then by arrival date from September 1947 to November 1954)
  • Series 3: Outbound Passenger Manifests, September 16, 1955-November 19, 1956
  • Series 4: Passenger and Crew Lists, December 1, 1954-October 21, 1958
  • Series 5: Passenger and Crew Lists Lists, June 1956-October 1958 (Morehead)


You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958.

Collection Content

Sample Images

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

Passenger lists may list any of the following information:

  • Port of embarkation and departure date
  • Name of ship
  • Port of entry and date of arrival
  • Full name of passenger
  • Age, gender, marital status and occupation
  • Whether able to read and write
  • Passport Number
  • Date and place of birth
  • Description of baggage
  • Nationality or race
  • Last permanent address (city and country)
  • Name of relative or friend at last address
  • Final destination in U.S.
  • Name of relative or friend you will visit in U.S.
  • Position in ship's company
  • When and where joined the crew

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The full name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate date of immigration.

If you do not know this information, check the census records after 1900.

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
Fill in the requested information on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the “Browse" link on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the “NARA Roll Number-Contents” category 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.

With either search 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.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor on a passenger list, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

Use passenger lists to:

  • Request federal immigration record
  • Learn an immigrant’s place of origin
  • Confirm their date of arrival
  • Learn foreign and “Americanized” names
  • Find records in his or her country of origin such as emigrations, port records, or ship’s manifests.

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

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.

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:

"North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958 "Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing NARA microfilm publication A3481. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958.


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 North Carolina, Wilmington and Morehead City Passenger and Crew Lists, 1908-1958.


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.