Researching British and Dutch sailors in the 18th and 19th centuries. Any interesting sources or links for mariner's and ship's records?
Here's some interesting links I've found:
* Memorial University of Newfoundland - The Maritime History Archive collects and preserves documents relating to the history of maritime activities in Newfoundland and Labrador and throughout the North Atlantic world. The Maritime History Archive holds approximately 75 percent of the surviving crew lists (also called crew agreements) and official log books of British registered vessels for the periods 1857-1942 (predominantly 1863-1938) and 1951-1976. The crew lists and logbooks for voyages terminating in the years 1857-1942 are indexed and can be searched here. The crew agreements for the years 1951-1976 have not been indexed.
* CLIP is a not-for-profit volunteer project, set up to assist research into the records of British merchant seafarers of the late 19th and early 20th century.
* Maritime & Historical Research Service, Shipping Registers & Databases Links.
* National and Mercantile House Flags and Funnels. 9 Jun 2014. This handbook of maritime flags and national ensigns includes colour drawings of many of the shipping company's house flags and funnels. Very useful for model makers and in ship portrait and photograph identification. Australian National Maritime Museum