The record book is available to all seafarers registered or intended to be employed in accordance with the Commercial Navigation Act, Maltese nationals and Maltese patent holders. Applications for a register of Maltese sailors must be filed with the merchant navy management, either by the sailor or by the company that employs the sailor. Applications are accompanied by the required documents on the application form, including: there are no restrictions on the nationality of the master, officers and crew employed on board Maltese vessels. For advice on how to find the same types of records before 1861, check out our guide to crew lists and agreements 1747-1860. After 1861, only a sample of lists of teams and agreements and logbooks was kept in the National Archives. Many do not survive at all, while many of the survivors are kept in other archives, including: occupancy lists and agreements were introduced in 1835. These are not two separate documents, but the same document; You can simply call them „occupancy lists“ or sometimes simply „agreements.“ The „agreement“ was in fact an employment contract between the ship`s master and each member of its crew, signed by both parties before the vessel sailed. A list of the crew accompanied these agreements. Sometimes, a logbook containing details of boat trips (see section 6) has been filed with agreements and crew lists. The National Archives of Australia has a large number of record series on ship crews and merchant navy. These include engagement registers, contract items, redundancy records, deserters` registers and employment history records. All of these data sets are indexed in the RecordSearch database.
Use this guide to help you find navigational records from British dealers, known as crew lists and agreements dating from 1861 to the 1990s. These records can provide succinct details of the ships, the voyages they have made and their crew. As a rule, if you can find a sailor in a crew list, you will find his: Search for crew lists and agreements from 1861 to 1938 under: There is also an index of world War II logbooks, chords and crew lists in BT 385. 19th-century crew agreements and lists are sometimes accompanied by ship protocols, which is increasingly common for 20th century recordings. Tree trunks were generally kept from 1902 to 1912, when births, marriages or deaths took place on board the ship. For example, traces of the deaths of soldiers and prisoners of war who returned from the Buren War can be found on ships. For the First World War (1914-1918), all preserved tribes were preserved with sacrifices. A minimum certificate valid for a safe crew must be transported by all Maltese commercial vessels with a minimum tonnage of gross gauge and more. When a ship is registered in the Malta register, the Merchant Navy Directorate issues a minimum safe crew certificate valid for five years from the date of provisional registration.
Subsequently, before the expiry of the certificate or after modification of the ship`s equipment, construction, management or trade, management issues a new certificate valid for the remaining five years, i.e. to coincide with the date of the renewal of the registration certificate. The National Records of Scotland holds agreements and crew lists under the reference BT 3, which applies to Scottish ships in 1867-1913. Ships are listed in alphabetical order by name in the paper catalogue. The official protocols are found with the agreements and occupancy lists where they survive. Malta joined the 1978 IMO STCW Convention as amended. Maltese vessels are subject to the provisions of the Commercial Navigation Act and the ancillary provisions relating to the competence of officers and seafarers.