Another post from The Maritime Information book.
The title is:
Maritime Information : a guide to libraries and sources of information in the United Kingdom. by Fenton, Briody and Macdonald. 2004. 1901703452
Keep an eye out for future posts that highlight various archives around the UK.
At the end are links to other Maritime Information.
Disclaimer: as this material was published in 2004, I have tried to update the websites (2016), but internet addresses often change.
Shipwreck and Marine Ltd.
Comprehensive collections of all UK shipwreck standard reference books, plus extensive archive of documents relating to shipwrecks around the UK and Ireland. Extensive archive of documents relating to wrecked ships around UK and Ireland. 'Lloyd's Lists' 1741-1826; 'Admiralty Wreck Returns' 1816-1854; 'Board of Trade Wreck Returns' 1855-1919; 'Lloyd's Casualty Returns' 1894-date; Complete set of Admiralty charts for UK and Ireland. The late Bill Butland's shipwreck card index, research collection, correspondence and library of shipping companies' histories.
Please fill in the contact form on the website in regards to queries about these titles.
Thank you for mentioning the reference from this blog article.
Richard Larn and his wife Bridget wrote 'Shipwreck Index of the British Isles'(Vol's 1-6) a monumental work with details of 45,000 ships. Along with Alan Jones, they manage the website:
Maritime Libraries in the UK :
Aberdeen, Cumbria, East India Company, Liverpool, Shipwrecks, Wales
“Reproduced by kind permission of the Maritime Information Association”