Disclaimer: as this material was published in 2004, I have tried to update the websites (2016), but internet addresses often change.
The title is:
Maritime Information : a guide to libraries and sources of information in the United Kingdom. by Fenton, Briody and Macdonald. 2004. 1901703452
Archives for Wales: http://archiveswales.org.uk/index.php?id=1030
Almwich Industrial Heritage Trust (AIHT)
|Copyright: Penny Allen|
Special Collections: Local ship builders Treweek, Cox, Paynter, and William Thomas; ship owners; mine owners and workers; breweries; tobacco companies.
Angelesy County Record Office.
Special Collections: Crew lists, port of Beaumaris, Register General of Shipping and Seamen; Board of Trade Marine maps and plans; Records of ports and harbours; Records of seafaring careers of individual seafarers; Records of ships; Anglesey RNLI.
Specific companies and groups: William Thomas and Sons. Amlwch Port; W.H. Owen (1825-1896), Plas Penrhyn, owners of many Liverpool-based ships.
Bangor University College
Archifdy Y Brifysgol / Archives Department
Special Collections: Penrhyn estate documents, 13th-20th centures; Charts from 17th-20th centuries
Caernarfon Harbour Trust
Special Collections: Documents of maritime interest deposited with Gwynedd Archive Service, Caernarfon
Carmarthenshire Archive Service
suggest contacting via : http://archiveswales.org.uk/index.php?id=1030
www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/english/education/archives (broken link)
Special Collections: Register of ships, Carmarthen, 1839-1849; Register of ships, Llanelli, 1824-1885; Register of fishing boats, Llanelli, 1902-1943; Register of transactions, Llanelli 1825-1931; Shipping lists 1863-1913; Crew agreements of Carmarthen and Llanelli registered ships.
Special Collections: Records of HM Customs and Excise: shipping registers for Aberystwyth, 1824-1925; record of sailings from Aberystwyth, 1794-1799; some crew agreements, 1863-1897; log books: Aberystwyth harbour records, c.1900-1914; Marine Board of Trade maps, 19th-20th century; shipping register for Cardigan, 1855-1869; port book for Aberystwyth, 1854-1901 (with gaps).
Flintshire Record Office
Subject Coverage: Shipping; shipbuilding; River Dee; fishing; wharves; docks; harbours; ports; lighthouses and piers.
Special Collections: Dee and Clwyd River Authority MSS; Shipping records (Registrar of Shipping and Seamen); Shipping registers; Board of Trade marine maps; Photographs.
Specific Companies and groups: Dee and Clwyd River Authority; J. Crichton and Co. Ltd. shipbuilders. Saltney (mainly photographs)
Gwent County Record Office
Special Collections: West Wales Steamship Company records, 1910-1997; Newport Dock Company; deeds, 1829-1851; History of the ports and docks of Newport, Alexandra and Chepstow; Bills of sale of the ships Unity, Tredegar and Nye, 1807-1829; Share certificates and notices of the AGM of the Great Ship Co. Ltd., 1859; Agreements, crew lists etc. of the ships Sir George Eliot and Lady Tredegar registered at Newport, 1889-1899; Deed of partnership of Alexandra Docks, Newport, 1910-1981; Notes by TT Birkbeck re HMS Foudroyant; Notes by Sir H Nicholas re Lord Nelson, including extracts of his letters.
Gwynedd Archives Service - Dolgellau
Special Collections: Crew lists, merchant ships agreements and official log books of Aber Dyfi ships, 1863-1913 Barmouth; Harbour Trust papers, 1797-1930; Lister family papers including documents relating to the List fleet, 1890-1911 and collection of photographs; Maritime records from the Sailors' Institute, Barmouth including sea charts (19th century); Mercantile Navy Lists' and maritime directories, 1896-1917; Lloyd's Registers, 1910-1917; Slate quarrying; Tryweryn Papers.
Holyhead Maritime Museum
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Special Collections:Artefacts belonging to Captain John MacGregor Skinner, 1760-1832
Specific companies and groups: LNWR, LMS, British Railways; Sealink and Stena Line.
Museum of Welsh Life
Special Collections: Welsh life including freshwater and inshore fishing, coracles and nets.
National Waterfront Museum
National Library of Wales
Special Collections: Welsh Political Archive; maritime resources
Maritime Libraries in the UK :
Aberdeen, Cumbria, East India Company, Liverpool, Shipwrecks, Wales
“Reproduced by kind permission of the Maritime Information Association”