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Locating passenger list for fatal voyage of SS Galway Castle?

The passenger list for the final voyage of the SS Galway Castle is available at Ancestry courtesy of the National Archives (UK). The twist is that the passenger list is under a different ship's name, ...
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Missing Ship / Passenger record?

The manifest got his names switched. (That is, the clerk wrote Leonidas in the "Family Name" column and V. Zotos in the "Given Name" column.) Index: https://www.familysearch.org/...
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Passenger manifests - internal sailings uk?

Passenger lists were not required for travel within the UK, or even between the UK and Europe. See TNA Passenger Lists Guide. The one exception to that is when "a ship called at more than one European ...
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Route of ships going from Norway to US in 1912

The Scandinavian America Line went from Copenhagen via Christiana (Oslo) to New York round the north side of the British Isles according to the map on http://www.norwayheritage.com/scandinavian-...
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Finding details about an immigration from England to New Zealand / Australia

Re Ships:- I have several URLs - this one appears to be fruitful: "Books, boxes and Boats", which includes an option CLIP Vessel Data by Ship Name If you search for ships starting with "...
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Information on a ship called the "Bancroft"

I couldn't find a copy of the 1881 edition of the Lloyds Register of Shipping online (it's possible that your local reference library may have a copy). The nearest volume that I could find is the 1883 ...
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Locating passenger list for fatal voyage of SS Galway Castle?

In cases like this, I often search for the ship itself and mine those websites and newspaper accounts for clues about where records might be found. Newspapers of the day may not have accurate ...
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Tracing Hitchcox migration Liverpool-Adelaide in 1854 on ships Constance and Antelope?

I have found the following information about the Ship Constance and also the Antelope. As I can see it this will tie in all your information and solve some of your problems. Shipping Gazette and ...
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Traveling from Russia in 1906

When you say you know the ship, do you mean you know the ship's name or have you seen the passenger list (image)? The passenger list page headers in that period should have originating port ...
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Was HMS Cumberland of 1748-1750 a fireship?

One clue I would consider is the rank mentioned for the individual in the linked question. The Steward in 18th century British navy was a civil position, hired by the Captain. If we look at Wikipedia ...
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Finding details about an immigration from England to New Zealand / Australia

This answer is a stub and may be fleshed out later. Can we find the paperwork showing the date of the sailing (May 1919)? May 1919 is within the date range of Outward Passenger lists we can search ...
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Verifying a record of a death on board an emigrant ship?

According to the UK Gov website, the GRO at Southport keeps “Marine deaths” from 1837 onwards, if the death was on board a British Vessel. You haven’t said what flag the Argyle was. If it was British ...
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Finding information on Emigration ships (UK to US) in 1841

This problem is a good illustration of how we can create problems for ourselves by extracting information from records and leaving the context behind. Scrolling back two images on the microfilm (New ...
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Ship Manifest vs Passenger List

For the chosen example of Ellis Island, you are trying to make a distinction where no distinction exists. A passenger list (which might be a passenger arrival or passenger departure list) in this ...
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Finding departure dates from port of Bremen?

Since the Main's last voyage to New York was in 1890, I can't get an estimate of the transit time from a later passenger list. One possibility is to look at the Main's sister ships and see what the ...
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Locating passenger list for fatal voyage of SS Galway Castle?

I can contribute three names to the passenger list that you seek. My grandmother Margaret Malcolm was traveling with my father Douglas Malcolm and infant uncle George on the Galway Castle when it was ...
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Locating passenger list for fatal voyage of SS Galway Castle?

My grandmother and mother aged 3 were aboard The Galway Castle when it was torpedoed and were two of the fortunate survivors. I have just unearthed two cuttings one from (I think) a Bath Local paper &...
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Tracing Hitchcox migration Liverpool-Adelaide in 1854 on ships Constance and Antelope?

The answer from @JanMurphy stimulated me to look harder, and provided some pointers in which direction to proceed. By doing that I found: The Ozships website records that the Constance arrived at ...
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