DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE AT
GLAMORGAN RECORD OFFICE, CARDIFF REGARDING SHIPPING AND
SHIPPING COMPANIES The following is a brief resume of the documents on ships, shipping and seamen at the
Cardiff Office of Glamorgan Record Office :-
Arbitration Awards 1902 - 1917; relating to various ships and companies
Arbitration Awards, Collision Records etc relating to:-
SS Alliance and SS Weardale 1878
SS Cardiff and SS Lisbon 1919
SS Bille 1925
SS Pengreep 1927
SS Drayton Manor and SS Bardistan 1928
SS Pengam 1929
SS Marchioness of Bute and Tug Pharos 1929
SS Lichtenfels and SS Ochilbane 1931
SS Hercules 1937
SS Llangollen and Dutch ship Thea 1937
SS Sil 1938
Barry Pilotage Board records - includes lists of Barry Pilots, apprenticeship records etc.
Phillip Roderick has extracted the names of pilots from these records.
Board of Trade Enquiries into shipping accidents, losses etc. These are not necessarily all
Cardiff ships but relate to hearings held at Cardiff. In most cases they are either Cardiff ships or the
accident/loss happened in the environs of Cardiff.
I have indexed the enquiries on line. They are included in my index to shipping records held at
Cardiff. or separately.
Cardiff Crew Agreements 1863 - 1913 - the actual agreements are held in an outside
repository and need to be ordered in advance, but there are manuscript indexes by ship number which
record the names of ships, masters and owners, the years of the agreements and the official ship
I have put on line the index to Crew Agreements, by name of Master.
Cardiff Pilotage Board records - includes registers of pilots licenses granted, details of
individual pilots and their families, registers of pilot cutters licenced, minute books of the Board,
apprenticeship details - covers the period from 1862 to 1950s. Philip Roderick has extracted the
names of pilots from these indexes. Some of this data is published by Glamorgan FHS.