Canada. Registrar of Shipping (Hamilton, Ontario)

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Canada. Registrar of Shipping (Hamilton, Ontario)

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The Registrar of Shipping in Hamilton, Ontario documented the ownership of small vessels and large passenger and freight ships, by administering and tracking ownership, transfers in ownership and vessel name changes. The registrar documented the particulars of vessels through builder's certificates and ship surveys, and also compiled various correspondence, as well as reports for shipwrecks, strandings and collisions.


Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Registrar of Shipping

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