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Ancestry.com. Bremen, Germany Ships Crew Lists, 1815-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
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Staatsarchiv Bremen. 4,24, Seemannsamt Bremen:
-E.4: Musterungen der Grönlandfahrer 1815-1872 (FS 5363).
-E.5: Anmusterungen von Seeleuten in Bremen, chronologisch 1815-1835 (FS 5363).
-E.6: Heuerbuch des Bremer Wasserschouts 1821-1837 Juli 1 (FS 5364).
-E.7: Musterungslisten der Schiffe, geführt vom Bremer Wasserschout 1837 Juli – 1873 Mai (FS 5364-5368).
-G.3: Kahnschiffer Musterungen, chronologisches Verzeichnis 1862-1914 (FS 5388).
-G.4: Musterungsverzeichnis der Schlepp- und Passagierschiffe auf der Weser 1859-1917 (FS 5388).
-G.6: Verzeichnis der auf der Weser fahrenden Mannschaften 1895-1905 (FS 5389).

About Bremen, Germany Ships Crew Lists, 1815-1917

This database is a collection of thousands of ship crew lists from Bremen, Germany. The crew lists cover the years 1815-1917. Information contained in this database about the crew members includes:

  • Name
  • Birth year or age
  • Birthplace
  • Residence
  • Ship name
  • Captain’s name
  • Date mustered in
  • Destination

Additional information such as the individual’s position in the crew, wage, citizenship, and type and size of ship sailed on might also be available by viewing the corresponding image. These lists cover crews on cargo ships, shipping, fishing, and whaling vessels, passenger ships, and small river crafts.

For additional information about your crew member ancestor, try searching the following related database: Bremen, Germany Sailors Registry, 1837-1917

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