Contact Maritime Archives and Library
Please check out the online information sheets and frequently asked questions before contacting us as you may find your answer in these guides. Topics covered by the information sheets include how to trace your seafaring ancestors and shipping companies.
Maritime Archives Christmas closure
The Maritime Archives will be closed for Christmas from 19 December 2018 until 6 January 2019 inclusive.
We recommend a personal visit to the archive and library. We are happy to answer enquiries about our collections but are unable to answer enquiries on maritime history nor undertake detailed research into the collections on your behalf. We are unable to provide valuations for items or collections. Please contact your nearest auction house if you require an item or collection valued.
We do not hold:
- Passenger lists or emigration records
- Crew lists
- Official records of merchant seamen
- Official records of Royal Navy personnel
If you wish to find out more about the collections you are interested in before your visit, please either complete the following email form, telephone or write to us at:
Maritime Archives and Library
Merseyside Maritime Museum
0151 478 4424
Maritime Archives enquiry form
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