Steamboat-Inspection Service Certificates and Licenses (Coll. 130)


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Overview of the Records

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Records

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: United States. Steamboat-Inspection Service
Title: Steamboat-Inspection Service Certificates and Licenses
Dates: 1853-1910
Extent: ca. 60 volumes
Abstract: The collection contains certificates and documents issued to steam-powered water craft by the Steamboat Inspection Service, Dept. of Commerce and Labor, primarily through the districts of New London and New Haven, Connecticut. Also includes pilots, masters, and engineers certificates; inspection certificates for passenger and freight steamers, towing and ferry boats, and steam yachts; and miscellaneous documentation relating to steam boilers, licenses extended, and licenses suspended.
Identification: Coll. 130

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Places:

New Haven (Conn.)
New London (Conn.)

Subjects:

Cargo ships--Connecticut
Ferries--Connecticut
Passenger ships--Connecticut
Pilots and pilotage--Connecticut
Steam-boilers--Connecticut
Steam yachts--Connecticut
Steamboats--Connecticut
Towboats--Connecticut

Document Types:

Certificates--Connecticut
Licenses--Connecticut

Occupations:

Shipmasters--Connecticut
Steam engineers--Connecticut

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 130, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Records

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Pilot's Certificates; 1853-1892
Volume
1 Pilot's Certificates (New London); 1853 Mar 22-1855 Sep 2
2 Pilot's Certificates (New London); 1856 Mar 17-1863 Jun 8
3 Steamboat Pilot's Certificates (New London); 1860 Oct 31-1869 Jun 9
4 Steamboat Pilot's Certificate, renewals (New London); 1869 Jun 14-1869 Dec 29
5 Pilots Licensed; 1874 Jul-1892 Dec
6 Index to Pilot's Licenses; 1870-1873
7 Index to Licenses Issued-Pilots; 1874-1892
Engineer's Certificates; 1853-1909
Volume
8 Engineer's Certificates (New London); 1853 Mar 22-1855 Jul 2
9 Engineer's Certificates (New London); 1855 Oct 2-1867 Nov 10
10 Steamboat Engineer's Licenses, original, (New London); 1867 Nov 15-1869 Dec 10
11 Engineers Licensed; 1893-1909
12 Index to Engineer's Licenses; 1870-1886
13 Index to Licenses Issued-Engineers; 1887-1893
Miscellaneous Documentation; 1857-1905
Volume
14 Index to Licenses Issued-Masters; 1874-1891
15 Certificate of Inspection of Hulls & Steam Boilers (New London); 1853 Jul 18-1857 Jun 6
16 Record of Tensile Tests of Samples of Boiler Plates; 1898 May-1905 Jun
17 Approval and Extension of Licenses; 1880 Feb 17-1884 Oct 14
18 Refusal and Suspension of Licenses; 1886 Oct-1896 Jan
Inspection Certificates; Passenger Steamers, Towing Boats, Freight Steamers, Ferry Boats; 1854-1910
Volume
19 Inspection Certificates (New London); 1854 Jun 13-1860 Sep 26
20 Inspection Certificates (New London); 1860 Oct 16-1867 May 25
21 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1867 May 31-1872 Mar 14
22 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1874 Jul 2-1878 Jun 12
23 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1878 Jun 18-1880 Dec 14
24 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1881 Feb 7-1887 Jun 28
25 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1887 Aug 31-1892 Dec 3
26 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1893 Jan 28-1898 Dec 27
27 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1899 Jan 11-May 10
28 Passenger Steamers (New London); 1899 May 18-1906 Apr 7
29 Passenger Steamers, 100 Gross Tons (New London); 1906 May 17-1910 Nov 16
30 Towing Boats (New London); 1867 May 13-1872 Jan 16
31 Freight Steamers (New London); 1867 Apr 13-1872 Mar 9
32 Ferry Boats (New London); 1868 May 15-1872 Feb 3
33 Steam Ferry Boats (New London); 1881 Apr 23-1899 May 11
34 Steam Ferry Boats (New London); 1899 May 18-1899 Dec 17
35 Steam Ferry Boats, 100 Gross Tons (New London); 1910 Mar 23-Oct 22
36 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1874 Jul 3-1877 Jul 27
37 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1877 Aug 4-1880 May 13
38 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1880 May 11-Dec 28
39 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1881 Feb 12-1885 Dec 23
40 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1885 Dec 30-1890 Aug 16
41 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1890 Aug 27-1894 Dec 3
42 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1895 Jan 11-1899 May 17
43 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers (New London); 1899 May 18-1907 Feb 9
44 Freight, Towing, and Other Steamers, 100 Gross Tons (New London); 1907 Mar 8-1910 Dec 19
Inspection Certificates; Yachts; 1877-1910
Volume
45 Yachts (New London); 1877 Jun 4-1879 Apr 9
46 Yachts (New London); 1879 Apr 17-Dec 16
47 Yachts (New London); 1880 Apr 6-Oct 19
48 Yachts (New London); 1881 Feb 9-Aug
49 Yachts (New London); 1881 Aug-1883 May
50 Yachts (New London); 1885 May 6-1887 Jul 23
51 Yachts (New London); 1887 Jul 12-1889 Aug 28
52 Yachts (New London); 1889 Aug-1891 Jul
53 Yachts (New London); 1891 Jul-1892 Nov 14
54 Yachts (New London); 1893 Apr-Sep
55 Yachts (New London); 1894 Jan 8-Oct 2
56 Yachts (New London); 1908 Aug 26-1910 Sep 10
57 Yachts (New London); 1895 Jul 25-1898 Sep
58 Yachts (New London); 1899 May 9-1903 Jun 4
59 Yachts (New London); 1903 Jun 8-1910 Mar 24
60 Yachts (New London); 1908 Sep 14-1909 Jul 9

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