Roy G. Roberts Collection

 

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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Roy G. Roberts

Scope and Contents of the Papers

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

   

Overview of the Collection

 Repository:G.W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
 Creator:Roberts, Roy G. (1914-2006)
 Title:Roy G. Roberts Collection
 Dates:1938-1964
 Extent:752 pieces/ 5 volumes
 Abstract:Collection, 1938-1964, consists mainly of U.S. Merchant Service instructor training manuals for Sheepshead Bay, New York, New York and officer's training at Fort Trumbull, New London, Connecticut. It also contains logbooks and papers related to shipping.
 Identification:Coll. 337
 Accession number:MC 2006.77

Biography of Roy G. Roberts

Served in the U.S. Merchants Services, achieving the rank of Lieutenant (J.G.) during World War II. His civilian rank after the war was Chief Mate. It appears that he may have been an instructor or student at the training facility at Sheepshead Bay, N.Y. and officer's training facility at Fort Trumbull, New London, Conn. during World War II at which time the Merchant Service alternated between the War Shipping Department and the U. S. Coast Guard.

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Scope and Contents of the Papers

This collection is organized chronologically as follows:

Series 1: Navigation workbooks, logbooks and worksheets; 1942-1946

Series 2: Training materials; undated

Series 3: Papers; 1938-1964

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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.

 

Persons:

Roberts, Roy G., 1914-2006

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Benjamin Williams (Steamship)
Cape Comfort (Steamship)
Clara Barton (Steamship)
Edward Sparrow (Steamship)
Hagerstown Victory (Steamship)
Kenmar (Steamship)
Ray K. Johnson (Watercraft)

Places:

Fort Trumbull (New London, Conn. : Fort)
Sheepshead Bay (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:

Navigation
United States Maritime Service
United States. Coast Guard--Officers--Training of

Document Types:

Logbooks
Papers
Training manuals

Occupations:

Seaman

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 337, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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

            
 
Series 1: Navigation workbooks and logbooks. 1942-1946, undated
BoxFolder
11 Navigation workbook and worksheets; 1942-1944 (51 pieces)
 2 Logbook, CLARA BARTON(Steamship); 1943-1944 (1 Volume)
 3 Logbook, EDWARD SPARROW (Steamship) and RAY K. JOHNSON (Watercraft); 1945 (1 Volume)
 4 Logbook, RAY K. JOHNSON (Watercraft), HAGERSTOWN VICTORY (Steamship) and CAPE COMFORT(Steamship); 1945 (1 volume)
 5 Logbook, BENJAMIN WILLIAMS (Steamship); 1946 (1 volume)
 
Series 2: Instructor training manuals. undated
BoxFolder
21 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (68 pieces)
 2 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (67 pieces)
 3 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (62 pieces)
 4 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (43 pieces)
 5 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (82 pieces)
 6 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (67 pieces)
BoxFolder
31 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (45 pieces)
 2 Sheepshead Bay, New York; undated (56 pieces)
 3 Fort Trumbull, New London, Conn.; 43 pieces (43 pieces)
 4 Fort Trumbull, New London, Conn.; undated (75 pieces)
 5 Miscellaneous training materials; 1942-1943 (25 pieces)
 
Series 3: Papers. 1938-1964
BoxFolder
36 Papers pertaining to cargo handling; 1938-1964, undated (53 pieces)
 7 Calmar Steamship Corp. papers; 1944-1945, undated (15 pieces)

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