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Registry of Shipping and Seamen

Births & Deaths

Deaths are registered and a paper enquiry held for deaths occuring on UK registered vessels or in UK waters

Information leaflet Deaths at Sea explained

Campaign Medals

Campaign Medals for WWII and post war are issued to Merchant Seafarers or close family members if deceased, upon receipt of proof of sea service in specific theatres of war.

List of post war medals issued

Email enquiries to Seafarers_Registry@mcga.gov.uk

Tel. 029 20448844

Historical Information

Please read the attached information leaflet regarding records as most have been transferred out of the Registry of Shipping & Seamen

Information leaflet/historical records