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Michigan, Crew Lists for various ports, 1929-1966
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Record Description
Record Type Crew Lists
Record Group RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Collection years 1929-1966
National Archives Identifier 414
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What is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains crew lists from the following ports in Michigan with corresponding NARA publication number:

  • Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Hancock, Isle Royale, Marquette, Menominee, and Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, January 1946 to January 1957 A3432
  • Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Escanaba, Michigan, May 1946 to November 1956 A3413
  • Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Algonac, Marine City, Marysville, and Roberts Landing, Michigan, May 1937 to January 1957 A3418
  • Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Detour, Michigan, 1946 to 1956 A3421
  • Crew Lists of vessels Arriving at Alpena, Bay City, Mackinac Island, Rogers City, Saginaw, and Saint Clair, Michigan, June 1945 to June 1966 A3430
  • Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Port Huron, Michigan, October 1929 to January 1957 A3443
  • Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at Grand Haven, Manistee, Muskegon, and South Haven, Michigan, May 1948 to December 1956 A3433

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name
  • Length of service
  • Position within the crew
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • When and where signed on to crew
  • Significant remarks
  • Name of vessel
  • Date and port of departure
  • Date and port of arrival

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