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Rhode Island, Davisville, Melville, Newport, and Quonset Point, Airplane Passenger and Crew Lists, 1955-1957
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North Kingstown, Washington County and Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, 
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Record Description
Record Type Passenger and Crew Lists
Record Group RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Collection years 1955-1957
Microfilm Publication A3678. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels and Airplanes Arriving at Davisville,Melville,Newport, and Quonset Point, Rhode Island, March 1955-MArch 1957. 1 rolls.
Arrangement Alphabetical by port then by date.
National Archives Identifier 4477246414
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains Passenger and Crew Lists of Airplanes Arriving at the following cities:

  • Davisville, Rhode Island,March 20, 1955-February 26, 1957
  • Melville, Rhode Island, March 21, 1955-March 19, 1957
  • Newport, Rhode Island, March 10,1955-September 6, 1956
  • Quonset Point, New York for the years March 1955 to March 1957

These records correspond with NARA publication A3678 and and are part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

Passenger and Crew list

  • Full name
  • Position in ship’s company
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Nationality
  • Port and date of departure

  • Port and date of entry
  • Name of ship
  • Country of citizenship
  • Date and place of birth
  • Address of last permanent residence
  • Name and address of friend or relative at last address
  • Physical description and distinguishing marks
  • Remarks

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