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About Census of Merchant Seamen The Census began on 1 April , except in Alaska where it began on 1 October because of harsh weather conditions expected in April. For the first time in the U.S. Census Bureau enumerated merchant seamen serving on U.S. flag merchant vessels on a special Merchant Seamen schedule. The merchant seamen who were aboard ship on the vessel where they were employed on April 1, were enumerated in the Crews of Vessels Schedules even though they may have maintained residences with their families on shore in the intervals between their employment on different vessels. The Census began on 1 April , except in Alaska where it began on 1 October because of harsh weather conditions expected in April. For the first time in the U.S. Census Bureau enumerated merchant seamen serving on U.S. flag merchant vessels on . Discover more about US Census Merchant Seamen. The United States sometimes issues special schedules to accompany a census in order to find out additional information about the population. In the census, this merchant seamen schedule was issued to count the numbers of sailors and ships operating out of U.S. ports.
A census is an official list of the people in a particular area at a given time, while voter lists show those who were registered to vote in a certain area. The valuable information found on census records helps you to understand your family in their time and place. Voter Lists serve as a confirmation of residence in between the years that the census was taken. Seamen's Books. Every seaman employed on a Luxembourg flagged vessel must hold a Luxembourg seaman's book. The Commissariat aux affaires maritimes is responsible for issuing Seamen’s Books. Apply for a Luxembourg seaman's book. To get the Application form, please contact us: [email protected] Although the census was taken on 26 April the returns were destroyed by fire (in an accident and not after bombing) during the Second World War.  A mini census was held on 24 April using a 10% sample of the population. This was the first and only time the UK government has used a quinquennial census    Release of. TRACING SEAMEN ON BRITISH CENSUSES Debbie Beavis Seamen on shore on census night were enumerated in the same way as the general public, in the place where they spent that night. There was no provision made for recording seamen at sea on census night.
The United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in , with details about a household’s occupants that include birthplaces, occupations, education, citizenship, and income. Census of Merchant Seamen. What is a "Seaman's book", and can it really replace a passport for some or all immigration purposes? Even Wikipedia the all-knowing does not seem to know, although it contains many tantalizing references. For example, if you click on both entries for A you will see that the first entry on the list directs you to a search of "U.S. Federal Census - Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes" and the second entry on the list directs you to a search of . census which includes all named mariners, along with an index of vessel. names available on microfiche. The Royal Navy was separately enumerated and are similarly indexed but on separate fiche. TRACING THE DEATHS OF BRITISH MERCHANT SEAMEN AT SEA. The following information may be of interest to those who wish to trace the.