London and District Coasting and Short Sea Tramp Shipowners' Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The archive consists of one series - minutes of, and correspondence regarding committee meetings, 1946-1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

The London and District Coasting and Short Sea Tramp Shipowners' Association was founded in 1946. It met monthly at the Chamber of Shipping, and its main aim was representing the interests of tramp ship owners. As a local society member of the Chamber of Shipping, the Association had two representatives on the Chamber's Council, and was also closely linked with the London Deep Ship Tramp Shipowners' Association.

Reference: London and District Coasting and Short Sea Tramp Shipowners' Association minutes, 1946-1952(MSS.367/LDC/1/1)

Conditions Governing Access

The archive is open to bona fide researchers

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for this corporate body.

Custodial History

The archive was deposited by the Chamber of Shipping in December 1995, as part of the larger British Shipping Federation deposit.