Shipping Gazettes

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

'The Shipping and Mercantile Gazette' issued everyday but Sunday. 'Morning Summary' lists where ships are heading and who has returned, those that are for sale and wanted, and a summary of casualties. Main paper has many articles about world shipping news, shipping and maritime intelligence, shares, and wind chart. 'Ships Loading and Dock Directory' compiles destinations of ships along with those loading around the country, and presents a tide table for the month. 'The Homeward-bound List' names all ships that are returning to the UK (This is sometimes contained in the supplements).

Conditions Governing Access

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Donated by Robin Craig, Maritime Historian. Documents originally housed at Blaydes House