Captain R. E. Thomas Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

File of correspondence, newspaper cuttings, photographs and accounts relating to the reunions of the Master Mariners of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and West Wales.

Log books of the SS Eastern Prince, 1906-1908, the SS Afghan Prince, 1912-1915. Copies of portage accounts of the SS Afghan Prince, 1905-1912, sent home for safe custody when submarine warfare commenced during the First World War and of the SS Burmese Prince, 1915-1916.

Typescript notes on the history, growth and development of Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain R. E. Thomas served as the master of the SS Eastern Prince, the SS Afghan Prince and the SS Burmese Prince, before and during the First World War. From 1934-1950 he successfully organised the reunions of the Master Mariners of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and West Wales.

Arrangement

Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10472-10476, 17663

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Personal Names

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