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Eggins, Douglas George, Master Mariner (fl 1894-1958)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0064 EGG
Held at: National Maritime Museum
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Full title: Eggins, Douglas George, Master Mariner (fl 1894-1958)
Date(s): [1922-1958]
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 8 vols
Name of creator(s): Eggins | Douglas George | fl 1894-1958 | master mariner


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in Bristol, Eggins spent several years at sea and in 1922 gained a master's ticket. In that year he became a Falmouth pilot, retiring in 1958.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Douglas George Eggins, consisting of eight day books, forming a continuous record between 1922 and 1958 of all the ships which he piloted in and out of Falmouth Bay and Harbour, together with the fees charged. There is also a typescript of the scheduled times of movement of craft before D-Day, 1944.

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Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue online at the: National Maritime Museum website .

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were presented by Mr Eggins in 1968.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Edited by Sarah Drewery, Jun 2011.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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