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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-041
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1950-1951
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): Sutherland | A G R | fl 1950 | merchant sailor


Administrative/Biographical history:

The British Tanker Company were based at Gresham House, Old Broad Street 1916-8, 23 Great Winchester Street 1919-21, 181-193 London Wall 1922-4 and Britannic House Finsbury Circus 1925-56. The company was the marine transport arm of the Anglo Persian Oil Company, later known as British Petroleum (BP). The British Renown was part of their tanker fleet, built in 1928 by Sir James Laing and Sons Limited.


Scope and content/abstract:

Journal of A G R Sutherland, apprentice on the Merchant Vessel "British Renown".

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One item.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This volume was donated to Guildhall Library in 1994. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January to May 2011.

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