Index of British Fisherman and Merchant Seamen taken Prisoner of War 1914-1918

Transcript Copyright Marcus Bateman 2012.

This is an index of an original document held at the National Archives reference MT 9/1238 "List of Mercant Seamen and Fishermen detained as Prisoners of War in Germany, Austria-Hungary and Turkey,Board of Trade Printed List 31st May 1918" printed by the Board of Trade.

Transcipts of related civilian/merchant seamen POW records held at the National Archives are avilable at MT9 Merchant Seamen POW Project

This index is partially UNCHECKED and therefore a work in progress. Any corrections or amendments very welcome.

"ON" = Official Number [of the ship]

CODE = " POW Camp Code. Seamen and Fisher are interned at Ruhleben unless indicated otherwise by a use of one ogf the following Codes"

A = Wahmbeck Post Bodenfelde
B = Munster
C = Doeberitiz
D = Holzminden (a/d Weser)
E = Saltau
F = Hameln
G = Altdamm bei Stettin, Pomerania
H = Clausthal
I = Frankfurt on Oder
J = Brandenburg
K = Dulmen
L = Unknown
M = Trier (Mosel)
6 = Laibach
7 = Drosendorf
8 = Unknown

N = Furtenberg
O = Dyrotz
P = Parchim
Q = Bad Colberg
R = Neu Strelitz
S = Karlsruhe
T = Schweidnitz
U = Heidelberg
V = Havelberg
W = Gustrow
X = Strohen
Y = Beeskow
Z = Blankenberg
1 = Koprivnica Croatia
2 = Salzerbad
3 = Deutsch Gabel, Bohemia
4 = Gratz
5 = Grossau

 

QUERY ON POW WHERE SURNAME OR SHIP = sheldrake

CODESURNAMEFIRSTOCCUPATIONADDRESSTOWNCOUNTYBIRTHSHIPCOMMENTS
N JOHNSON CHARLES STANLEY MASTER 21 ALGIERS ROAD LADYWELL 1859 SHELDRAKE ON 104568
N PERRY EDWIN H FIRST ENGINEER 18 THIRD AVENUE HEATON NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE NBL 1879 SHELDRAKE ON 104568