This is part 2, covering BT 124/7 - 10. Registers of Certificates of Service of masters and mates aboard foreign-going British merchant ships kept by the General Registry and Record Office of Seamen (RGSS) and its successor. These volumes register certificates which were awarded to already serving officers. They compliment other British archives registers of Merchant seaman. The cards on Ancestry.com are the application records held by the National Maritime Museum. Those cards include data up to the date of application. Our records in most cases include later voyages or correct records on a seaman's service. Our research guide explains more on the Merchant Seaman records we hold: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/officers-merchant-navy/ We will continue to add further records, splitting in to projects for easier management. There are approximately 130 films to be transcribed in total.
All works are fully transcribed.