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Dalhousie University Archives: Shipping Archives
In addition to the captain's papers in the private Manuscript Section, and the shipping records in the Business Archives, there is a large collection of Nova Scotian, New Brunswick, and Liverpool, England shipping registers c.1817-1920; Naval Office returns for both Canada and the West Indies,c.1700-1820; British Board of Trade Wreck Register, 1854-1898; and British Mercantile Navy Lists, 1857-1919. The bulk of this material is on microfilm purchased from the National Archives of Canada and the Public Record Office in London. In 1995 Dalhousie Archives purchased the Northern Shipwreck Database, covering vessels lost in Canada and the eastern United States, and post-1868 Canadian vessels lost in other parts of the world.

Websites that may be of interest:
A guide to Maritime history information on the Internet
Shipping terminology with a Prince Edward Island slant
The Maritime History Virtual Archives