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Bangor University
Captain R. E. Thomas Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CRET

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Captain R. E. Thomas Papers

Short Title: Captain R. E. Thomas Papers

Creation date(s): 1905-1950's

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 7 items

Name of creator(s): Captain R. E. Thomas

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Captain R. E. Thomas served as the master of the SS Eastern Prince, the SS Afghan Prince and the SS Burmese Prince, before and during the First World War. From 1934-1950 he successfully organised the reunions of the Master Mariners of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and West Wales.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: File of correspondence, newspaper cuttings, photographs and accounts relating to the reunions of the Master Mariners of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and West Wales.
Log books of the SS Eastern Prince, 1906-1908, the SS Afghan Prince, 1912-1915. Copies of portage accounts of the SS Afghan Prince, 1905-1912, sent home for safe custody when submarine warfare commenced during the First World War and of the SS Burmese Prince, 1915-1916.
Typescript notes on the history, growth and development of Pwllheli, Caernarfonshire.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 10472-10476, 17663

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Pwllheli (Wales) | History
Ship captains | Wales
Voyages and travels

Personal names
Thomas , R. E. , Captain

Corporate names
Afghan Prince (Ship)
Burmese Prince (Ship)
Eastern Prince (Ship)

Places
Pwllheli (Wales)

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