Carmarthen was a port of Registry where Certificates of British Registry of vessels were
issued until at least 1849. The Carmarthen record office may help you with more precise
details of what has survived locally.
I have images of copies of the certificates (called Transcripts) sent at the time to
Trinity House and now held at TNA, Kew.
A 23 ton sloop called the Eliza was registered in 1840 at Carmarthen when she was built at
Her master was one Henry Phillips. He was replaced by a Frederick Phillips in 1842. The 13
owners were all from Carmarthen but Henry was not a shareholder.
To find more about this Henry Phillips you need to examine its crew list held at TNA; this
will give you his age and place of birth.
I will send the images to you Russell,
From : dyfed-request(a)rootsweb.com
Date : 23/09/2014 - 08:00
To : dyfed(a)rootsweb.com
Subject : DYFED Digest, Vol 9, Issue 156
Please delete any irrelevant notes when replying to this digest.Today's Topics:
1. Henry Phillips (Mariner?) (Russell Phillips)
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