Crew List Column Definitions

ColumnDescription
CrewIDUnique identifier for each single crew list entry
VesselIDVessel identifier
Vessel_nameVessel name
RigVessel's rig on this voyage. See rig table.
VoyageIDVoyage identifier
DepartureDate vessel departed on voyage
PortPort of registry or departure (“Hailing Port”)
Customs_houseCustom house district
DestinationDestination as declared at the beginning of the voyage.
SourceSource of this crew list. Contains "AWOV" if this is the record of a master from the Voyages database.
ImagesLinks to scanned images of the original crew list documents, if available.
Sequence
Name_firstCrew member's first name
Name_lastCrew member's last name
Birthplace
Residence_cityIn most cases, the complete residence information from the original document appears in this column.
Residence_state
Residence_country
Citizenship
Age
Height_feetHeight is given as full feet in this column plus inches in the next
Height_inchesDecimal inches
Skin
Hair
Eye
RankCrew member's position or rank. Other than "Master" this information was not provided on official crew lists, but it has been added into the database from other sources.
LayCrew member's fraction of the proceeds of the voyage. This information was not provided on official crew lists, but it has been added into the database from other sources.
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