Records of the Thames Shipyard

Manuscripts Collection 155

Overview of the Records

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Thames Shipyard (New London, Conn.)
Title: Records of the Thames Shipyard
Dates: 1890-1956
Extent: 13 volumes
Abstract: The collection of business records includes several “hauling books” containing information on the hauling and launching of vessels. There are also daybooks, time books, and miscellaneous accounts.
Identification: Coll. 155

History of Thames Shipyard (New London, Conn.)

The Thames Shipyard was established in New London, Connecticut around 1900.

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Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.


Shipbuilding–Connecticut–New London
Shipyards–Connecticut–New London

Document Types:

Time books

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 155, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Detailed Description of the Records

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.


Volumes; 1890-1956
1 “Haulling Book # 1”; ca. 1901-1911
2 “Haulling Book # 2”; ca. 1912-1925
3 “Haulling Book # 3”; ca. 1920-1935
4 Hauling and Launching Record; 1941 Jan-1956 Dec
5 Hauling Information, “Walter S. Eldredge Dock Master 1955”
6 “Hauling Time”; ca. 1906-1923
7 Hauling Accounts; ca. 1923-1941
8 Time Book; 1903
9 Time Book; 1904-1905
10 Daily Journal; ca. 1948-1952
11 Record of Daily Charges; ca.1910-1912
12 Record of Daily Charges; ca.1915-1923
13 “Bill Book”; ca. 1918-1930

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