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New York, Ogdensburg Passenger and Crew Lists, 1948-1972
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Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence, New York, 
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Record Description
Record Type Emigration and Immigration
Record Group RG 85: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
Collection years 1948-1972
Microfilm Publication A3409. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at (1948-1972) and Departing from (1960-1968) Ogdensburg, New York.. 2 rolls.
National Archives Identifier 4477230
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels for the port of Ogdensburg, New York.

  • Roll 1: Arrivals, May 27, 1948-Jan. 2, 1957
  • Roll 2: Arrivals, Oct. 6, 1959-Nov. 28, 1972, and Departures, July 30, 1960-Oct. 31, 1968

The records are arranged in chronological order. The arrival lists mostly contain crew members. It corresponds with NARA publication A3409 part of Record Group 85 Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The collection is arranged chronologically by date of arrival then chronologically by date of departure.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Passenger and Crew Lists

  • Name
  • Length of service
  • Position within the crew
  • Age
  • Nationality
  • When and where signed on to crew

  • Significant remarks
  • Name of vessel
  • Port of departure
  • Date of departure
  • Port of arrival
  • Date of arrival
  • Serial number and form of required foreign service or immigration form

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  • Continue to search the lists to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have immigrated at the same time
  • If your ancestor has an uncommon surname, you may want to obtain the passenger list of every person who shares your ancestor’s surname. You may not know how or if they are related, but the information could lead you to more information about your own ancestors
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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  • Search the indexes and records of other localities
  • Consult the New York Record Finder to find other records

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