An Introduction to British Ships in Indian Waters
Their Owners Crew and Passengers
Date of publication: September 2012
Part I – the East India Company’s Maritime Service
Part II – Country Ships
Part III – A note on Interlopers
Part IV – The Marine Service
Part V – Independently owned commercial (steam) Ships
Appendix 1: Summary of information on Free Mariners and Passengers in Directories
Appendix 2: The Indian Marine Service in the IOR L/F/10 and other Series.
Richard Morgan’s FIBIS Research Guide No 2 is in a class of its own. Information on various aspects of Marine Transport in Indian Waters is very fragmentary and it is a tribute to Richard’s analytical powers and his assimilation of facts that a very worthwhile manual has been produced.