These documents are large bound volumes.
This MT 86 series consists of indexes to marine correspondence between 1851 and 1919. They are arranged under names (persons, institutions and ships) and subjects.
Two example entries from MT 86/144 are shown at
Note : NOT all correspondence referenced by MT 86 registers still exists. So in many cases this (and the entry in MT 85) will be the only remaining references to the correspondence.
The documents which are likely to contain seamen Prisioner of War material are as follows:-
|MT 86/128||Subjects, A-N||1913-1915|
|MT 86/129||Subjects, O-Z||1913-1915|
|MT 86/130||Names, A-L||1914|
|MT 86/131||Names, M-Z||1914|
|MT 86/132||Names, A-L||1915|
|MT 86/133||Names, M-Z||1915|
|MT 86/134||Names, A-L||1916|
|MT 86/135||Names, M-Z||1916|
|MT 86/136||Subjects, A-N||1916-1917|
|MT 86/137||Subjects, O-Z||1916-1917|
|MT 86/138||Names, A-L||1917|
|MT 86/139||Names, M-Z||1917|
|MT 86/140||Names, A-L||1918|
|MT 86/141||Names, M-Z||1918|
|MT 86/142||Subjects, A-N||1918-1919|
|MT 86/143||Subjects, O-Z||1918-1919|
|MT 86/144||Names, A-L||1919|
|MT 86/145||Names, M-Z||1919|