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VESSEL NAME - Humanities

Field label
VESSEL NAME
Field mnemonic
VN
Field name
  • Vessel Name
  • Nom du navire
Field definition
This field contains the name and/or type of the vessel associated with the object. The preferred format is the vessel or ship name followed by the standard abbreviation for type of vessel; separate the two by a comma.
Heading
IDENTIFICATION FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter the full name of the vessel(s) in the following format: vessel or ship name, comma, space and then the standard abbreviations to describe the type of vessel. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Military Unit (UNIT).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Reference
Archaeological Resource Management. 1997. Ship Information Database. Federal Archaeology Office, Parks Canada, Ottawa [Internet Web site] http://www.chin.gc.ca Professional Resources [Accessed January 1998].
Examples
  • Titanic, SS
  • Bluenose
  • Gertrude L. Thibaud
  • Sackville, HMCS
  • Acadia, CSS
  • Bonaventure, HMCS
  • P.J. Lawrence
  • Bluenose
  • Gertrude L. Thibaud
  • Titanic, SS ?
  • Sackville, HMCS
  • Acadia CSS
Discipline
  • History
  • Marine
Source
  • User's Conference 1990
Field label (French)
NOM DU NAVIRE
Field mnemonic (French)
NMN

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