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The Royal Navy is the principal naval warfare service branch of the British Armed Forces. It can trace its roots back to the 16th century, so it is the oldest service branch and is known as the Senior Service.

Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Genes Reunited
Link:Genes Reunited
Description:Genes Reunited' Military Records
Extra Info:Includes prisoners of war, medal rolls, some service records and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges
Title:Military records
Link:Military records
Description:Ancestry.co.uk's Military records
Extra Info:Find the war heroes in your family in Ancestry.co.uk's millions of service records, medal records, casualty lists and other Army records and Navy records.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Ships
Title:63rd Royal Naval Division in the First World War Trenches
Link:http://www.wereldoorlog1418.nl/RND-Royal-Naval-Div...
Description:63rd Royal Naval Division in the First World War Trenches
Extra Info:An account of the 63rd Royal Naval Division, sailors in the First World War trenches.
Classification:Navy
Title:A Description of the Sights or Instruments for Pointing Guns
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23377348M/A_descrip...
Description:A Description of the Sights or Instruments for Pointing Guns - Sir William Congreve, 1828
Extra Info:Online book.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:A Multimedia History of World War One
Link:http://www.firstworldwar.com/
Description:A Multimedia History of World War One
Extra Info:A site with much information about WWI, details and dates of each battles, source documents, photographs, diaries and much more.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:A Short History of HMS Victory
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL14042027M/A_short_h...
Description:A Short History of HMS Victory - W.J.L.Wharton 1884
Extra Info:An online book about the history of HMS Victory, and includes a list of men aboard the ship.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Admiral Lord Nelson
Link:http://www.admiralnelson.org/
Description:Admiral Lord Nelson
Extra Info:Details of his life, battles, ships and loves.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Officers' Records, Ships, Other
Title:Age of Nelson
Link:http://www.ageofnelson.org/
Description:Age of Nelson
Extra Info:Royal Navy officers who fought in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815, the seamen and marines who fought at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and ships of the old navy.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:Ahoy - Mac's Web Log
Link:http://ahoy.tk-jk.net/
Description:Ahoy - Mac's Web Log of all those who went to sea in ships
Extra Info:Includes British Hospital Ships, torpedoed or mined in WW1, a letter from a survivor of SS Athenia to the HMS Electra, those army personel shot and executed during WWI and many more articles about the ships and wars they fought in.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War II, Discharge / Pension Records
Title:Ann's Pages for Isle of Wight Ancestors
Link:http://www.annbarrett.co.uk/
Description:Ann's Pages for Isle of Wight Ancestors
Extra Info:Snippets about military items, including discharges from the Royal Artillery, soldiers on the island in WWII and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I
Title:Ardleigh's Past - The History of an Essex Village
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Ardleigh's Past - The History of an Essex Village
Extra Info:Look under occupations for a list of militia, military men and navy.
Classification:Navy, Army, Discharge / Pension Records
Title:Bandon, Co. Cork, Ancestors and Genealogy
Link:http://www.bandon-genealogy.com/
Description:Bandon, Co. Cork, Ancestors and Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes some discharge information and admiralty records.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II
Title:Barton upon Humber Town Website
Link:http://www.bartonuponhumber.org.uk/
Description:Barton upon Humber Town Website
Extra Info:Gives details of the men behind the names on the memorial.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Ships
Title:Battle of Jutland
Link:http://archive.org/details/battleofjutlands00bellu...
Description:Battle of Jutland, the sowing and the reaping, Commander Carlyon Bellairs MP, Published 1919
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a chronology of the battle, details about the preparation for the battle and more.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Ships
Title:Battle of Jutland - The Experiences of Officers and Men of the Fleet
Link:https://archive.org/details/fightingatjutlan00fawc...
Description:Battle of Jutland 1916 - The Experiences of Officers and Men of the Fleet
Extra Info:Online book. The personal experiences of 45 officers and men of the British fleet. With and explanation of the battle and a timeline.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Maps
Title:Battle of Jutland 1916
Link:http://www.battle-of-jutland.com/
Description:Battle of Jutland 1916
Extra Info:Includes a background to the battle, profiles of the commanders, descriptions and animations of the battle, details of losses and more.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:Battle of Jutland 1916
Link:http://www.the-weatherings.co.uk/Jutland.html
Description:The Battle of Jutland 1916
Extra Info:Details of the navy ships involved, some with pictures and an overview of the battle.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Ships
Title:Battle of Jutland 1916
Link:https://openlibrary.org/books/OL13504044M/The_batt...
Description:Battle of Jutland 1916 - 31st May - 1st June 1916
Extra Info:Online book. Includes some maps of the location of the ships involved, a description of the battle and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:BEGENT Genealogy
Link:http://www.begent.org/begent.htm
Description:BEGENT Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes WWI information for many BEGENT's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Other
Title:Belper Research Website
Link:http://www.belper-research.com/
Description:Belper Research Website
Extra Info:Includes the war memorial at Crich and deserters from the Belper Regiment of Local Militia, May 1810.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards, Newspapers
Title:Black Sheep Index
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20100722053825/http://w...
Description:Black Sheep Index - Archived Copy
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. The black sheep index is no longer live, however this is a link to an archived copy. Note that some of the files are not available. So Do Not send money or requests for more information.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars
Title:BOYD Family and Information Centre
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20120716201636/http://c...
Description:BOYD Family and Information Centre
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the website. Most features appear to work. There may be some delay in loading.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Napoleonic Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:BREW One Name Study
Link:http://brew.clients.ch/BrewONS.htm
Description:BREW One Name Study
Extra Info:Look under databases for details of BREW's with a military connection.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Britain's Small Wars
Link:http://www.britainssmallwars.co.uk/
Description:Britain's Small Wars - Forgotten Wars
Extra Info:Details of many of Britain's 'forgotten' conflicts, with details of memorials and stories.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:Britains Navy
Link:http://www.britainsnavy.co.uk/
Description:Britains Navy
Extra Info:Includes details of Britains navy, its ships, their battles, operations and history.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Uniforms / Badges, Information
Title:British and Commonwealth Military Badge Forum
Link:http://www.britishbadgeforum.com/
Description:British and Commonwealth Military Badge Forum and Photographs
Extra Info:This is a forum site to help with identification of, or questions about military badges. There are also good clear pictures of badges that may help in your research. Also look under badges awaiting categorisation. Register for free to use the forum.
Classification:Navy, Army, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Maps
Title:British Battles - Analysing and Documenting British Battles
Link:http://www.britishbattles.com/
Description:British Battles - Analysing and Documenting British Battles
Extra Info:Britishbattles.com the site that gives you the battles fought by Britain and its Empire forces from the 18th Century to the end of the 19th Century, illustrated and mapped.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Information
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Births 1761-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Births 1761-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Births 1761-2005
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Information
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Information
Title:British Nationals Armed Forces Marriages 1796-2005
Link:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Marriages 1796-2005
Description:Search British Nationals Armed Forces Marriages 1796-2005
Classification:Navy, Information
Title:British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
Link:British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
Description:British Naval Biographical Dictionary, 1849
Extra Info:Also includes appointments to ships.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Information, Other
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:http://www.britishpathe.com/
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social and military history on film.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Other Transport
Title:British Submarines - A Reference
Link:http://britsub.x10.mx/
Description:British Submarines - A Reference - 1901 to Present
Extra Info:Includes specifications, dates, photographs, many have the names of the commanders and more. Also includes a list of shipmate names, although most from the 1950's or later.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:Burma Star Association
Link:http://www.burmastar.org.uk/
Description:Burma Star Association
Extra Info:The website is dedicted to all those who served in HM and Allied Forces or the Nursing Services in the Burma Campaign of the 1939-45 war. Includes a diary of the campaign and memories of thise who served.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Boer Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Link:http://www.chittenden.com.au/
Description:CHITTENDEN One Name Study
Extra Info:Many military CHITTENDEN's mentioned.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs
Title:Colditz Castle
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20130401063644/http://w...
Description:Colditz Castle - Keeping Alive the Spirit of Colditz
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of the site. Most links still appear to work, but may take a few seconds to load. Includes a list of British officers held at Colditz, details of the escapes and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs
Title:Colonial Film Database
Link:http://colonialfilm.org.uk/
Description:Colonial Film - Moving Images of the British Empire
Extra Info:The website holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 can be viewed online. The archive can be searched by date, country, topic or keyword.
Classification:Navy, Muster / Militia Rolls, Information
Title:Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy
Link:Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy
Description:Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy, 1660-1815
Extra Info:Lists names, dates and rank.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, Discharge / Pension Records, Other
Title:County Clare Library Online Resources
Link:http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/genealogy...
Description:County Clare Library Online Resources
Extra Info:Includes a minute book from the Ennis Volunteers1778, soldiers from North Clare and Kilrush killed in WWI, discharge documents and more. Also look under donated materials.
Classification:Navy, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records
Title:County Donegal 18th and 19th Century Genealogical Transcriptions
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:County Donegal 18th and 19th Century Genealogical Transcriptions
Extra Info:Click on occupation related indexes for some military information, including discharge records, Donegal men mentioned in the Admiralty records and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Museums
Title:D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery
Link:http://www.ddaymuseum.co.uk/
Description:D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs
Title:De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918
Link:De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918
Description:De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918
Extra Info:Marquis De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour features biographies of over 26,000 Army, Navy and Air Force men (both officers and other ranks) killed in the Great War.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Medals / Awards
Title:Debenham - One Place Study
Link:http://www.debenhamfamilyhistory.org.uk/
Description:Debenham - One Place Study
Extra Info:A website for all things relating to the Genealogy and Family History of the village of Debenham in Suffolk.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Museums
Title:Eden Camp Museum
Link:http://www.edencamp.co.uk/
Description:Eden Camp Museum
Extra Info:Located in Ryedale, Yorkshire.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Essex Family History
Link:http://www.essex-family-history.co.uk/
Description:Essex Family History
Extra Info:Click on family history index for war memorials. Includes many war memorials, Essex men who fought for the Canadian forces, those from the Essex regiment/44th who served at the Crimea.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:FERGUSONS of Ireland
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:FERGUSONS of Ireland - One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes FERGUSONS who served in the military, also some militia lists by county.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs
Title:First World War Centenary
Link:http://www.1914.org/
Description:1914.org highlights centenary events and resources from across the globe.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Information
Title:Flags of the World
Link:http://flagspot.net/flags/index.html
Description:Flags of the World
Extra Info:Click on UK, England, Ireland, Isle of Man, Scotland, Wales, Jersey, Guernsey for district/county flags, ensigns, flags of the armed services and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, Aircraft, Ships
Title:Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Archive Index of British Naval Aviation
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20130404115525/http://w...
Description:Fleet Air Arm (FAA) Archive Index of British Naval Aviation
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information sis available, however the search facility may not work.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft
Title:Fleet Air Arm Buccaneer Association
Link:http://www.faaba.co.uk/
Description:Fleet Air Arm Buccaneer Association
Extra Info:Association forl personnel who maintained, flew or supported the Buccaneer aircraft during its service with the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy in the sixties and seventies. Some squadron lists and photographs.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Museums
Title:Fleet Air Arm Museum
Link:http://www.fleetairarm.com/
Description:Fleet Air Arm Museum - Representing the Flying Arm of the Royal Navy
Extra Info:Located in Ilchester, Somerset.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:FOSKETT One Name Study
Link:http://www.foskett-genealogy.co.uk/
Description:FOSKETT One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes FOSKETT military and naval records.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I
Title:Four BRADFORD Brothers - Heroes of WWI
Link:http://www.thebradfordbrothersofwittonpark.org.uk/
Description:Four BRADFORD Brothers - Heroes of WWI
Extra Info:Captain T Bradford DSO D Company, 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, Lieutenant-Commander G N Bradford VC, Royal Navy, Second Lieutenant J B Bradford MC, C Company 18th Battalion, DLI and Brigadier-General R B Bradford VC, MC, 9th Battalion, DLI.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Discharge / Pension Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards
Title:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Link:http://www.gander-name.info/
Description:GANDER / GANDAR One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes many details of military records and often more details than just the name and rank.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II
Title:GLASBY One Name Study
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110129005717/http://g...
Description:GLASBY One Name Study
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. Includes military details of GLASBY's.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Other
Title:Global Shark Attack File
Link:http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
Description:Global Shark Attack File
Extra Info:List of shark attacks worldwide, fatal and non fatal, at least one Wren mentioned from an attack in WW2.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Service Records, Information
Title:Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
Link:Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
Description:Great Britain, Royal Naval Division Casualties of The Great War, 1914-1924
Extra Info:Includes navy, marine and army deaths.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Guardian Newspaper
Link:http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/31/-sp-h...
Description:Guardian Newspaper - How it Covered the Last Century
Extra Info:The newspaper articles cover the period 1899-1999.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Academy / Training / Cadets, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:H.M.S.Vengeance with No. 1850 and No. 812 Royal Navy Squadrons
Link:http://www.hms-vengeance.co.uk/
Description:H.M.S.Vengeance with No. 1850 and No. 812 Royal Navy Squadrons
Extra Info:Includes many crew photographs, history of ships bearing the name, specifications and more.
Classification:Navy
Title:HALE and HAYTER One Name Study
Link:http://www.ourgenealogy.co.uk/tng/hale-ons.php
Description:HALE and HAYTER One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes HALE sea officers of the Royal Navy, look under one name study, other databases.
Classification:Navy
Title:HALE and HAYTER One Name Study
Link:http://www.ourgenealogy.co.uk/tng/hale-ons.php
Description:HALE and HAYTER One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes HALE's who were commissioned sea officers of the Royal Navy, 1660-1815.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Information
Title:Hansard 1803-2005
Link:http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/
Description:Hansard 1803-2005 - The Official Reports of Debate in Parliament
Extra Info:Information on the site is generated from the publicly available files. Material on this site remains under Parliamentary Copyright. Within these copyright constraints, you are encouraged to use and to explore the information provided.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Hartlepool's Maritime Experience
Link:http://www.hartlepoolsmaritimeexperience.com/
Description:Hartlepool's Maritime Experience
Extra Info:Located in Hartlepool.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:Historical Maritime Society
Link:http://www.hms.org.uk/
Description:Historical Maritime Society
Extra Info:A naval re-enactment society for the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Includes detailed histories of Nelson and the Napoleonic wars, with information about the duties of crew aboard ship.
Classification:Navy
Title:History: Royal Navy
Link:http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20101001...
Description:Timeline and History of the Royal Navy
Extra Info:History, Leaders, Ships and Battles.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Antrim Association
Link:http://www.hmsantrim.co.uk/
Description:HMS Antrim Association
Extra Info:Includes photographs and details about the ship.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Ardent Association
Link:HMS Ardent Association
Extra Info:Includes the story of HMS Ardent in the Falklands along with memories of those who lost their lives,
Classification:Navy, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Argonaut Association
Link:http://www.hmsargonaut.co.uk/home/
Description:HMS Argonaut Association
Extra Info:Includes details of all four ships to bear the name HMS Argonaut.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Asphodel
Link:http://hmsasphodel.co.uk/
Description:HMS Asphodel (K56)
Extra Info:HMS Asphodel was sunk by a torpedo in 1944, this site is dedicated to all those who sailed on the ship. Includes a memorial to the crew, and some stories from the survivors.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:HMS Bacchante
Link:http://www.hmsbacchante.co.uk/
Description:HMS Bacchante
Extra Info:Includes a history and photographs and some crew names.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Barfleur
Link:http://www.hmsbarfleur.co.uk/
Description:HMS Barfleur Pacific Cimmission 1944-46
Extra Info:Includes a list of ratings and officers who were assigned to HMS Barfleur, the ports visited 1945-46 and more. Also has details of three other ships names Barfleur.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Barham Association
Link:http://www.hmsbarham.com/
Description:HMS Barham Association
Extra Info:Includes details of the crew, diary of its sinking in 1941 with survivor memories and more.
Classification:Navy, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Brilliant
Link:http://www.hmsbrilliant.com/
Description:HMS Brilliant
Extra Info:The ninth Royal Navy ship to bear the name Brilliant, including details of all the ships of the name. Also has a personal account of life in the Royal Navy in WWII.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne Association
Link:http://www.charybdis-limbourne.co.uk/
Description:HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne Association
Extra Info:Details of the history of both ships in WWII, especially operation tunnel, 1943.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Conway
Link:http://www.hmsconway.org/
Description:HMS Conway 1859-1974
Extra Info:Over the years, three Royal Navy 'wooden walls' HMS Conway, HMS Winchester and HMS Nile served as the cadet training ship HMS Conway. Also has an image archive with over 6,500 images.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:HMS Danae
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160430184954/http://...
Description:HMS Danae - 1St Commission 1967-70
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still seems to be available. Includes details of her 1st comission, with ports of call, photographs and more.
Classification:Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Danae
Link:http://www.hms-danae.co.uk/
Description:HMS Danae
Extra Info:Mainly a site for ex members of the ships company, for those who wish to keep in touch with old friends and to keep the memory of a great ship alive.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Dunedin
Link:http://www.hmsdunedin.co.uk/
Description:HMS Dunedin
Extra Info:Includes a ship's history, photographs, casulties and survivors of the sinking in 1941.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Other Transport
Title:HMS Falcon
Link:http://www.hmsfalcon.com/
Description:HMS Falcon
Extra Info:The site has grown to document the history of all of the gunboats serving in China. Includes a list of fatalities on Royal Navy River Gunboats.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Fearless
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140517190452/http://h...
Description:HMS Fearless - Amphibious Assault Ship
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is not working at the moment. May be slow to load, but most information seems to be available. Includes details of other Navy ships to carry the name Fearless.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Ships, Other
Title:HMS Firedrake
Link:http://www.hmsfiredrake.co.uk/
Description:HMS Firedrake Association 1935-42
Extra Info:Includes details of some of the crew, some with photographs and histories, a summary of the service of HMS Firedrake, its battle honours and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Hood Association
Link:http://www.hmshood.com/
Description:HMS Hood Association
Extra Info:Includes lists of the ratings and officers know to have served on the ship, a memorial to those who died whilst building or serving on the Hood and more.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:HMS Juno
Link:http://www.hms-juno.co.uk/
Description:HMS Juno
Extra Info:Includes a list of crew and officers when she was commissioned in 1970, photographs and more.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS London 1947-49 Association
Link:http://www.hmslondon.org.uk/
Description:HMS London 1947-49 Association
Extra Info:Includes many photographs, ports of call 1947-9 and a copy of the commission book for HMS London.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Londonderry
Link:http://hmslondonderry.org/
Description:HMS Londonderry - 1st Commission 1960-62
Extra Info:Includes photos, ships crew lists, details of cruises, ships statistics and more.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:HMS Newcastle
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20170116152355/http://...
Description:HMS Newcastle
Extra Info:An archive copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information is still available. Includes a history of all the ships bearing the HMS Newcastle name, information about her part in the war years, her battle honours and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Nigeria
Link:http://hmsnigeria.com/
Description:HMS Nigeria
Extra Info:This site provides information about HMS Nigeria and her Royal Navy service during WWII, with a roll of honour.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Academy / Training / Cadets
Title:HMS Penelope Association
Link:http://www.hms-penelope.com/
Description:HMS Penelope Association
Extra Info:Includes a history of all the ships of HM Navy named Penelope.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:HMS Repulse
Link:http://www.hms-repulse.co.uk/
Description:HMS Repulse
Extra Info:Includes a history, many photographs, crew lists and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, Ships
Title:HMS Strongbow
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160306142910/http://...
Description:HMS Strongbow
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still seems to be accessible. Includes official accounts of her sinking in 1917.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Tiger's Website
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160524153904/http://...
Description:HMS Tiger's Website
Extra Info:An archived copy of a website that is no longer active. Most information still seems available. Includes HMS Tiger's battle honours 1588-1916, also mentions other ships to gain battle honours during the same conflicts. Also details of all the HMS Tigers.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:HMS Trincomalee 1817 - The Classic British Frigate
Link:http://www.hms-trincomalee.co.uk/
Description:HMS Trincomalee 1817 - The Classic British Frigate
Extra Info:Located in Hartlepool.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Vanguard
Link:http://battleshiphmsvanguard.homestead.com/
Description:HMS Vanguard - Memories of an Ex Crew Member
Extra Info:The site details a history of all the ten HMS Vanguards, their battle honours, a diary from 1952, her tour of South Africa 1947 and more. Includes photographs of HMS Dryad.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:HMS Victory
Link:http://hms-victory.com/
Description:Nelson's flagship - HMS Victory
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:HMS Warrior, the Pride of Queen Victoria's Fleet
Link:http://www.hmswarrior.org/
Description:HMS Warrior, the Pride of Queen Victoria's Fleet
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:HMS Worcester
Link:http://www.hms-worcester.org.uk/
Description:HMS Worcester
Extra Info:Includes a history, photographs and a forum for more information, memorials and photographs.
Classification:Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Yarmouth
Link:http://hms-yarmouth.com/index.htm
Description:HMS Yarmouth
Extra Info:Includes details of HMS Yarmouth in the Falklands War along with a transcription of her Captain's diary and a timeline for the ships since its building.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Museums, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Aircraft, Ships, Information
Title:Imperial War Museum
Link:http://www.iwm.org.uk/
Description:Imperial War Museum - links to the museums at London, Duxford, IWM North, HMS Belfast and Churchill Museum
Extra Info:Located in London, Salford Quays & Duxford.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Information
Title:Internet Archive
Link:http://archive.org/
Description:Internet Archive
Extra Info:Has many scanned books and texts. Click on texts and then search the archive. Note Crimea and Crimean give different results.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I
Title:Internment of British Sailor/Soldiers In Groningen in WW1
Link:http://www.wereldoorlog1418.nl/englishcamp/
Description:Internment of British Sailor/Soldiers In Groningen in WW1
Extra Info:11th Oct. 1914, 1,500 men of the 1st Royal Naval Brigade arrived in Groningen. During their retreat in Belgium they were cut off and they ended up interned at Groningen, rather than being taken prisoner. List of internees from the Isle of Lewis.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, Newspapers
Title:Ireland's Old Newspaper Extracts
Link:http://www.irelandoldnews.com/
Description:Ireland's Old Newspaper Extracts - Selected News from Around Ireland
Extra Info:Includes general lists of casualties of war as well as details of some promotions. Some newspaper transcripts from as far back as the 1700's.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Crimean War, Discharge / Pension Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards
Title:ISMAY One Name Study
Link:http://ismayons.com/1data.html
Description:ISMAY One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes military information for many Ismay's.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Napoleonic Wars, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Naval and Naval Social History
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century Naval and Naval Social History
Extra Info:Includes names of marine officers 1787, index of officers and ships from 1790, pensioned officers 1790, index of ships and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Medals / Awards
Title:M*CH*MORE One Name Study
Link:http://www.mitchelmore.info/
Description:M*CH*MORE One Name Study
Extra Info:Includes many military M*CH*MORE's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Malta Family History
Link:http://website.lineone.net/~stephaniebidmead/
Description:Malta Family History
Extra Info:British men and women in Malta, including details of the military cemeteries and the army chapel school. Also has an index of men of the British Fleet in Malta in 1881.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Napoleonic Wars
Title:Manx National Heritage: Museum
Link:http://www.imuseum.im/
Description:Manx National Heritage: Museum
Extra Info:Click on Explore Family History to search for individuals. Includes a list of Manxmen in Nelson's navy.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Maritime Memorials
Link:http://memorials.rmg.co.uk/
Description:Maritime Memorials
Extra Info:The National Maritime Museum memorial index includes records of monuments commemorating British people with maritime related work or careers and the victims of disaster at sea.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Mary Rose - King Henry VIII's favourite ship
Link:http://www.maryrose.org/
Description:Mary Rose - King Henry VIII's favourite ship
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Boer Wars, Ships, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:Medal Collectors Website - JHFK
Link:http://jhfk.com/
Description:List of Recipients of Medals
Extra Info:List some navy recipients of service medals between 1890-1948, including service at the Royal Navy Dockyards and others.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:Memorials and Monuments in Portsmouth
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20150227190959/http://w...
Description:Memorials and Monuments in Portsmouth
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. May take a few moments to load. Also includes an index of ships.
Classification:Navy, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards
Title:Merchant Sailing Ships of NW England
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20130518234317/http://m...
Description:Merchant Sailing Ships of NW England
Extra Info:May take a few moments to load. An archived copy of the site, most links still appear to work Includes newspaper cuttings of ship launches, details of the shipyards as well as the ships. Also Gallantry Awards during the World Wars (Mercantile Marine).
Classification:Navy, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Merlins Over Malta
Link:http://merlinsovermalta.gdenney.co.uk/
Description:Merlins Over Malta - The Defenders Return
Extra Info:Between June 1940 and Dec. 1942 Malta became one of the most bombed places on earth. This site documents some of the events of WWII, including operation pedestal, the Malta convoy.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
Link:http://www.historyofwar.org/index.html
Description:Military History Encyclopedia on the Web
Extra Info:Almost 3,500 articles and much more information.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War II
Title:Moray - Online Genealogical Search
Link:http://libindx.moray.gov.uk/mainmenu.asp
Description:Moray - Online Genealogical Search
Extra Info:Searchable by person, surname or occupation. Covers period 13th century to 1975. Look under occupations for Captains, Chelsea pensioners, Colonels and more.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Discharge / Pension Records, Ships, Medals / Awards
Title:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Digital Microfilms Online
Extra Info:Please read the instructions and information before downloading. Includes Royal Navy ships' muster lists, index to Navy wills, medal rolls, army lists and more.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, World War II, Service Records, Ships, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:National Archives - Online Navy Records and Indexes
Extra Info:Includes navy and marine service records, medals awarded and much more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Other
Title:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/cabinetpapers/
Description:National Archives - Selected Cabinet Papers 1915-1979
Extra Info:Collection of cabinet papers, covering topics such as Ireland's independence, world war one, the cold war, marriage allowances in the Navy and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II
Title:Naval and Military Archive
Link:http://www.military-genealogy.com/
Description:The Naval and Military Archive
Extra Info:Look for the A-Z list. Contains: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919, Army Roll of Honour WW2, The National Roll of the Great War, The Marquis de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour
Classification:Navy, World War I
Title:Naval Casualties 1914-1919
Link:http://www.findmypast.co.uk/naval-casualties-from-the-great-war-search-start.action
Description:Naval Casualties 1914-1919
Extra Info:These records give details of naval other ranks deaths in service during the First World War.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:Naval-History.Net
Link:http://www.naval-history.net/
Description:Naval-History.Net
Extra Info:Comprehensive history of the British Navy with full search facility. Includes details of ships of the Royal Navy 1914-1919, some with log books details, service history of ships in WW2, timelines, casualties from WW1, and much more.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:Nelson's Navy
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20170311154603/http://...
Description:Broadside, Home of Nelson's Navy
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information is still available. Broadside is a collection of pages describing life in Royal Navy in the late 18th and early 19th century, the time of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Classification:Navy, Army, Marines, Other
Title:New Zealand Fencible Society
Link:http://www.nzfenciblesociety.org.nz/
Description:New Zealand Fencibles - From Britain and Ireland 1847-1852
Extra Info:The Royal New Zealand Fencible corps, retired soldiers from Britain and Ireland, who enlisted to protection of the early settlers of Auckland. Includes names and regiments they were from.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Norfolk Nelson Museum
Link:http://www.nelson-museum.co.uk/
Description:Nelson Museum
Extra Info:Located in Norfolk.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II
Title:Normanby in Ryedale Village Records
Link:http://www.normanby.info/
Description:Normanby in Ryedale Village Records
Extra Info:Includes a record of many residents who fought in the armed services.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Officers Died Website
Link:http://glosters.tripod.com/index.html
Description:Officers Died Website
Extra Info:Includes many different battles, but includes specific details of the Gloucester Regiment in WWI and WWII.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information, Other
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Can also search within book text easily. Includes many books about all aspects of British Military History. Includes lots of accounts of voyagers of exploration by naval ships.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I
Title:Oxford Pamphlets from the First World War
Link:http://archive.org/details/retreatfrommons00daviuo...
Description:The Retreat from Mons; The Battles of the Marne and Aisne; The Navy and the War; Bacilli and Bullets
Extra Info:Online book. Several pamphlets in one book. The Retreat from Mons, HWC Davies 1914; The Battles of the Marne and Aisne, HWC Davies 1914; The Navy and the War, JR Thursfield 1914; Bacilli and Bullets, Sir William Osler, 1914.
Classification:Navy, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Pages from a Seaman's Log
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23742895M/Pages_fro...
Description:Pages from a Seaman's Log
Extra Info:Online book. Pages from a seaman's log being the first eighteen months of the cruise of HMS Warspite, in the Pacific.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Papers Past
Link:http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspas...
Description:Papers Past 1839-1932
Extra Info:Extracts from New Zealand newspapers.
Classification:Navy, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:Parish Registers of the Portbury Hundred and More
Link:http://www.portbury-hundred.co.uk/
Description:Portbury Hundred Records, Including Muster Lists.
Extra Info:Many records in the Parish Chest section.
Classification:Navy, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Peter Davies' Website
Link:http://www.pdavis.nl/index.htm
Description:Peter Davies' Website - Includes Stories from the Age of Sail
Extra Info:The site covers the life and career of William Loney RN, a victorian naval surgeon, including ship's logs, newspaper extracts about naval ships, commanders-in-chiefs of the navy and more. Also has accounts of some of the navy losses in the 1800's.
Classification:Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Peter Green's Navy Site
Link:http://www.twogreens.co.uk/navy/
Description:Peter Green's Navy Site
Extra Info:Information about the ships Peter Green served on, includes his Falklands diary. Some of the ships have details of all the ships of that aname, eg HMS Berwick has been the name of 11 ships.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II
Title:Peterborough War Memorial Website
Link:http://www.pboro-memorial.com/
Description:Peterborough War Memorial Website
Extra Info:Includes Eye village memorial.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Information
Title:Photographs from Life Magazine
Link:http://time.com/photography/life/
Description:Photographs from Life Magazine
Extra Info:All sorts of images from 1860's to 1970's. Use the search box or browse round the site.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Plymouth Naval Base Museum
Link:http://www.devonmuseums.net/Plymouth-Naval-Base-Mu...
Description:Plymouth Naval Base Museum
Extra Info:Located in Plymouth, Devon.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Link:http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/
Description:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Classification:Navy, Service Records
Title:PRATLEY One Name Study
Link:http://www.pratley.info/
Description:PRATLEY One Name Study
Extra Info:PRATLEY navy service records.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Ralph Stobart Robson's Diary of the Royal Navy in WWII
Link:http://www.ralphrobson.co.uk/
Description:Ralph Stobart Robson's Diary of the Royal Navy in WWII
Extra Info:Ralph Stobart Robson, signalman, shares the dtory of his life in the British Royal Navy WWII, with details of the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and the HMS Repulse, Singapore.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Uniforms / Badges
Title:Rank and Badges in the Army, Navy, R.A.F. and Auxiliaries (1943)
Link:https://archive.org/details/1943RankAndBadgesInThe...
Description:Rank and Badges in the Army, Navy, R.A.F. and Auxiliaries (1943)
Extra Info:Online book. A full colour guide to the badges worn by the British Forces. Published 1943. Includes HM Coastguard, the ATS and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I
Title:Regimental Roll of Honour of the Artists' Rifles (London Regiment)
Link:https://archive.org/details/regimentalrollof00high...
Description:Regimental Roll of Honour and War Record of the Artists' Rifles (London Regiment T.F.)
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a calendar of regimental numbers, a history of the regiment, awards and honours, all those mentioned in despatches, commissions, roll of honour. Those in the Artists' Rifles who moved onto other units and regiments, by regiment.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Museums
Title:Reserve Forces in Greater London
Link:http://www.glrfca.org/
Description:Reserve Forces in Greater London
Extra Info:Includes the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Territorial Army, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Rob Pedley's Website
Link:http://www.robpedley.co.uk/
Description:Rob Pedley's Website
Extra Info:Includes a WW2 dairy transcription and photographs.
Classification:Navy, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:ROWE Family History
Link:http://bobro.co.uk/
Description:ROWE Family History
Extra Info:Includes a list of ROWE's and the ships they served on.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:Royal Fleet Auxiliary Association
Link:http://www.rfa-association.org.uk/
Description:Royal Fleet Auxiliary Association
Extra Info:Includes an archive of past events and video clips.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Museums, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Information
Title:Royal Gunpowder Mills
Link:http://www.royalgunpowdermills.com/
Description:Royal Gunpowder Mills
Extra Info:Located in Waltham Abbey, Essex.
Classification:Navy, Marines, Museums
Title:Royal Marines Museum
Link:http://www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk
Description:Royal Marines Museum
Extra Info:Located in Southsea, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Museums, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Royal Museums Greenwich incorporating the National Maritime Museum
Link:http://www.rmg.co.uk/
Description:National Maritime Museum
Extra Info:Located in Greenwich, London. A lot of information online to help you get the most out of the museum.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:Royal Naval Association - Eastern Cyprus Branch
Link:http://www.bizcyp.com/rna/
Description:Royal Naval Association - Eastern Cyprus Branch
Extra Info:Includes histories for several ships HMS Victory, HMS Pickle, HMS Cossack, HMS Hood, HMS Victorious, HMS Exmouth and HMS Daring.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Marines, World War I, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Royal Naval History - Royal Navy
Link:http://www.royal-navy.org/
Description:Royal Naval History - Royal Navy
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Royal Navy Museum
Link:http://www.nmrn-portsmouth.org.uk/
Description:Royal Navy Museum
Extra Info:Located in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Medals / Awards
Title:Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920
Link:http://www.awin1.com/cread.php?awinmid=2114&aw...
Description:Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920
Extra Info:From Find My Past. Ttranscription of The National Archives document classes ADM/171/89 to ADM/171/93 (inclusive) and ADM/171/139, which comprise the complete WW1 Campaign Medal Rolls to 53,000 Officers of all branches of the Royal Navy.
Classification:Navy, Museums, Ships, Other Transport
Title:Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Link:http://www.submarine-museum.co.uk/
Description:Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Extra Info:Located in Gosport, Hampshire.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:Royal Navy's Museum of Radar and Communications
Link:http://www.rnmuseumradarandcommunications2006.org....
Description:Royal Navy's Museum of Radar and Communications
Extra Info:Museum is located in Fareham, Hampshire. It covers the beginnings of Navy communications in the 1890, through to the start of radar in the 1930's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Medals / Awards
Title:RUDRAM Family History Web pages
Link:http://www.rudram.org/
Description:RUDRAM Family History Web pages
Extra Info:Enter the site and click on 'source of information' then 'Other Sources'.
Classification:Navy, Army
Title:School - Register of Cheltenham College, 1841-1910
Link:https://archive.org/details/b28037674
Description:Register of Cheltenham College, 1841-1910
Extra Info:Online book. Includes mini biographies of the individuals. With army and navy lists towards the end of the book, with regiments.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:http://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images including many images of war, poster campaigns, letters from the wars and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Scotsman Newspaper
Link:http://archive.scotsman.com/
Description:Scotsman Newspaper, Edinburgh 1817-1950
Extra Info:The Scotsman digital archive. Subscription site.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Napoleonic Wars, Officers' Records, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Link:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Description:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Officers' Records, Other
Title:Selected Genealogical Records
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mwi/filess...
Description:Selected Genealogical Records
Extra Info:Includes the names of officers from various Naval and Military Almanacs, a list of civilian war dead 1939-1945, 460 Squadron and more.
Classification:Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Muster / Militia Rolls
Title:SERCOMBE, SIRCOMBE, SURCOMBE, or SIRCOM One Name study
Link:http://www.mit.edu/~dfm/genealogy/sercombe.html
Description:A Compilation of SERCOMBE Families
Extra Info:Scroll down to sources of information, includes war deaths, muster roll details, Boer and Crimean war soldiers for SERCOMBE's.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Ships
Title:Sheerness and the Isle of Sheppey Records
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Sheerness and the Isle of Sheppey Records
Extra Info:Includes a list of ARP wardens in WWII, ships that were built in the local dockyards, those lost in enemy air raids and those citizens lost in H.M.S. Princess Irene.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Other Transport
Title:Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library
Link:Shetland Museum and Archives Photo Library
Extra Info:A great collection of photographs many from the war years, including many of the ships moored off Shetland.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Soldiers' Memorials Website
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/mp/memorials/memindz1.htm
Description:Soldiers' Memorials Website
Extra Info:Includes some memorials by conflict and some by regiment.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Special Boat Service
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20140408042922/http://...
Description:Special Boat Service
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information seems to be available. The Royal Navy's Special Boat Service regiment. Started in WW2. Inlcudes history and the role of the SBS and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I
Title:St Marks School and Church, Fletcher Street, Bolton
Link:http://www.stmarksbolton.esy.es/
Description:St Marks School and Church, Fletcher Street, Bolton
Extra Info:Includes a roll of honour and those from the school who served in the forces.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Medals / Awards
Title:STAVELEY and STAVELY Genealogy
Link:http://www.staveley-genealogy.com/
Description:STAVELEY and STAVELY Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes Military STAVELEY's.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:The Battleship List
Link:http://battleshiplist.com/
Description:The Battleship List
Extra Info:Mainly photographs of the battleships with a few details of each.
Classification:Navy, World War I
Title:The Dardanelles, their Story and their Significance in the Great War
Link:http://archive.org/details/dardanellestheir00real
Description:The Dardanelles, their Story and their Significance in the Great War, Published 1915
Extra Info:Online book. Mentions many of the sbattleships that were in the eastern Mediterranean in 1915.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:The Expedition to Borneo of HMS Dido for the Suppression of Piracy
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL21777700M/The_exped...
Description:The Expedition to Borneo of HMS Dido for the Suppression of Piracy
Extra Info:Online book. By Sir Henry Keppel, published 1847
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Muster / Militia Rolls, Information
Title:The Genealogist's Military Records
Link:The Genealogist's Military Records
Description:The Genealogist's Military Records
Extra Info:They currently have 92 Army Lists available ranging from 1661 to 1940 and 28 Navy Lists ranging from 1689 to 1944. Army Lists can contain rank and regiment of officers, details of those stationed abroad and recipients of the Victoria Cross.
Classification:Navy, Museums
Title:The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Link:http://www.thedockyard.co.uk/
Description:The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Extra Info:Located in Chatham, Kent.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Uniforms / Badges, Maps
Title:The Museum of World War II
Link:http://museumofworldwarii.org/
Description:The Museum of World War II
Extra Info:Located in the USA. The Virtual tour sections have many photographs and other information.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:The Mutiny & Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL13518269M/The_mutin...
Description:The Mutiny & Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty - Sir John Barrow, 1914
Extra Info:Online book.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The National Archives Online Collections
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Description:The National Archives - Collection of Digitised Public Records
Classification:Navy, Officers' Records, Service Records
Title:The National Archives Records - Seamen's wills
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-...
Description:Wills of Royal Naval Seamen (1786 - 1882)
Extra Info:Search and download the wills of around 35,000 men who joined the Royal Navy between 1786 and 1882
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV
Link:http://archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr01jameu...
Description:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV, plus additions to 1827 Volume 1
Extra Info:Online book. Charts the naval history of Great Britain from 1793 to 1827 in six volumes. This volume cover 1792-1796 with a brief overview of the naval history 1488-1792.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV
Link:http://archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr02jameu...
Description:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV, plus additions to 1827 Volume 2
Extra Info:Online book. Charts the naval history of Great Britain from 1793 to 1827 in six volumes. This volume covers 1797-1800.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV
Link:http://archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr03jameu...
Description:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV, plus additions to 1827 Volume 3
Extra Info:Online book. Charts the naval history of Great Britain from 1793 to 1827 in six volumes. This volume covers 1800-1805.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV
Link:http://archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr04jameu...
Description:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV, plus additions to 1827 Volume 4
Extra Info:Online book. Charts the naval history of Great Britain from 1793 to 1827 in six volumes. This volume cover 1805 to 1809.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV
Link:http://archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr05jameu...
Description:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV, plus additions to 1827 Volume 5
Extra Info:Online book. Charts the naval history of Great Britain from 1793 to 1827 in six volumes. This volume cover 1809 to 1813.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV
Link:http://archive.org/details/navalhistoryofgr06jameu...
Description:The Naval History of Great Britain 1793 to George IV, plus additions to 1827 Volume 6
Extra Info:Online book. Charts the naval history of Great Britain from 1793 to 1827 in six volumes. This volume cover 1813-1827.
Classification:Navy, Ships
Title:The Naval Ships of Victor Johns
Link:http://home1.swipnet.se/~w-11578/dads_ships.htm
Description:The Naval Ships of Victor Johns 1937-1948
Extra Info:Details and notes about the ships Victor Johns served on during his navy service.
Classification:Navy, World War I
Title:The Navy in Battle
Link:http://archive.org/details/navyinbattle00poll
Description:The Navy in Battle, Arthur Hungerford Pollen, Pub. 1918
Extra Info:Online book. Looks at the navy in the battles of the first world war.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines
Title:The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard
Link:http://yeomenoftheguard.com/
Description:Yeoman of the Queen's Body Guard
Extra Info:Includes lists of previous officers and yeomen, some biographies, details about their role and the history of the Yeomen of the Guard.
Classification:Navy, Marines, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Maps
Title:The Short Life and Assumed Death of Jack Clegg
Link:http://www.jackclegg.com/
Description:Barnsley's Royal Marines WW1
Extra Info:Includes the Plymouth Marines at the Dardanelles and Barnsley men who served with various branches of the Marines.
Classification:Navy, Army, Crimean War, Ships
Title:The War; From the Death of Lord Raglan to the Evacuation of the Crimea
Link:http://archive.org/details/warfromdeathoflo02russ
Description:The War; From the Death of Lord Raglan to the Evacuation of the Crimea, W.H.Russell, Pub 1856
Extra Info:Online book. The volume contains letters from the Times correspondent with some contributions from colleagues.
Classification:Navy, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Three Decks - Warships in the Age of Sail
Link:https://threedecks.org/
Description:This site aims to be the premier web resource for researching naval history during the Age of Sail.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport
Title:Through Their Eyes - Military Photo Archive
Link:http://www.throughtheireyes2.co.uk/
Description:Through Their Eyes - Military Photo Archive
Extra Info:Wartime images taken by the servicemen who were there. Browse through the albums - or look through the site map to find areas of interest. Search box at bottom of page. A sales site but some photos on line to view.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Medals / Awards
Title:TILBURY Family in the UK
Link:http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cmt...
Description:TILBURY Family in the UK
Extra Info:Click on Site Map to find a history of british ships called Tilbury including HMS Tilbury. Also has military references to TILBURY's.
Classification:Navy, Napoleonic Wars, Ships
Title:Trafalgar Ancestors
Link:http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/trafalgarancest...
Description:Trafalgar Ancestors - From the National Archives
Extra Info:Includes details about the battle, Nelson and a database of those who served at the battle of Trafalgar on the British side, with details of sources. Also has a database of people and ships who did not serve at Trafalgar but where in service at the time.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Link:http://trove.nla.gov.au/
Description:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Extra Info:Fully searchable, many articles and notes about naval ships.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, Service Records, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:Veterans-UK
Link:https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/vetera...
Description:Veterans-UK - The New Name For Services To Veterans
Extra Info:Part of the main government site. Includes details of helplines and how to enquire about Service Records, Medals and more.
Classification:Navy
Title:Welsh Mariners / Morwyr Cymru
Link:http://www.welshmariners.org.uk/
Description:Welsh Mariners / Morwyr Cymru - Civilians and Military Indexes
Extra Info:Includes an index of the Royal Navy from 1795 to 1815 with dates of enlistment, place of birth, ships they served on and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, Aircraft, Medals / Awards
Title:Western Front Association
Link:http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/
Description:Western Front Association
Extra Info:Dedicated to the study of WWI 1914-1918. Includes many articles and much information about the war.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II
Title:Whitewell Local History
Link:http://www.wlhg.co.uk/
Description:Whitewell Local History
Extra Info:Look under other documents.
Classification:Navy, World War I, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:With the fleet in the Dardanelles
Link:http://archive.org/details/withfleetindarda00pric
Description:With the fleet in the Dardanelles - William Howard Price, Published 1915
Extra Info:Online book, with the a subtitle of 'some impressions of naval men and incidents during the campaign in the spring of 1915'. W.H. Price was chaplain to HMS Triumph.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information
Title:World War I Document Archive
Link:http://gwpda.org/
Description:Archive of Documents and Photographs from World War One
Extra Info:Also contains a WWI Biographical Dictionary, hundreds of documents, photographs, diaries, timelines and much more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Link:http://www.ww1photos.com/
Description:World War One - Photographs and Pictures
Extra Info:Includes postcards of WWI, many photographs of the trenches, a special gallery of Gallipoli photographs, animals in war and more. Many free photos, others may be purchased.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:WW2 Combined Operations Website
Link:http://www.combinedops.com/
Description:WW2 Combined Operations Website
Extra Info:The Roll of Honour is dedicated to the memory of all those who died in combat or training while serving the Allied cause under the Combined Operations Command in WW2. Lots of information from ship locations, insigia in use, landing craft tanks and more.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Information
Title:WWII 'United News' Newsreels, 1942-1946
Link:WWII 'United News' Newsreels, 1942-1946
Description:WWII 'United News' Newsreels, 1942-1946
Classification:Navy, Army, Muster / Militia Rolls, Other
Title:GENUKI Country Page for England
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/
Description:General Information for England
Classification:Navy, Army, Muster / Militia Rolls, Other
Title:GENUKI Country Page for Scotland
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/sct/
Description:General Information for Scotland
Classification:Navy, Army, Boer Wars, Muster / Militia Rolls, Other
Title:GENUKI Country Page for Wales
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/
Description:General Information for Wales
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Muster / Militia Rolls, Other
Title:GENUKI County Page for Norfolk
Link:http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/
Description:General Information for Norfolk
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Other
Title:GENUKI County Page for Nottinghamshire
Link:http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/NTT/
Description:General Information for Nottinghamshire
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps, Information, Other
Title:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/
Description:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Extra Info:Comprehensive general reference for most military topics. Use its search box to find your areas of interest.
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