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Royal Navy and Merchant Navy Ships have played a huge part in defining British history. Many websites have details on both the ships and their officers and crew, often including many photographs of the vessels.

Classification:Ships
Title:1820 Settler Correspondence - Cape of Good Hope
Link:http://www.eggsa.org/1820-settlers/index.php/
Description:Letters from the Settlers of the Cape of Good Hope
Extra Info:This correspondence concerns the immigration scheme for the Cape of Good Hope following the Napoleonic Wars. HMS Weymouth was used to transport the settlers. A log of the journey is also transcribed.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Discharge / Pension Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps
Title:25th County of London Cycle Battalion, London Regiment
Link:http://www.25thlondon.com/
Description: 25th County of London Cycle Battalion, London Regiment
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:Ships, Other
Title:A Narrative of the Operations for the Recovery of the Public Stores and Treasure Sunk in H.M.S. Thetis
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL20508980M/A_narrati...
Description:A Narrative of the Operations for the Recovery of the Public Stores and Treasure Sunk in H.M.S. Thetis - Thomas Dickinson, 1836
Extra Info:Online book.
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, 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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:All at Sea Website
Link:http://www.allatsea.co.za/
Description:All at Sea Website - Includes War Memorials
Extra Info:Mainly related to the Boer wars. Also includes some photographs of HMS Belfast.
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:World War I, Ships
Title:Battle of Jutland Souvenir Book and Roll of Honour
Link:https://archive.org/details/souvenirofgreatn00leyl
Description:Battle of Jutland Souvenir Book and Roll of Honour
Extra Info:Online book. Articles about the battle, pictures, roll of honour and more.
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, 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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Burnley in the Great War
Link:http://burnleyinthegreatwar.info/
Description:Burnley in the Great War
Extra Info:The site aims to honour the men from Burnley who served in the great war and includes the effects of the war on the town.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Ships
Title:CAVILL Family History
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20150103061638/http://w...
Description:CAVILL Family History
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. May take a few moments to load. Includes a map of prisoner of war camps and crew lists for HMS Alert and HMS Discovery.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:ConvoyWeb
Link:http://www.convoyweb.org.uk/
Description:ConvoyWeb - The Website for Merchant Ships During WWII
Extra Info:The site has many searchable databases for ships of WWII. Includes details of British ship signals, ship movements, the Hague convoy database a convoy finder and more.
Classification:Army, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Families in British India Society
Link:http://www.fibis.org/
Description:Families in British India Society
Extra Info:FIbiWiki Includes East India Company's armies and their arrival from Britain, including the ships they travelled on, medal rolls, muster lists.medal rolls for the Indian Mutiny 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:World War I, Ships, Other Transport
Title:German Submarine Losses in World War One
Link:http://www.gwpda.org/naval/sml00001.htm
Description:German Submarine Losses in World War One
Extra Info:Includes details of how they were lost and the ship/submarine responsible.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:Great Ships - Postcard and Ephemera Collection
Link:http://www.greatships.net/
Description:Great Ships - Postcard and Ephemera Collection
Extra Info:Includes some photographs of royal navy ships such as HMS Hawke.
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: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:World War II, Ships
Title:Her Name was Tregenna
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20111003062857/http://w...
Description:Her Name was Tregenna - Merchant Ship Torpedoed in WWII.
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information seems to be available, however some links do not work. She was torpedoed on a return voyage from Philadelphia to Newport, Monmouthshire with Convoy HX71. The site lists those who were lost.
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:Ships
Title:History of the World's Navies
Link:http://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/
Description:History of the World's Navies
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Ajax and River Plate Veterans Association
Link:http://www.hmsajax.org/
Description:HMS Ajax and River Plate Veterans Association
Extra Info:Includes details of previous ships called HMS Ajax, details of the battle of River Plate and more.
Classification:Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Alacrity
Link:http://www.hmsalacrity.co.uk/
Extra Info:Includes details of HMS Alacrity in the Falklands War. Look under battle honours for other type 21 frigates.
Classification:Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Ambuscade Association
Link:http://www.ambuscade.org.uk/
Description:HMS Ambuscade Association
Extra Info:Includes photographs, details of the ship, its role in the Falklands war and more.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Arethusa
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20151117022552/http://w...
Description:HMS Arethusa
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. Includes a roll of honour for those killed in 1942 during the Malta convoy, many photographs and more.
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:Ships
Title:HMS Astrea
Link:http://www.blytmann.com/astrea/astrea.htm
Description:HMS Astrea - A History up to her loss in 1808
Extra Info:A brief history of HMS Astrea with an account of her loss at Anegada Reefs on the Virgin Islands in 1808.
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:Ships
Title:HMS Caprice 1968 Association
Link:http://www.hmscaprice1968.org.uk/
Description:HMS Caprice 1968 Association
Extra Info:Includes a picture archive 1944-79, details of the ship's history and more.
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Carysfort
Link:http://www.hmscarysfort.co.uk/
Description:HMS Carysfort
Extra Info:Includes details of the ship's company and captains, photographs and a timeline for the ship's movements.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Cavalier Association
Link:http://www.hmscavalier.org.uk/
Description:HMS Cavalier Association
Extra Info:Includes officer and crew lists, photographs and more.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Ceylon
Link:http://www.hms-ceylon.co.uk/
Description:HMS Ceylon
Extra Info:Includes a history of the ship, its commissions and some photographs.
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:Ships, Academy / Training / Cadets
Title:HMS Collingwood Association
Link:http://79.170.40.229/hmscollingwoodassociation.co....
Description:HMS Collingwood Association
Extra Info:Located in Fareham, Hampshire, HMS Collingwood was commissioned 1940. It is used for Maritime Warfare School (MWS) and naval training.
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Collingwood Officers' Association
Link:http://hmscoa.org/
Description:HMS Collingwood Officers' Association
Extra Info:The association assures a continued relationship between retired and serving officers of HMS Collingwood.
Classification:Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Consort and the Yangtze Incident 1949
Link:http://www.thehmsconsort.co.uk/index.htm
Description:HMS Consort and the Yangtze Incident 1949
Extra Info:Online book relating to events on the Yangtze River, 20th, 21st April 1949. Four Royal Navy Ships were sent on the mission. HMS Amethyst, HMS Consort, HMS London and HMS Black Swan. Servicemen aboard all the ships were wounded and some were killed.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Ships
Title:HMS Coventry
Link:http://www.hmscoventry.co.uk/
Description:HMS Coventry
Extra Info:Includes a roll of honour, photographs, history and more.
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Dainty
Link:http://www.hmsdainty.co.uk/
Description:HMS Dainty
Extra Info:Includes photographs and contact details for the HMS Dainty Association.
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:Ships
Title:HMS Dido
Link:http://www.hms-dido.com/
Description:HMS Dido
Extra Info:Information about HMS Dido from her commissioning in 1963 to her decommissioning in 1995.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:HMS Dragon at Riga 1919
Link:http://www.hmsdragon1919.co.uk/
Description:HMS Dragon at Riga 17th October 1919
Extra Info:Details of the campaign in the Baltic in 1919. Includes the background to events in the Baltic, Latvia and Riga.
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:Ships
Title:HMS Dunkirk Association
Link:http://www.hmsdunkirkassociation.org/
Description:HMS Dunkirk Association
Extra Info:With photographs and details of her commissions 1947 through to 1963.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Edinburgh
Link:http://www.hmsedinburgh.co.uk/
Description:HMS Edinburgh 1939-1942
Extra Info:Includes service history, crew lists, photographs and more.
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, World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:HMS Galatea
Link:http://www.yourtotalevent.com/events/galatea.htm
Description:The Tragic Loss of HMS Galatea, 14th December 1941
Extra Info:Includes details of her loss, a roll of honour, eyewitness accounts and more.
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Ganges Association
Link:http://www.hmsgangesassoc.org/
Description:HMS Ganges Association
Extra Info:Includes a list of Captains from 1782-1904, more information and photographs available to members of the association.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Ganges to Terror Website
Link:http://www.hmsgangestoterror.org/
Description:HMS Ganges to Terror Website
Extra Info:Comprehensive illustrated records and recollections of ship's exploits including Arctic convoys, battles, landings, earthquake relief, royal escorts as well as Barracks, Dockyards and Singapore Naval Base that supported the ships.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Ships
Title:HMS Glamorgan - Falklands 1982
Link:http://www.hmsglamorgan.co.uk/
Description:HMS Glamorgan - Falklands 1982
Extra Info:Includes crew pictures, memorials, newspaper cuttings and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Ships, Newspapers
Title:HMS Hampshire and Her Sinking
Link:http://www.hmshampshire.co.uk/
Description:HMS Hampshire and Her Sinking
Extra Info:Includes newspaper cuttings, photographs, with a list of officers, crew and civilians lost.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Hermes
Link:http://www.hmshermes.org.uk/wp/
Description:HMS Hermes 9 and 10
Extra Info:Includes a history of HMS Hermes from 1796-present day, photographs of the ship and crew and more.
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Hermione F58
Link:http://www.hmshermione.com/
Description:HMS Hermione F58
Extra Info:Photographs, details of reunions and a forum for stories and history.
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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Javelin
Link:http://www.hms-javelin.co.uk/
Description:HMS Javelin - A History and a Tribute
Extra Info:Includes a service history of HMS Javelin, with its operations in relation to other ships, a roll of honour 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:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Martin
Link:http://www.hmsmartin-g44.co.uk/
Description:HMS Martin - G44
Extra Info:Includes lists of the crew, details of the ships history, memories 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:Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Royal Oak
Link:http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bry...
Description:HMS Royal Oak
Extra Info:A history of HMS Royal Oak, photographs and stories.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Seal (Submarine)
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140601222910/http://c...
Description:HMS Seal (Submarine)
Extra Info:An archived copy of the site. Most information still seems to be available. May take a few moments to load. Includes details of the surrender of HMS Seal in 1940.
Classification:Ships
Title:HMS Spartan (Submarine)
Link:http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/hmsspartan/hms.htm
Description:HMS Spartan (Submarine)
Extra Info:Includes information about earlier vessels called HMS Spartan, a crew list from the commissioning of HMS Spartan in 1978, 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:Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Ulster
Link:http://www.candoo.com/ulsternorrie/ulster/ulsterho...
Description:HMS Ulster
Extra Info:Includes lists of officer and crew, ports of call and more. Use the links to find other dates and information on the site, including the ships escorted and more.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:HMS Undaunted
Link:http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bry...
Description:HMS Undaunted
Extra Info:A history of HMS Undaunted, photographs and stories.
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:World War I, Ships
Title:HMS Warspite
Link:http://www.warspite.dk/
Description:HMS Warspite
Extra Info:Includes a timeline of HMS Warspite's history from 1915-1947 and photographs of the ship.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:HMS Wensleydale
Link:http://www.hmswensleydale.co.uk/Frameset.htm
Description:HMS Wensleydale
Extra Info:Inlcudes photographs, officer and crew lists, awards given to the crew and more. Also includes details of the sinking of HMS Charybdis, HMS Limbourne and HMS Warwick.
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:World War I, Ships
Title:Hospital Ship Britannic
Link:http://www.hospitalshipbritannic.com/
Description:Hospital Ship Britannic
Extra Info:Information about her role as a hospital ship during world war one.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Prisoners of War, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Other
Title:Hulls' Wartime Heroes
Link:http://www.hullwebs.co.uk/content/l-20c/conflict/d...
Description:Hulls' Wartime Heroes
Extra Info:Includes trawlers lost during WWI. Click on 20th century for WWI and WWII information which includes information about the Hull Pals.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Newspapers
Title:Illustrated London News Archive
Link:http://www.iln.org.uk/index.htm
Description:Illustrated London News Archive
Extra Info:Includes pictures of the Zulu war, ships of the Royal Navy, the Blitz and more.
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:Ships
Title:Kellington Village Website
Link:http://www.kellingtons-independent-website.co.uk/
Description:Kellington Village Website
Extra Info:Includes some information about HMS Kellington.
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, 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:Army, Ships
Title:Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters
Link:http://marinersandships.com.au/
Description:Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters
Extra Info:Includes some members of the UK armed forces travelling on passenger ships, type HMS to search and it brings up the ship they were assigned to.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:Maritime Photographic
Link:http://www.maritimephotographic.co.uk/
Description:Maritime Photographic
Extra Info:Mainly recent photographs.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Information
Title:Maritime Quest
Link:http://www.maritimequest.com/
Description:Maritime Quest
Extra Info:A quest for the photographic history of the world's ships. Also includes many war memorials including the British cemetery in Buenos Aries.
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 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:World War I, Ships
Title:Milford Trawlers
Link:http://www.milfordtrawlers.org.uk/
Extra Info:Includes a list of Milford trawlers taken up by the Admiralty in the Great War.
Classification:World War II, Ships
Title:Minesweepers and Survey Ships of World War Two
Link:http://www.halcyon-class.co.uk/
Description:Minesweepers and Survey Ships of World War Two (Halcyon Class)
Extra Info:Details of the twenty-one Halcyon Class Ships which served with the Royal Navy during World War Two. With details of the ships and their movements.
Classification:Napoleonic Wars, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Narrative of the Surrender of Buonaparte and of His Residence on Board H.M.S. Bellerophon
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23446065M/Narrative...
Description:Narrative of the Surrender of Buonaparte and of His Residence on Board H.M.S. Bellerophon - Captain Frederick Lewis Maitland , 1826
Extra Info:Online book.
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: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:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Newspapers Online via Google
Link:http://news.google.com/newspapers
Description:Newspapers Online via Google
Extra Info:Many newspapers are being put online. Currently there are only a handful from the UK and Ireland, but this is growing. Many newspapers from USA and Canada that mention British ships and British events.
Classification:Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:North East Medals - Military Miscellany
Link:http://www.northeastmedals.co.uk/
Description:North East Medals - Military Miscellany
Extra Info:Scroll down for military miscellany. This includes pictures of medals, their dates and details of their issue, regimental medals and some lists of recipients. Also Battle of Jutland fallen, medals of the boer war, also a guide to army numbers.
Classification:World War I, World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:North Tolsta Historical Society
Link:http://www.tolsta.info/
Description:North Tolsta Historical Society
Extra Info:Includes eyewitness accounts of the sinking of the Bismark by HMS Sheffield and the D-day landings. Also has a list of the Tollsta militia 1899-1900 and those who took part in the battle of Jutland (1916).
Classification:World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:North-East Diary 1939-45
Link:http://ne-diary.genuki.uk/
Description:North-East Diary 1939-45
Extra Info:A detailed account of the war years in the North East compiled by Roy Ripley. Includes a list of warships built in the North East.
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, 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, 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:Navy, Museums, Ships
Title:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Link:http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/
Description:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Classification:Ships
Title:Postcard Collection of Military Ships
Link:http://www.the-weatherings.co.uk/postcard_1%20coll...
Description:Postcard Collection of Military Ships
Classification:Ships, Other
Title:Proceedings of the Court Martial, of His Majesty's Late Ship, the Java
Link:http://archive.org/details/proceedingsofcou00javau...
Description:Proceedings of the Court Martial, Held on the Officers and Crew of His Majesty's Late Ship, the Java
Extra Info:Online book. Court martial, 23rd April 1813.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Hospitals / Nursing
Title:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Link:http://archive.rhondda-cynon-taf.gov.uk/treorchy/i...
Description:Rhondda Cynon Taf Library - Digital Archive
Extra Info:Includes photographs of some war memorials, soldiers, ambulance trains and much more.
Classification:World War I, Ships
Title:RMS Leinster
Link:http://www.rmsleinster.com/
Description:RMS Leinster
Extra Info:Official site for RMS Leinster, including details of the sinking during World War 1.
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: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, 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: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, 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:Ships
Title:Ship Wreck Database
Link:http://www.wrecksite.eu/
Description:Ship Wreck Database
Extra Info:Includes an image archive of ships, some stories about the ships, causes of their demise and often mentions captains.
Classification:Ships
Title:Ships in UK Ports in the 1881 Census
Link:http://www.angelfire.com/de/BobSanders/81Intro.htm...
Description:Ships in UK Ports in the 1881 Census
Extra Info:Also includes other on-shore establishments for mariners.
Classification:World War I, Ships, Other Transport
Title:Shipwrecks of Scotland and England
Link:http://www.rod-macdonald.co.uk
Description:Shipwrecks of Scotland and England
Extra Info:Includes some details of the naval wrecks of Scappa Flow.
Classification:Army, Ships
Title:South African Genealogy
Link:http://www.sagenealogy.co.za/
Description:South African Genealogy
Extra Info:Includes details of the sinking of the convict ship Waterloo at Table Bay in 1842 and lists the members of the 99th Regiment of Foot who were aboard.
Classification:Pictures / Photographs, Ships
Title:Sussex Image Library
Link:http://www.pplmedia.com/online/
Description:Sussex Image Library
Extra Info:Incorporates the photo archives of Local Authorities and Government Agencies across the County. Includes photographs of several naval ships and more.
Classification:Army, Marines, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:The American Revolution
Link:http://www.revwar75.com/
Description:The American Revolution
Extra Info:Includes details of the Crown's Army with their dates of service, the land and sea battles and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Medals / Awards
Title:The Anglo-Boer Wars
Link:http://www.boer-war.com/
Description:The Anglo-Boer Wars 1880-81 and 1899-1902
Extra Info:Includes a list of troops/regiments sent to South Africa with details of the ships they travelled on, a chronology of the battles of the second boer war, photographs and more.
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:Boer Wars, Ships
Title:The Commission of H.M.S. Terrible 1898-1902
Link:http://openlibrary.org/books/OL6928571M/The_commis...
Description:The Commission of H.M.S. Terrible 1898-1902 - George Crowe, 1903
Extra Info:Online book. Appendices list officers who have served in HMS Terrible, those who landed in South Africa and China and those mentioned in despatches.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers
Title:The Coronel Memorial
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20160328031113/http://...
Description:The Coronel Memorial - For All Those Who Perished in The Battle of Coronel 1914
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information is still available. Includes details of the battle of Coronel, letters, list of casualties from HMS Monmouth and HMS Good Hope.
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:World War II, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:The George Cross Island Association
Link:http://www.georgecrossisland.org.uk/
Description:The George Cross Island Association
Extra Info:Includes stories related to the siege of Malta 1940-43, some photographs.
Classification:Ships, Other
Title:The Loss of HMS Centaur 1783
Link:http://archive.org/details/captinglefieldsn00ingli...
Description:The Loss of HMS Centaur 1783
Extra Info:Online book. Capt. Inglefield's narrative, concerning the loss of HMS Centaur, and names of the people saved. Also details of the court martial that followed the loss.
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: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:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Other Transport
Title:The Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.roll-of-honour.com/
Description:The Roll of Honour - Lest We Forget
Extra Info:As well as the main rolls of honour the site includes an overview of the Somme, information about tanks and submarines in WWI and much more.
Classification:Ships
Title:The Ships List Website
Link:http://www.theshipslist.com/
Description:The Ships List Website
Extra Info:Click on fleet lists for details of ships that have been requistioned into military service, were disguised as HM ships or those in foreign service and sunk by HM ships.
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:World War I, Ships
Title:This is Hartlepool
Link:http://www.thisishartlepool.co.uk/history
Description:This is Hartlepool
Extra Info:Details of the bombardment of Hartlepool in 1914, the history of HMS Trincomalee and more.
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, Ships
Title:Uig Historical Society, Isle of Lewis
Link:http://www.ceuig.co.uk/
Description:Uig Historical Society, Isle of Lewis
Extra Info:Includes pictures of the crew of HMS Carmania. May not work properly in all browsers.
Classification:Prisoners of War, Ships, Other
Title:War of 1812 - Privateers and Letters of Marque
Link:http://www.1812privateers.org
Description:War of 1812 - Privateers and Letters of Marque
Extra Info:Also has British prisoners held by the United States due to the war of 1812.
Classification:World War I, Napoleonic Wars, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:War Times Journal
Link:http://www.wtj.com/
Description:War Times Journal
Extra Info:War Times Journal is an on-line magazine which covers all periods of military history and military science. Includes the German view of the Hartlepool and Scarborough raids in 1914 and much more.
Classification:World War I, Ships
Title:World War 1 - Naval Combat
Link:http://www.worldwar1.co.uk/
Description:World War 1 - Naval Combat
Extra Info:Includes details of the battles, the ships lost and 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:World War II, Ships
Title:WW2 Casualties by Ship
Link:http://www.hmscavalier.org.uk/
Description:WW2 Casualties by Ship - Part of the HMS Cavalier Association Website
Extra Info:A database of WW2 Destroyermen Casualties by ship, also ships lost or damaged, with photographs and details.
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: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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