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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.

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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, 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: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: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: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, 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, 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: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: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, 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: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: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, Museums, Ships
Title:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Link:http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/
Description:Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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: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: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, 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, 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, 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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