Naval Biographical Database

Naval Sources


Royal Navy

The official site for the Royal Navy


National Museum of the Royal Navy (Portsmouth)

A first class naval library with some manuscripts which are stronger in ships and naval background than people - and access to part of the Admiralty Library Collections   


National Maritime Museum

The leading maritime collection in the country, with significant holdings of purely naval books and manuscripts regarding people and ships


National Archives (Public Record Office)

The source of much important source material on all sorts and conditions of naval people


Essential information and links for all dockyard matters


Society for Nautical Research

If you don't know the answer, a member of the Society probably will


People and ships are covered in this extensive work  

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