Navy Records Online is an ever-expanding online archive of miscellaneous British naval records and is the internet publishing arm of the Navy Records Society (est. 1893).

Become a MemberFor £20 a year members will receive exclusive access to the latest discoveries and will be able to browse the online archive of charts, portraits, cartoons, logs, letters, diaries, battle plans, sketchbooks, photograph albums and videos. Our goal is to preserve significant naval records of every type. Read More

Latest Records

Medals from the Armada Campaign

Naval Medals Commemorating the Spanish Armada of 1588 For more than four centuries, it has been the custom for English monarchs to authorise the issue of commemorative medals at the conclusion of successful naval campaigns. Presented initially and ex... Read More

Miniature HMS Victory

A collection of photographs from the 1930s depicting the building and sailing of a quarter sized model of HMS Victory. Miniature Ships Miniature ships throughout history are not uncommon.  They were often used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuri... Read More