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

HMS Inflexible and the Battle of the Falklands, 1914

 HMS Inflexible’s log from the battle of the Falklands, 1914, is particularly valuable because it includes a type-written report which describes the battle in detail. The Battle of the Falklands took place thousands of miles away from the main naval b... Read More

HMS Macedonia and the Battle of the Falklands, 1914

The Log from HMS Macedonia at the Battle of the Falklands, 1914. The First World War at sea began with a remarkable series of embarrassments for the Royal Navy but the momentum turned at the Battle of the Falklands in December 1914. A British squadron un... Read More