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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 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

HMS Association’s Bell, 1707

The bell of HMS Association, wrecked in the Scilly Isles disaster of 1707, held in a private collection in America. On 22 October 1707, four Royal Naval ships under the command of Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, including his flagship HMS Association, mi... Read More