To search this site
- Leadership and
Organisation of the Imperial German Navy 1914-1918
War 1 - Overview of the Royal Navy Leadership
and Organisation 1914-1919
- At the Advent of the Ironclad: the Strength and Distribution of the Royal Navy 1861
- From Imperial
Policeman to North Sea Battle Fleet: the Evolution of British
Naval Deployment, 1900-1914
.... above by Dr Graham Watson.
- Naval Staff Monographs, Admiralty Publications covering 1914 to c 1917 (external site, PDF downloads)
Navy Lists 1913-1945 various (external site, PDF downloads)
- H.M. Ships Damaged or Sunk by Enemy Action, 1939-1945, Admiralty Report, 1952 (external site, PDF download)
- "The Royal Navy: A History" by
Sir Wm Laird Clowes, Volume 7, 1857-1900
Ship Log Book Transcriptions
An ongoing Zooniverse "Old Weather" Project, 2010-2015
ROYAL NAVY LOG BOOKS OF THE WORLD-WAR 1 ERA, 350,000 pages transcribed, all 318 ships now online, including Battle of the Falklands, Gallipoli, Mesopotamia, East Africa, China Station.
Follow this link for brief details of all 318 ships.
And follow this link to the archives of transcribed log book pages (go to Vessels, type in name, click on ship, "View all Logs").
The 200th ship, HMS Minotaur, has now been edited as of 19 October 2015. Thanks to all the OW Team.
UNITED STATES LOG BOOKS OF THE 19th & 20th CENTURIES, Ships of the United States Navy, US Revenue/Coast Guard Service and US Coast & Geodetic Survey, many in the Arctic and Pacific.
Go to OldWeather.org to help with transcribing.
An "Old Weather" Citizen Science Project involving thousands of
people working together on the internet to transcribe weather and
naval data. A collaboration that includes Zooniverse, University
of Oxford, British Meteorological Office, US National Archives, US
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, and
is now a sister project Old Weather: Whaling, working with the
New Bedford Whaling Museum.
The project, led by Dr Philip Brohan of the Met Office, was awarded "The 2012 IBM Award for Meteorological Innovation that Matters" by the Royal Meteorological Society.