British Naval History, 1914-1945

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Use Naval-History.netto learn about men and women who died in battle; the fate of ships; and historical facts. The site focuses on people and ships serving in the First and Second World Wars.


The site has lists of casualties from the wars showing date, name and rank/unit. Brief stories tell the fate of ships pictured on the site. Sections include:

  • British Naval Vessels Lost at Sea, 1914-1918
  • Casualty Lists of the Royal Navy and Dominion Navies, 1922-present
  • Royal Navy Vessels Lost at Sea 1939-45
  • Naval History
  • Pictures and fate of naval and merchant vessels.

Internet Address is an excellent source for naval history in the First and Second World Wars.

Click the link above or search Google for British Naval History

Using the site

  1. Go to
  2. Use the Google box on the main page to search for a personal or ship name.
  3. Click a link in the list of results.
  4. Scroll through the information on pages.

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Information on the site was researched and posted by individuals. Please respect their copyright notices.

The Search box is only on the main page.

Casualty pages link to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site.

Further information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission