Friday, 15 November 2013

Royal Navy ships destroyed during WW1

From FindmyPast ( adds details of Royal Navy ships destroyed during WW1

Leading family history website, has published some fascinating new military records online, in partnership with The National Archives.

Over 500 British Royal Navy ships were lost at sea during the First World War. Thanks to these new records, you can now discover more about the vessels that were destroyed.

The WW1 Ships Lost at Sea records are available on all findmypast websites and can provide the following information:

· Ship name
· Date it was destroyed
· Number of officers killed or wounded
· How and where it was destroyed

For more information and to search the records, please visit

(With thanks to Amy Bull)


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