The following organisations and websites may also be of interest:

Online resources

Archives and ship databases:

Lloyd’s Register of Ships: Ships | Archive & Library | Heritage & Education Centre

Mercantile Navy List at the Guildhall Library: Maritime collections - City of London

Crew List Index Project (CLIP), records of British merchant seafarers: Crew List Index Project

Memorial Maritime History Archive: Memorial University DAI

Visual representation of the working relationships and professional connections behind the major marine engineering projects conducted by I. K. Brunel: Brunel's Network - SS Great Britain

The John H Marsh Maritime Research Centre stores a wide range of original negatives of ships photographs: John H Marsh Maritime Research centre

ShipIndex Database

Miramar Ship Index

National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)

Port Towns and Urban Cultures Project | University of Portsmouth

Diversity and Inclusion:

Dr Jo Stanley, maritime history consultant, has shared her personal website which addresses the relations between maritime history and women, BAME and LGBT+ persons: Jo Stanley

Looking to the future, Towards a National Collection:

Introducing Unpath’d Waters – a new innovative project that aims to reshape the future of UK marine heritage | MOLA

Towards a national collection – opening UK heritage to the world – UKRI

Towards a National Collection: People and the Sea – Research and Innovation Services


Oldest Royal Museums Greenwich archive document: Walter Giffard and Sir Hugh de Berham. | Royal Museums Greenwich (

Maritime safety

Maritime Safety Guide | The Lanier Law Firm

Role of evidence in safety at sea (


Several publishers produce journals and book series dedicated to maritime history. For further details, see the websites listed below.


Book Series