Information about some 3,000 recorded ships built in Aberdeen since 1811 and artefacts at Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Includes film clips, podcasts and brief histories of Aberdeen's shipbuilders.
Books, Boxes and Boats
Maintains a directory of maritime and related archives and other resources for historians and genealogists.
An online database of vessels registered in Cardiff and their crews, developed from records held by Glamorgan Archives.
CLIP - the Crew List Index Project
Set up to improve access to the records of British merchant seafarers of the late 19th century; includes advice and guidance, and listings of resources around the UK and abroad.
Global Ship Number System
A system to identify warships and merchant ships built before the Lloyds Register system; includes a guide and the online British Shipbuilding Database, with a listing of all ships built between about 1840 and 1970.
Lloyd's List - Marine News 1740-1837
A database index to the marine news section of Lloyd’s List for the period 1740–1837 compiled from copies deposited at Guildhall Library by Lloyd’s of London.
Maritime Archives and Library
A guide to the collections of maritime books, merchant shipping records, and documents spanning three centuries held at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.
Maritime History -
A guide to maritime archives held in Southampton, including crew lists for Southampton registered vessels, the Central Index Register of Merchant Seamen, Furness Withy Shipping Line records, and records of disaster funds of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Morwyr Cymru - Welsh Mariners
An on-line index of 23,500 Welsh merchant masters, mates and engineers active from 1800 to 1945, compiled by Dr Reg Davies.
Preserves and celebrates the history and collections of the well known shipping company; includes a virtual museum, and online archives of ships, passengers, crews, and companies who joined the group.