An introduction to the National Maritime Museum's research guides on the Royal Navy and how you can use the resources available to explore its history.

 
This guide lists some of the Museum's books, manuscripts and plans that will help you research naval gunnery.
 
 
This guide explains how to use the facilities of the Caird Library at the National This guide explains how to use the facilities of the Caird Library at the National Maritime Museum (NMM) to research the personnel, vessels and operations of the Royal Navy and its auxiliary forces in 1914-1918. The Caird Library provides access to a wide range of archive material, publications and electronic resources useful to research on the Royal Navy.
 
 
This guide explains some of the material available in the Museum's Archive and Library collections which can be used to research people who have served in the Royal Navy
 
 
This guide lists just a few of the books about the Royal Navy in the Museum's Library.
 
 
This guide is a brief introduction to Royal Naval Dockyards and the records of each dockyard held by the National Maritime Museum.
 
 
The National Maritime Museum and Library have interesting material and many books relating to the central administration of the Navy.
 
 
This guide outlines the National Maritime Museum's resources for researching ships of the Royal Navy.
 
 
This guide lists some of the Museum's books, manuscripts and plans that will help you research the Spithead and Nore Mutinies of 1797.
 
 
This guide outlines the history of the ship HMS King George V, and the National Maritime Museum’s resources relating to this ship.