Many of the 2.5 million items in the various Royal Museums Greenwich collections have been digitised so you can explore them online.

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Crew Lists

Crew Lists of the British Merchant Navy – 1915 is a partnership project between the National Maritime Museum and The National Archives. For the first time ever, all the surviving Crew Lists of the British Merchant Navy from the year 1915 have been transcribed and the information made available to search online for free.

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Maritime Memorials

Maritime memorials features details of nearly 5000 church, cemetery and public memorials to seafarers and victims of maritime disasters.

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Flinders Papers

An insight into the explorer and chartmaker Matthew Flinders, the first-known European to circumnavigate Australia.

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Picture Library

The Royal Museums Greenwich Picture Library is the world's greatest source of historical maritime images, with collections covering trade and empire, navigation, war and astronomy.

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Figureheads database

The figureheads database contains records of over 300 figureheads. The site is an image-based, national database of Royal Naval and merchant ship figureheads. Its aims are to record the whereabouts and history of all known figureheads, which are found throughout the UK, monitor their condition, assess their significance, and make the information widely and freely available.

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