SHIPS Project


Plymouth Links

The Wreck of the Metta Catharina at Mount Edgcumbe House

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Devon Archaeological Society - An active and friendly organisation with a membership of over 800

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Maritime Archaeology Society

Cyber-Heritage - Historical images of Plymouth

Devon History Society - to further the knowledge and study of the county's history

Devon Karst Research Society

Devon Record Office - collects and preserves the historical records of Devon

Exeter Local Maritime Archives Project (ELMAP)

Merchant Vessels of the Port of Plymouth - Over 1,800 vessels, registered in the Port of Plymouth prior to 1876

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office - the principal archive repository within Plymouth and the West Devon area

Plymouth Data - The Encyclopedia of Plymouth History

Plymouth Merchant Ships - merchant shipping and fishing boat registers

Plym Valley Heritage - Local history society based at Hooe

Rame Peninsula History Group - To research, record and promote interest in the heritage of the Rame Peninsula

South West Image Bank - Safeguarding the region's visual heritage

South West Maritime History Society - encouraging interest in all aspects of maritime history

Tamar Estuaries Consultative Forum - Estuary management partnership

The Coronation Wreck Project - Work on the 2nd Rate R.N. warship Coronation lost in 1691.

International Shipwreck Conference, Plymouth

Shipwreck Research Links

British cannonball sizes

British History Online - Digital library

Channel Coastal Observatory - LIDAR GIS Data

Copac - Library catalogue

ConvoyWeb - Web site for merchant ships during WWII

Index of 19th Century Naval Vessels

Lloyds List online - Lloyd's List details ship movements, marine casualties & maritime news 1741-1826

Lloyds Register - Register of ships 1764-1945 plus links to foreign registers

Maritime Quest - Photographic history of the world's ships

Mercantile Navy List and Maritime Directory

The National Archives - Online access to the National Archives at Kew, London

Newspaper archives links - from MaritimeArchives

IMAREST Collection at Lloyds Register

JSTOR - Academic journals

National Maritime Museum collections - from the NMM Greenwich

Naval History.net

Old Ship Picture Galleries

Ordnance Survey OpenData - mapping datasets for Great Britain

PastScape - Information on England's Archaeology and Architecture

Photograph archives links - from MaritimeArchives

Sailing Warships web site

ShipIndex - tells you which books, magazines, and online resources mention the vessels you're researching

Shipping registers and databases links - from MaritimeArchives

South West Mafia - Diving forum

Uboat.net - Information on U-boats from both world wars

Wrecksite - worlds largest online wreck database

Yorkshire Divers - Diving forum

Arcre - Independent archive research and document copying at the National Archives

Dandy FrouFrou - Interesting stuff

Plymouth Links

Cattewater Harbour Commission

Diving Diseases Research Centre

Plymouth Sound BSAC Diving Club

Plymouth Lifeboat

Plymouth Coastguard

Queens Harbour Master (QHM) Plymouth

Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)

Plymouth City Council

National Marine Aquarium

Archaeology Links

The International Shipwreck Conference

Nautical Archaeology Society

English Heritage Maritime

Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee

The Big Anchor Project

The Council for British Archaeology

Institute for Archaeologists Maritime Affairs Group