Press Release - 20 November 2013 adds details of Royal Navy ships destroyed during WW1

Leading family history website, has published some fascinating new military records online, in partnership with The National Archives UK.

Over 500 British Royal Navy ships were lost at sea during the First World War. Thanks to these new records, Australians and New Zealanders can now discover more about the vessels that were destroyed – certain to be of particular interest to history buffs and descendants of those who partook in WW1.

The WW1 Ships Lost at Sea records are available on all findmypast websites and can provide the following information:

• Ship name
• Date it was destroyed
• Number of officers killed or wounded
• How and where it was destroyed

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