Over 500 British Royal Navy ships were lost at sea during the First World War. Enter a year or a ship name to search these records and discover more about the vessels that were destroyed.
Each record includes an image of the original WW1 Ship Casualties Card Index held at The National Archives.
The WW1 Ships Lost at Sea records will give you a combination of the following information:
The National Archives holds the WW1 Ship Casualties Card Index in the series ADM 242/6.
Enter a year in the search box above to find a list of ships destroyed around that date. You can use the ‘+/-’ option to search a few years either side of the one you enter.