Members Blog

A blog for our members to enjoy an experience of publishing online and to draw attention to material in the extensive NRS archive of books and magazine articles. To contribute, please contact [email protected]

First Contact with the Navy Records Society

Posted by Roger Knight, on September 15th, 2020

How the Catalogue of the Pepysian Manuscripts Changed My Life

Posted by J.D. Davies, on September 8th, 2020

HMS Swiftsure in the Far East, 1945

Posted by Paul Harrison, on September 3rd, 2020

Letters from Ordinary Seamen during the Second World War

Posted by Neil Jackson, on September 2nd, 2020

The Inspiration I found in Logs of the Great Sea Fights

Posted by Sam Willis, on September 2nd, 2020

The Rum Ration – The End of the Tot

Posted by Neil Jackson, on July 31st, 2020

The Rum Ration – For the Love of Grog!

Posted by Neil Jackson, on July 31st, 2020

The Rum Ration – By Order of Old Grog!

Posted by Neil Jackson, on July 31st, 2020

The Loneliness of Command during World War 2

Posted by Paul Harrison, on June 30th, 2020

My Delight in Dillon’s Narrative – Part 1

Posted by Hilary Rubinstein, on June 30th, 2020

The Naval Brigade in China, June 1900 – The Robley Browne Diaries

Posted by Geoff Cunnington, on May 22nd, 2020

The Quarantining of HMS Diamond in Tasmania, 1886

Posted by Helen Mistry, on May 22nd, 2020