This group is the largest online resource for its subject.
Our group is for discussion about the Royal Navy of Britain from The Napoleonic Wars to the start of the Great War, including the great Age of Nelson and the Victorian & Edwardian Navy, Royal Marines and 19th Century Colonial Naval forces. All subjects and illustrations relating to this are acceptable, including preserved and replica warships, ship models, Battles and Wars, fiction like Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey- Maturin novels, Hornblower, etc, Naval weapons, uniforms, Officers and men. Discussion is the aim, 'flaming' is NOT acceptable. Anyone posting 'spam' will be banned without warning. On topic questions and contributions from members are always very welcome. New members always welcome aboard.
The Group contains hundreds of links and well over 1,000 illustrations (under Photos) many useful Files, etc
For many of the illustrations, etc, see our second group 'Royal Navy 1789-1900 2' there is a link to it in our Links section. Calendar contains important RN related dates. The group is moderated and Spam free.
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