National Maritime Museum Greenwich, London SE10 9NF.
rmg.co.uk Now occupies the building which was the Greenwich Hospital School and many of its famous artworks are part of the Greenwich Hospital Collection.
National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Portsmouth PO1 3NH
royalnavalmuseum.org For galleries that depict life at sea in the 19th century.
The National Archives Ruskin Avenue, Kew TW9 4DU
nationalarchives.gov.uk The archives that hold the vast majority of the original Royal Navy records including those featured in this article. Ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk Visit this to view the ADM 29 collection and much more. BOOKS
Tracing Your Naval Ancestors Brunsbyo Pappalardo, Public Records Office Publications, 2003.
My Ancestor was in the Royal Navy by Ian Waller, Society of Genealogists, 2014.