Genealogy Projects tagged with Royal Navy on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Royal Navy

    The Royal Navy (RN) Founded in 1660 "In times of conflict or peace, the Royal Navy is key to the prosperity of Britain and the stability of the high seas. Explore our role on the global stage." Image Right - Mary Rose The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force. Tracing its origins to the 16th century, it is the oldest service and is known a...

  • The Sinking of H.M.S. Hood - 24 May 1941

    The Sinking of H.M.S. Hood 24 May 1941 Including those who previously served on her. HMS Hood (pennant number 51) was the last battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy. Commissioned in 1920, she was named after the 18th-century Admiral Samuel Hood . May 2016 is the 75th anniversary of Hood's sinking. 2016 is also the centenary of the Hood's keel laying. The purpose of this project is to...