Society for Nautical Research 1910

1910-current (2014), research society, British

1910 - founded to encourage research into matters relating to seafaring and shipbuilding in all ages all over the world.

1921 - successfully undertook to save HMS Victory for the nation, supervising her restoration.

1927 - proposed plans for a Maritime Museum.

1937 - The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich was officially opened.

1938 - involved in the establishment of the Victory Museum at Portsmouth, which developed into the Royal Naval Museum.

2005 - held an exhibition displaying the conservation of HMS Victory's fore-topsail, which still had the Trafalgar damage.