Naval Wargaming Links
Naval Wargaming Pages
General Quarters - the 'standard' WW1 and WW2
naval rules, and the infamous "Modern General Quarters" variant!.
Shipwreck - devoted to the modern naval
rules from Vandering Publications
Pieces of Eight - Rules for pirate actions on
land and sea from Peter Pig. New rules and other "stuff"
Victory at Sea - Suggested amendments and additions
to Mongoose Publishing's new WW2 fast play naval rules.
Scenarios and Campaign Settings
Disputed Territory - (PDF file, 388k). A
modern naval campaign set in the waters between Indonesia
written by Mal Wright. This scenario was published in "Battlefleet"
and later in its current form in Harpoon Naval Review '97 (reproduced here with
the kind permission of Dave Scheuler at Clash of Arms and Mal Wright)
Northern Waters - another modern naval mini
campaign bty Mal Wright [pdf file, 257k]
Yellow Coast - Wargaming the naval side
of the Opium Wars.
The Dutch Wars - wargaming the three Dutch
wars using "Form Line of Battle" (more DW stuff soon!)
The Battle of the Nile - Refight Aboukir
Bay using FLoB
Note: There are several WW2 campaign packs on the General Quarters page.
Naval Wargaming Manufacturers and
A&A Game Engineering -
Purveyors of fine wargames rules (and an excellent painting service!)
Clash of Arms -
Publishers of Harpoon, Command at Sea and Fear God and Dread Nought
Langton Miniatures - website for
this illustrious supplier of naval wargaming materiel!
extensive ranges in 1/1200, 1/3000 and 1/300, many periods
PT Dockyard - Fine 1/600 scale
resin models of coastal forces small (and not too small) craft
- more extensive ranges in 1/1200, 1/3000 and 1/300, again many periods
covered, also 1/600 Coastal.
Vandering Publications - naval (and other)
rules from Barrow in Furness!
War Times Journal - Excellent 1/3000
Pre-Dreadnought models for several nationalities, and the range is being
Links to Other Naval Resources
Here are links to some useful naval warfare and wargaming sites.
National Maritime Art
Naumachiae - A review of Rod Langton's excellent
ancient naval rules.
Age of Sail
The Inshore Squadron
- Mark Barker's excellent new site, with Clear for Action in mind, well worth a
look for anyone interested in Age of Sail.
Kamperduin Refought - the
adventures of the Naval Wargames Society in the Netherlands
HMS Surprise - a frigate simulator
for Windows 95/98 (useful links too!)
The Dutch Wars -
a new site by Geert-Jan Kruijff
History of Great Britain - Naval history of Great Britain 1793 - 1827 by
William James published 1837
American Civil War
Ironclads - Larry
Enoch's gaming pages including his collection of 1/600 scratch built ironclads
and other naval bits and pieces.
Index of Civil War Naval
Forces, Confederate and Union Ships
The Russo Japanese War -
homepage for the Russo-Japanese War Research Society
Navies in Transition -
Phil Russell's site, providing an online resource for the period of naval
transition from wooden walls through ironclads and pre-dreadnoughts to the
great War (1837 to 1914).
The Virtual Proving
Ground - The technology of naval war in the late 19th and early 20th
century. A new site, expanding rapidly.
Naval Campaigns of the 19th Century - An excellent online reference
WW1 / WW2
Encyclopaedia - data on various naval aspects of WW1 and WW2 . Good links
Germany's High Sea Fleet in the
World War - Admiral Scheer's book, available onlinefrom WTJ
Nihon Kaigun - the Japanese Navy in
USS Enterprise- The most decorated carrier
Boat Page - devoted to the "mosquito fleet"
Royal Navy Homepage
The Falklands Conflict '82
Royal Australian Navy Homepage
All The World's
Battlecruisers and Battleships - an excellent general naval warfare site,
by Bob Henneman
Cap'n Dave's Naval Wargame Page -
Dave Spurlock's naval wargames site
Files - An interesting collection of warship photos
The Naval Historical Center
- "preserving, analyzing and interpreting its hard-earned experience and
history for the Navy and the American people"
Lou Coatney's Homepage -
loads of good naval stuff including excellent cardstock model ships
Maritime History -
Great general source and many more links
Creation - great for generating campaign maps, just input the lat and long
of the campaign area and away you go!
The Russian Navy
Maritime History and Naval
The Information Seaway
Nautical Research Guild - Ship Models
& Nautical History
Miniature Wargaming Free
Sci Fi and Fantasy
Yes, there are even sci fi and fantasy naval wargames out there!
Aquazone - an
interesting set of submarine rules....
o War - The SFSFW page devoted to one of Games Workshop's Finest efforts!
o War - The System 17 page