Women in the Navy
In Focus: Women in the Navy
Here you can discover how women have served in the Royal Navy across the twentieth century - from the establishment of the Wrens in World War One to the mixed crew ships of today.
Read about the story of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) - why it was set up and how it progressed throughout the century, before being integrated with the Navy in the 1990s.
There are stories of individual Wrens who served in a variety of roles and locations - from the pioneers of the Great War to those sent around the globe in the conflict of World War Two.
Timeline of women in the Navy throughout history:
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