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P&O Archive

Use our ship search to find Fact Sheets for nearly 2,500 historic ships.                                                        

Our Family History research guides will help you find your P&O links.

Ship search

If you know the name of the ship use this.

If you don't know the name of a ship you can use our advanced search to help you


If you know the name of a passenger, travelling between 1890 and 1960, you can use passenger lists to identify the ship they travelled on.  See Family History Research below.

Family History Research

Our guides are designed to help you find useful links online and further your family history research in the P&O Archives and other sources.

Research Guides

Shipping Companies

P&O acquired many shipping lines worldwide - find out more about some of them in our Shipping Company Histories.


P&O History

The P&O story began 185 years ago. Find out more in Our History. 


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