Dr Martin Bellamy

Martin Bellamy originally trained as a naval architect and worked at the Belfast shipyard of Harland & Wolff. He subsequently took up a career in museums and is currently the Research and Curatorial Manager at Glasgow Museums. He has a PhD in history from the University of Glasgow where he also serves as an Honorary Teaching Fellow.

He has written a number of books and articles on cultural aspects of shipping and shipbuilding, including The Golden Years of the Anchor Line (Glasgow 2011), Christian IV’s Navy: A Political and Administrative History of the Danish Navy 1596-1648 (Leiden & Boston, 2006) and The Shipbuilders: An Anthology of Scottish Shipyard Life (Edinburgh, 2001). He has been a member of the SNR since 1991. He has been a member of the editorial board of The Mariner’s Mirror since 2006, was Reviews Editor from 2010 -2013 and Honorary Editor since 2013.