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Obituary: John Pennington Bethell (1925-2017)

By John M. Bingeman

The contribution of John Bethell to research through a long and varied career. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

Obituary: Richard Hill (1929-2017)

By Frank Scott

The contribution of Richard Hill to the navy and naval affairs. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

Books for Training Officers in the Eighteenth- century Spanish Navy

By Manuel-Reyes García Hurtado

The creation of academies for midshipmen brought about technological, scientific and educational developments in the eighteenth-century Spanish navy. In these academies midshipmen received the most advanced theoretical and practical training of the time. The Spanish monarchy made all the necessary resources available for the acquisition of books printed abroad for military libraries. This explains the […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration

Obituary: Richard Oliver Goss (1929-2017)

By Hugh Murphy

The contribution to maritime economics  and the Nautical Institute, of the editor of Maritime Policy and Management. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

Obituary: John Reynolds

By John Bingeman

The contribution to historic buildings by an ex-mariner turned architect. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

Obituary: John Armstrong (1944–2017)

By Hugh Murphy

The contribution to  maritime history by the author and lecturer. Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

Note: The “Henri Grace A Dieu”

By R C Anderson

Anderson compares three images of the above ship and wonders whether they are the same vessel. One engraving is dated 1523 which means it is much earlier than previously believed. Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music

‘We Are a Modern Navy’: Abolishing the Royal Navy’s rum ration

By Richard Moore

The Royal Navy’s daily ration of free rum to sailors was abolished in 1970. Abolition was never justi ed on cost grounds, unlike so many other British defence decisions. Rather, rum was no longer in keeping with a navy of guided missiles and sensitive electronics. The decision was nevertheless many years in the making. The […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Navies

Singing for the Nation: Balladry, naval recruitment and the language of patriotism in eighteenth-century Britain

By James Davey

During the eighteenth century the ballad was one of the most important vehicles of mass communication. The Royal Navy was a consistent and popular subject for ballads and hundreds of songs were published with a distinct naval theme. This article analyses the nature of naval ballads, and investigates their potential political, social and cultural roles. […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Eighteenth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Art & Music

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