Archive Results For: Other (Twentieth C)

Linguistic Facts as a Reflection of Changes in Seafaring: Is a ship still a ‘she’?

By Milena Dževerdanović-Pejović

Linguistic facts reflect a lot about the world. There is an inherent linguistic and pragmatic belief that ships are feminine. The fact that the third-person pronoun ‘she’ is used when reference is made to a ship has become an unquestionable language fact in seafaring. Yet changes in the modern world and shipping, which has been […] Read More

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

Obituary: Countess Mountbatten of Burma CD, DL (1924-2017)

By Hugh Murphy

The contribution of the Countess Mountbatten of Burma and her family to the Society. Read More

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

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

The Battle of Jutland’s Heritage Under Threat: Commercial salvage on the shipwrecks as observed 2000 to 2016

By Innes McCartney

This paper presents the most recent ndings up to August 2016 of the extent to which the shipwrecks from the battle of Jutland have been exposed to salvage for metals. Commercial salvage of the wrecks is not new and archival research has traced salvage activity as far back as 1960. However over the last 15 […] Read More

Filed under: North Sea | Other (Twentieth C) | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Miscellaneous | Navies

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

Obituary: David Malyon Page (1929-2016)

By Keith Chittenden and John Bingeman

A tribute to a friend and colleague. Read More

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

‘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

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