Naval Dockyards Society – Transactions available on Amazon.

July 2024

The brilliant Naval Dockyards Society have made their excellent Transactions available on Amazon – this is a hugely important resource for all naval and maritime historians  The Naval Dockyards Society holds an annual conference and afterwards the papers from the conference are worked into a book called Transactions which is published annually although in some […] Read More

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Anderson Medal Presentation & Reception – Thursday 28 April 2022

March 2022

The Society for Nautical Research is pleased to present this year’s Anderson Medal, for the best maritime publication, to Richard Endsor for his book The Master Shipwright’s Secrets: How Charles II built the Restoration Navy. The award of the medal and a presentation by Richard Endsor will take place in the Leopold Muller Lecture Theatre […] Read More

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On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500

January 2018

Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe will be speaking about his new book On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500 in Senate House, London on Tuesday 23 January at 17:15-18:30.   This event is free, open to all and there is no need to book. There will also be a wine reception after the […] Read More

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Printable Rare Books on British Maritime History

December 2014

An eclectic collection of rare pamphlets and guides, timetables and souvenirs, some of which have an interesting maritime angle, has been made accessible online at BritishTransportTreasures.com Read More

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Naval-History.Net and WW1

December 2014

As part of the continuing World War 1 Centenary, Naval-History.Net has added more material to their site which will be of interest to those researching the naval and maritime history of the war. A transcription of U.S. Admiral Sims invaluable “THE VICTORY AT SEA”, annotated with up-to-date warship and U-boat loss research. Contemporary accounts of World War […] Read More

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Round Table Discussion on Greek Shipping

December 2014

To celebrate the publication of a new book by Prof Gelina Harlaftis and Dr Katerina Papakonstantinou,  Greek Shipping, 1700-1821: The Heyday before the Greek War of Independence (Kedros Publications , 2013), a round table discussion on Greek Shipping will be hosted by the Hellenic Centre in London on 26 January 2015 at 7.15 p.m. An exciting range […] Read More

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The Voyages of Adriaan van Berkel to Guiana Amerindian-Dutch Relationships in 17th Century Guyana

November 2014

This sounds like a really fantastic project. Please spread the word! The book will be published in print, but as the publishers say: ‘we will also provide free full access to the book online via the e-library at our website (www.sidestone.com/library/) as well as Google Books and Google Scholar. It is our belief that academic […] Read More

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