The Dutch Raid on the Medway: Talk by Rebecca Rideal

May 2017

Historian Rebecca Rideal will be speaking at Chatham Historic Dockyard on the 1667 Dutch raid on the Medway, on 10th May 2017. Author of the book 1666: Plague, War and Hellfire, Rebecca specialises in the Stuart dynasty, the Restoration court, Anglo-Dutch Wars and seventeenth-century England, and is the founder and editor of the popular online history magazine […] Read More

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Lady Hamilton Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum

November 2016

An exhibition on the life of Emma, Lady Hamilton, is to be staged at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. Born into poverty in 1765, she rose to be a muse for famous artists, an influential ambassador’s wife, a European cultural icon, and mistress to Vice Admiral Lord Nelson – before facing prison and dying […] Read More

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Taylor & Francis Discount for Society Members

January 2016

Taylor & Francis, publishers of the Mariner’s Mirror, are offering a 20% discount on online book purchases to all members of the Society for Nautical Research for the duration of 2016 (30% for reviewers, editors and board members). For details of this offer and how to obtain the discount, please see this flyer. 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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