H.M.S. Caroline Autumn Lecture Series

September 2018

Throughout October and November the National Museum of the Royal Navy’s H.M.S. Caroline will be holding a variety of history lectures in the Pump House visitor centre, which will discuss a broad range of topics about H.M.S. Caroline and the Royal Navy. Booking is required. Tickets cost £5/Concession £3.     4th October: ‘Out Upon […] Read More

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Talk: The Raising of the Mary Rose

August 2018

Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be providing his personal insights and anecdotes on the process of excavating and raising the Mary Rose, one of the largest underwater archaeological excavations in history, at an event at the Mary Rose Muesum in Portsmouth on 10th October 2018. Opening […] Read More

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Talk: The Untold Stories of the Africans who sailed with Francis Drake

August 2018

Join Dr. Miranda Kaufmann for a voyage into Black British History aboard the replica of Sir Francis Drake’s famous ship, the Golden Hinde, in London on 10th Oct 2018. Dr. Miranda Kaufmann, the author of Black Tudors: The Untold Story, will first whisk you away to Panama, where an African man named Diego first met […] Read More

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The Story of the Mary Rose Galley – Public Talk

May 2018

The Story of the Mary Rose Galley: Excavating, Raising and Recreating the Ship’s Kitchen on the evening of Wednesday 30th of May 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00. Christopher Dobbs, Head of Interpretation and Maritime Archaeology for the Mary Rose Trust will be discussing how artefacts from the Mary Rose have led the way in building a […] Read More

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New Exhibition at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York: “A View From the Deep”

May 2018

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the commissioning of U.S.S. Growler, one of the U.S. Navy’s first missile submarines, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York, where U.S.S. Growler now resides as an exhibit, is opening a new exhibition called “A View from the Deep“, chronicling Growler’s Cold War history, from inception […] Read More

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Appeal Launched for the Restoration of Historic D-Day landing Craft LCT7074

February 2018

The National Museum of the Royal Navy is working with the D-Day Museum to save one of the last surviving Second World War, D-Day Landing Craft Tank, LCT 7074. Landing Craft Tanks were capable of carrying ten tanks or other heavy armoured vehicles into battle. LCT 7074 is one of the last of these vital […] Read More

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Call for Volunteers to Help Restore the Replica Golden Hinde

January 2018

The Golden Hinde is a full-size replica of Sir Francis Drake’s 16th century galleon, the first English ship to circumnavigate the world. Constructed using traditional materials and methods, she launched in 1973 and has sailed further than the original before settling in her current home in Bankside, London since 1996. For over 30 years she […] Read More

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1805 Club Inaugural Conservation Symposium at Portsmouth

November 2017

The 1805 Club with the National Museum of The Royal Navy is hosting an innovative conservation symposium on the Monday, 11 December 2017. The museum’s historic naval base and unique collection of ships is the perfect setting for the occasion. As a charity and a pioneering member of the naval heritage family The 1805 Club […] Read More

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Call for Papers: New Researchers in Maritime History Conference 2018

October 2017

The British Commission for Maritime History, in association with the S.S. Great Britain Trust invites contributions to its twenty-fourth conference for new researchers. Hosted at the Great Western Dockyard in Bristol, the conference provides a unique opportunity for new scholars to present their work in a historic maritime setting. The Conference supports emerging scholars who […] Read More

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Mary Rose Trust Anniversary Lectures

September 2017

Built between 1509 and 1511, the Mary Rose was one of the first ships able to fire a broadside, and was a firm favourite of King Henry VIII. After a long and successful career, she sank accidentally during an engagement with the French fleet in 1545. Her rediscovery and raising were seminal events in the […] Read More

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