The Laughton Unit, Kings College London.

August 2017

The Laughton Unit based in the Department of War Studies, Kings College London has increased its  digital presence to make its researchers, events and progress as a research unit more accessible. The unit was started in 2001 by Professor Andrew Lambert in honour of the founding ‘father’ of the field of naval history, Professor John Laughton. […] Read More

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Our Welsh Maritime Heritage

April 2016

Our maritime museums, societies and researchers are the lifeblood of Welsh Maritime Heritage. We have a long tradition of great historical and archaeological research and publication in Wales from Aled Eames, Robin Evans John Geraint Jenkins, David Thomas, Ken Lloyd Gruffydd and Lewis Lloyd. In collaboration between MOROL (Institute of Welsh Maritime Historical Studies) and […] Read More

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Free Mariner’s Mirror Jutland Article

March 2016

Following a request from the producer of a BBC 2 documentary on the Battle of Jutland, T&F have now opened access to a brief Mariner’s Mirror piece from 1957 on a collection of signals sent during the battle, for the remainder of 2016. Now held at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich this collection of signals consists of the original “chits” […] Read More

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Volunteers Wanted for First World War Project

March 2016

We are pleased to announce a joint collaboration between the National Maritime Museum and the National Archives, with the generous support of the Crew List Index Project team, to recreate the crew lists of Royal Navy ships for the First World War from service records of Officers and Ratings. The project’s aims are to identify […] Read More

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National Museum of the Royal Navy Launches Interactive Jutland Map

February 2016

The National Museum of the Royal Navy has launched an interactive map to create a record of the individuals involved in the Battle of Jutland. The map has been made live in anticipation of the new exhibition ’36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle that Won the War’ opening 12 May 2016 at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The map will provide […] Read More

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New Greenwich Maritime Centre – Launch

February 2016

The University of Greenwich is launching a new, cross- faculty Maritime Centre to promote a greater understanding and social awareness of the relationships between sea and society, and to be a platform for developing sustainable solutions for maritime issues. The launch of the Greenwich Maritime Centre is to be celebrated at an event starting at 1830 […] 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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Featured Mariner’s Mirror Article: Now Free

July 2015

The monthly Mariner’s Mirror featured article, advertised on our home page has now been made freely available for non-members to download, through our publishers, Taylor & Francis, increasing the accessibility of top class articles on naval and maritime history to the public. Read More

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Maritime and Ocean Affairs: Free Resource

June 2015

  Routledge publishers have created a Maritime and Ocean Affairs collection, featuring articles that discuss our relationship with the ocean. Routledge explain: ‘Seas and oceans cover 71% of the planet’s surface, and contain 96.5% of its water, so naturally it has taken up an important role in human culture for centuries. Although our understanding of the sea […] Read More

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The Trafalgar Chronicle 2015 Silver Anniversary: Call for Papers

April 2015

The Trafalgar Chronicle is the year book of the 1805 Club and it celebrates its silver anniversary this year. Proposals are sought for articles of 3,000 to 5,000 words dealing with any aspect of the sailing navy in the Georgian era. The theme of Trafalgar Chronicle this year is the victory of sea power, but […] Read More

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