Battle of Jutland Commemoration 23/05/2016

March 2016

On 23 May at 14.15 there will be a wreath laying ceremony in Trafalgar Square at which members of the Balfour, Beattie, Dreyer, Jellicoe, Latham and Wingfield families will lay weaths, as well as others. The proceedings will start with a number of readings, followed by a minute of silence at 14.28, when the first […] 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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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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Anderson Medal 2014 Winner Announced!

December 2015

The Society for Nautical Research is pleased to announce, that out of nineteen nominations this year for the Anderson Medal, Rip Bulkeley has been voted the winner for his book Bellingshausen & The Russian Antarctic Expedition, 1819-21 (published by Palgrave MacMillan, 2014). The judging committee thought that Rip Bulkeley’s book was a model of its […] Read More

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The Society Is Seeking Book Reviewers For The Mariner’s Mirror

October 2015

The Mariner’s Mirror is the international journal of the Society for Nautical Research. It has been published since 1911 and is recognized as the world’s leading journal of naval and maritime history. The content reflects the aim of the society and publishes ‘research into matters relating to seafaring and shipbuilding in all ages among all nations, into the language […] Read More

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Historic Boat Collection Under Threat

September 2015

With the sad death on 30th June 2015 of S.N.R. member, adventurer, and former Royal Marine, and British Army officer, Major David Goddard M.B.E., his unique collection of some 300 historic boats from around the World that formed the collection of the Exeter Maritime Museum, which sadly closed in 1997, faces a bleak future, according […] Read More

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King’s Maritime History Seminar Programme 2015-2016 Released

August 2015

King’s Maritime History Seminars, 2015-16 8 October 2015, Inadequate Convoy & ASW: own goals that would come back to haunt the IJN in the Pacific War Malcolm Murfett, King’s College London 22 October 2015, Ideology and Early Modern Naval Power Gijs Rommelse, Haarlemmermeer Lyceum, Hoofddorp 5 November 2015, Maritime Relief: Transnational Charities for British Prisoners […] Read More

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August Edition of Topmasts

August 2015

The August edition of Topmasts is now online with the familiar mix of articles and news.  This edition includes articles about the restoration of the Manx yacht Peggy; and a very unusual Naval family; further insight into The Mariner’s Mirror archive; and a report on the North American Society for Oceanic History conference from Monterey, California. […] 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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