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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SNR Victory Medal 2014

June 2015

We are delighted to announce that, at a ceremony on board HMS Victory after this year’s AGM, the Victory Medal for 2014 was awarded to John Kearon for his outstanding contribution to historic vessel preservation in the UK and abroad. John comes from a seafaring family with a long and distinguished association with ships and […] Read More

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SNR Forum Re-Launch

April 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Society’s Forum, once a major hub of international nautical scholarship, has now been re-launched. Since its foundation in 1910, the Society has taken great pride in holding lively debate on all issues of nautical scholarship and research for the interest and benefit of amateur and professional historians alike. To cater […] Read More

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Anderson Medal Presentation 16 April

April 2015

 16 April 2015, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich We are delighted to present this year’s Anderson Medal for a maritime history publication to Susan Rose for her book England’s Medieval Navy: Ships, Men and Warfare.  The judging committee thought that Susan ‘has done a magnificent job in researching and writing about an era that is often neglected […] Read More

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Spring and Summer Events at the National Maritime Museum

Friday and Saturday, 10-11 April New Researchers in Maritime History Conference There is a great programme of speakers lined up from a range of different Universities as well as independent scholars to tell us all about their current research. The National Maritime Museum are hosting the Friday evening keynote address by John McAleer (University of Southampton) […] Read More

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