2013 Anderson Medal Award

December 2014

We are delighted to announce that, out of twenty-five nominations, the prestigious Anderson Medal for the best maritime non-fiction book of 2013 has been awarded to Dr Susan Rose, an Associate Lecturer at the Open University, for her wonderful book ‘England’s Medieval Navy 1066-1509: Ships, Men & Warfare‘ (Published by Seaforth, 2013) The judging committee […] Read More

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Research into the History of Longitude

December 2014

To coincide with the latest magnificent exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich ‘Ships Clocks and Stars’ it is worth considering the extra work that is being done around the country to help expand our understanding of this key topic in maritime history. In particular, the University of Cambridge is leading a major research project […] Read More

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Dates for Next Year’s Diary

October 2014

On Wednesday 21 October all Society for Nautical Research members are invited to the Annual Wreath Laying Service In Nelson’s Crypt, St Paul’s Cathedral. This takes place at 11.00am, so arrive at 10.30am. First Sea Lord’s Representative lays a wreath on behalf of the Royal Navy.  Other wreaths are laid by a cadet on behalf […] Read More

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Improved Admission Arrangements For Society Members To HMS Victory And The National Museum of The Royal Navy (Formerly The Royal Naval Museum) In The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

September 2014

Public ticketing arrangements for admission to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard have changed. One admission ticket now gains entry to all the attractions. However, for members of the Society for Nautical Research and not more than 1 guest a special free ticket is available which gives access to HMS VICTORY and the National Museum of the […] Read More

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