40th Annual World Ship Society Naval Meeting: 2nd June 2018

May 2018

To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD from 10.30 – 17.00 with the following programme:



Dr. Ian Speller: The development of Royal Navy amphibious warfare ships and craft, from 1945 to 1982.

Dr. Malcolm Cooper: Blind Man’s Bluff: The Trade War at Sea May 1940 – March 1941.

 Professor Andrew Lambert: Coast Assault in the 1850s – 1870s: the Creation of the Offensive Forces.

 Matt Skelhorn: Royal Navy wreck management.

Eleventh D.K. Brown Lecture:

 Dr. Innes McCartney: Archaeology of World War 1 U-boat wrecks.


Attendance £15 or £25 including lunch. Full details available from:

Dr. R.H. Osborne, 11 Beechwood Road, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 2AF or

e-mail: drosborne@blueyonder.co.uk.


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