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Ten Pound Island Book Company

October 2014

The Ten Pound Island Book Company, an American bookseller specialising in old, rare and out of print books, manuscripts and charts pertaining to the sea has just published its latest list. This list is composed of selections from the library of a retired naval officer and items from the collection of a gentleman on the west […] Read More

Dates for Next Year’s Diary

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


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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