Great Maritime Innovations 2: Sea Charts

Tuesday December 19, 2023

This episode looks at the fascinating history of sea charts, a su... Read More

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Great Maritime Innovations 1: The Stockless Anchor

Wednesday December 13, 2023

This episode starts a new mini-series on maritime innovations, an... Read More

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Freak Ships of the Nineteenth Century: SS Bessemer

Tuesday December 5, 2023

This episode explores ss Bessemer (1874), known as the 'Swinging ... Read More

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HMS Poseidon: China’s Secret Salvage of Britain’s Lost Submarine – Maritime China 5

Sunday August 20, 2023

The British submarine HMS Poseidon sank off the Chinese coast dur... Read More

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Zheng He and the Chinese Treasure Fleets: Maritime China 1

Tuesday July 25, 2023

A Ming Dynasty court eunuch, a diplomat, an explorer, a mariner, ... Read More

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HMS Captain: Victorian Catastrophe

Monday July 17, 2023

The story of HMS Captain is one of the most shocking in naval his... Read More

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The Last Convict Ship: The Edwin Fox

Thursday May 4, 2023

The historic ship Edwin Fox has a remarkable history. Built in Ca... Read More

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Maritime Special Forces 1: The SBS

Monday March 13, 2023

This is the first episode of a two-part mini-series on the histor... Read More

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The Maritime History of Time

Tuesday February 28, 2023

The history of time and how it relates to the maritime world is o... Read More

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Victory at Sea in WW2: Naval Power and the Transformation of the Global Order 1939-45

Thursday December 22, 2022

In this episode Dr Sam Willis speaks with Professor Paul Kennedy ... Read More

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