Maritime Archives Masterclass

Tuesday June 29, 2021

This episode opens up the fascinating world of maritime historica... Read More

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The Terror

Monday April 12, 2021

Inspired by the recent BBC series 'The Terror', a chilling tale b... Read More

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The Channel with Charlie Connelly

Monday March 29, 2021

This week Dr Sam Willis talks with bestselling writer and award w... Read More

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How to Remember Captain Cook

Tuesday March 23, 2021

Dr Sam Willis explores the fascinating problems posed by Britain'... Read More

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Navigation Masterclass: Secrets of the South Pacific Wave Pilots

Tuesday March 9, 2021

Dr Sam Willis speaks with John Huth, the Donner Professor of Scie... Read More

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Sea Shanties and The Wellerman

Monday March 1, 2021

In response to the new global social media phenomenon of sea shan... Read More

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Steamboat Excursions on the Hudson for Chinese Americans, 1883

Wednesday February 24, 2021

This week we tackle the important history of race relations in Am... Read More

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The Most Important Book in Maritime History? Lloyd’s Register

Monday February 8, 2021

Dr Sam Willis speaks with Charlotte Ward to explore the remarkabl... Read More

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The cutting out of HMS Hermione, 24 October 1799

The Royal Navy’s Bloodiest Mutiny: Murder and Mayhem on HMS Hermione

Tuesday January 19, 2021

Dr Sam Willis discusses the infamous Hermione mutiny of 1797 with... Read More

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The Challenges and Rewards of Maritime History

Tuesday January 12, 2021

Dr Sam Willis speaks to Professor Felipe Fernández-Armesto, one ... Read More

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The Drake Jewel

Africans in Tudor and Stuart Port Towns

Wednesday January 6, 2021

Dr Sam Willis meets with Dr Miranda Kauffman to discuss the resea... Read More

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How to map climate change with 200 year-old ships logbooks

Monday December 7, 2020

One of the key aspects of maritime historical research that is he... Read More

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