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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


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


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


The Challenges and Rewards of Maritime History

Tuesday January 12, 2021

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


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