The First Fifty Years

By R.C. Anderson, published February 1961


R.C. Anderson took the oppportunity of reaching the fiftieth year of publishing The Mariner’s Mirror to look back to the founding of the Society and check on progress. The most spectacular achievement was the saving and restoration of HMS Victory. Secondly, the estabishment of the Victory Museum in Portsmouth. Occasional publications, historical displays and the recording of lines and equipment of rapidly disappearing small craft were also achieved, but the planned Maritime Miscellany did not get published. The Nautical Dictionary however, at the time of writing, was well underway. The article is followed by a republication of the first Editorial from 1911.

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