Author Results for Alan McGowan

The First HMS Implacable

By Alan McGowan

This article begins with HMS Implacable’s career as Duguay–Truin before she was captured by Sir Richard Strachan after Trafalgar. As part of Sir Samuel Hood’s squadron in the Baltic for four years, Implacable was instrumental in taking the Sewolod in a daring manoevre. The article lists the rest of her career, finally no longer as […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Navies

Obituary: Lieutenant Commander Derek Howse MBE DSC FRIN FRAS

By Alan McGowan

Derek Howse, who died in 1998, was a Vice-President of the Society. He was first elected to the Council in 1982 and was a member of the Publications Committee from its formation in 1990. For a number of years he produced the Society’s Newsletter, along with the List of Members for 1995 and 1998. In […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography

Obituary: Commander J. E. G. McKee OBE RN (Retd.)

By Alan McGowan

Eric McKee, who died in December 1983, was a member of the Society for over 40 years and a Council Member from 1967 to 1971. In 1975 he gave the Annual Lecture on Traditional British Boatbuilding Methods and contributed a number of articles to The Mariner’s Mirror. He will be best remembered for his survey […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography