Author Results for Cdt G La Roerie

The Admiral’s Whistle

By Cdt G La Roerie

A whistle similar to the boatswain’s call was once carried by captains and admirals and, richly decorated, served as a mark of authority in the days of galley warfare. With the passage of time and naval development the whistle (call) seems to have been delegated down the ranks and deprived of its decorative nature. This […] Read More

Filed under: Tudors | Early Modern | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship