On 1 August 1803, Lieutenant John Quilliam, then fifth lieutenant of Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson’s flagship Victory, recorded in his own lieutenant’s log that ‘left the
Friday April 2nd 2021 is the 220th anniversary of the first Battle of Copenhagen, the final fleet action of the French revolutionary wars of 1792
The starting point for this book was my own experience as a young cadet with P&O in the early 1960s. During bridge watches at night,
A TALE OF TWO MAYAS Since the start of the pandemic ‘lockdown’ and the subsequent passing of my wife and partner in publishing, I have
While we socially isolate, we might spare a thought for seafarers battling the main diseases that often reached epidemic proportions among ships’ crews in the
Russia re-discovers its naval history. Over the last decade most Western European nations and most of the English-speaking world have been commemorating the centenary of
We hope you enjoyed our recent guest post from David Hobbs. Here is the second part. Enjoy!
British aircraft carrier design that led the world The Royal Navy designed and built the world’s first aircraft carrier, HMS Argus, in 1918. It has