Contemporaneous Maritime Analysis

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British Maritime History...


Guides as to researching mariners



Mercantile & Naval


The British Merchant Service, Fishing Fleet 1835 - c.1972 also with reference to Seagoing Naval Reserves

The Royal Navy from c.1690 to c.1923

with reference to Naval Reserves





The British in India

The ‘Honourable’ East India Company

1600 -1834

The Indian Marine through to the Royal Indian Navy, R.I.N.R. and R.I.N.V.R. c.1613 to 1947



Academic Papers and Publications

Academic papers on the Royal Navy

- primarily in relation to the World Wars 1793-1815 and 1914-1919

Privately published monographs resulting from my main personal research into the British Merchant Service and Royal Naval Reserve during the Great War 1914-1919






  (Historical element last updated 14th March 2015)


The launching of two self-published monographs entitled:-


Undermining the Allied Blockade:

The Commission for Relief in Belgium and

the Comité National de Secours et d’Alimentation

from Autumn 1914 until Spring 1915






 Royal Naval Gunnery and Minesweeping at the Dardanelles


February to March 1915



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Also, links to other websites ...






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Details, such as that of museums, often change and need checking.