Contemporaneous Maritime Analysis


To be launched in 2015...




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






  (Last updated 28th February 2015)


The launching of a self-published monograph entitled:-

 Undermining the Allies’ Sea Blockade: The Commission for Relief in Belgium and

the Comité National de Secours et d’Alimentation from Autumn 1914 until Spring 1915


To contact the author e-mail me at





Also, links to other websites ...






& Naval






Please note that common sense should be used when using internet sites as sources of information.

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