13th New Researchers in Maritime History Conference

Held at the Royal Naval Museum Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Friday 11th - Saturday 12th March 2005

Sponsored by the Society for Nautical Research, the British Commission for Maritime History and the University of Portsmouth.

It is hoped to publish summaries of the Conference papers here in due course.

Lectures given at this conference were:

• The New Forest and the Navy: Timber supplies to Portsmouth Dockyard in the 18th century -    Jeremy Greenwood, University of Exeter

The Brothers Pellew - Helena Benton, University of Portsmouth

A Year off Provence: Victualling Nelson’s Fleet in the Mediterranean, July 1803- June 1804 - Janet Macdonald

Mathew Flinders with Bligh in the Providence - Peter Ashley, University of Portsmouth

The Naval Biographical Database Project - the use of new technology in historical research - Christopher Donnithorne

Flags and Frigates – Seamen’s Embroideries of the 19th Century - Bridget Crowley, London

19th Century Maritime Businesswomen - Helen Doe, University of Exeter

The Flanders U-boat Flotilla, 1915-1918: A nest of vipers spawned by Allied Negligence - Deryck Swetnam, University of Portsmouth

Welding Advances in Shipbuilding 1919 to 1939 - Keith Langridge, University of Essex

RN Submarine Service Badges – Their History and Significance - Alexandra Havelock, Royal Navy Submarine Museum

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