Seafarers’ Voices 7: Captain’s Wife

During the nineteenth century it became increasingly common for merchant service masters to take their wives to sea, particularly in the whaling … [Read more...]





HMS Warrior – Ironclad Frigate 1860

HMS Warrior, launched in 1860, was the first iron-hulled, sea-going armoured ship, and for many years was the most powerful warship in the … [Read more...]