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CFP. Zeebrugge: The Centenary Conference

Conference: 20 & 21 April 2018. National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK CFP deadline: 1 December 2017 The National Museum of the Royal Navy are to host a symposium, held in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on the weekend of the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Navy and Royal Marine raid on the port of Zeebrugge. […]

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Call for Information: Can you help to create the story of Royal Naval Artificers?

The University of Portsmouth’s successful MA in Naval History is producing some exciting research into the social and cultural background of the Royal Navy.  Distance Learning Student and ex-Royal Navy Artificer, John North, is  researching the history of Artificers in the RN, and is calling on the public to help him write a history of […]

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Front page of the Daily Sketch, 21 June 1916. By kind permission of the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

The National Impact of the Jutland Battle: Civic and Community Responses during the First World War

The Battle of Jutland The largest naval battle of the First World War was fought in the North Sea near Jutland, Denmark, between 31 May and 1 June 1916.  Over 100,000 sailors were aboard 250 warships and it was the only full-scale encounter between steel battleships during the War. This naval battle was unlike any […]

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