Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) Research Institute for Literature and Cultural History Research Seminar Where: LJMU, Mount Pleasant, John Foster Building, room 1.27 When: Tuesday 26 November, 5.30-7.00pm Dr Steven J. Taylor (University of Leicester) ‘ ‘Uncertain Futures: Child migration to Canada, 1870-1970.’ All welcome
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The Naval History Blog: No. 8
By Peter Garland on August 16, 2018 in blogs, Naval History Blog, notfeature
Why maritime history matters: Maritime highways – A personal journey. In his Pulitzer Prize winning book aptly titled The Prize, Daniel Yergin quotes Admiral ‘Jacky’ Fisher as telling Winston Churchill, on the latter’s appointment to First Lord of the Admiralty in September 1911, ‘east of Suez oil is cheaper than coal.’ It later became clear […]
Can you help to find the crew of HMS Ajax, Canada 1976?
By Melanie Bassett on July 19, 2017 in article, notfeature
An interesting story about how a town in Canada wish to honour their Royal Naval namesake has been unearthed by Port Towns and Urban Cultures. It is a perfect story about how maritime heritage, imperial sentiment, and urban identities can converge, but could you help them find out more? The town of Ajax, Ontario, Canada, […]