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Nelson, Navy, Nation

Discover the new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum, Nelson, Navy, Nation and find out what the curators’ favourite object are. Download this episode

Stories in the crew lists

This talk was recorded as part of the 1915 Crew List Transcription Project: Volunteers Event on 3 October 2013. A thank you to the crew list volunteers who around the world are transcribing the details of 1915 merchant navy Crew lists to make them searchable online. Graham Thompson, Archives Assistant,…

The Merchant Marine in World War One

This talk was recorded as part of the 1915 Crew List Transcription Project: Volunteers Event on 3 October 2013. A thank you to the crew list volunteers who around the world are transcribing the details of 1915 merchant navy Crew lists to make them searchable online. Andrew Choong, Curator of…

The Nana Olomu flags

Heloise Finch-Boyer reveals her favourite objects at the National Maritime Museum. Download this episode

Cabin boy in the merchant navy

Flora Bain meets the veterans of the Arctic Convoys who recount their memories off their experiences. Download this episode

An Able Seaman on HMS Belfast

Flora Bain meets the veterans of the Arctic Convoys who recount their memories off their experiences. Download this episode

The Opium Trade

Flora Bain talks with Dr. Julia Lovell about how the British Empire was bankrolled by the opium trade. Download this episode

Daniel Defoe and Robert Knox

Flora Bain talks to Katherine Frank, author of Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth. Download this episode

Traders

John McAleer talks about the National Maritime Museum’s new permanent gallery. Download this episode

The Maritime Lecture series

Sara Wajid, Adult Learning Manager, discusses a new lecture series about the making of maritime icons. Download this episode