Sea & ships fact files

Horatio Nelson
Learn more about the search for the North-West Passage, Bligh and Shackleton, Nelson and Napoleon.
Howell Davies
Vikings and pirates, compasses and load lines, the Great Eastern and the Titanic.
Captain Scott in Antarctica
Columbus, Cook, Drake, Magellan, Nelson, Scott, Shackleton, Franklin and many others.
English Ships and the Spanish Armada.
Tudor and Stuart navies, the Spanish Armada and the Mary Rose.
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Frequently asked questions on subjects such as astronomy and time, battles, customs and origins, and the Royal Navy.