Just Published Worldwide - Book Nine in the Alexander Clay series!
1803, and as Clay struggles with life in peace time Britain, Europe is sliding back towards war. When a French squadron leave Brest on a secret mission to India, Clay and the crew of the Griffin are soon on their trail...
New Article in Naval History Magazine
The latest edition of the US Naval Institute's Naval History magazine features an article by me on the development of anchors
My Latest Blog - A Tug of War, Naval style
In the 1830s the Royal Navy was unsure whether its new, steam powered warships should be fitted with paddle wheels or propellers. There was only one way to find out...
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Next blog - The Royal Dockyards
The greatest industrial concerns of the 18th century were the Royal Dockyards. Dotted around the world at strategic locations, it was here that Britain's Wooden Walls were designed, built and maintained