40th Annual WSS Naval Day Meeting 2018; 2nd June – Details announced

40th Annual WSS Naval Day Meeting 2018; 2nd June – Details announced

Please note there is a new venue this year. This is a short distance from the Hawthorns site of previous years.

40th Annual WSS Naval Meeting: 2nd June 2018

To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD

from 10.30 – 17.00

PROGRAMME

10.30 Coffee

10.40 Welcome from Dr Richard Osborne

Pre-meeting quiz answers

11.00 (1) Eleventh DK Brown Lecture: Dr Ian Speller: The development of Royal Navy amphibious warfare ships and craft, from 1945 to 1982.

12.00 (2) Dr Malcom Cooper: Blind Man’s Buff: The Trade War at Sea May 1940 – March 1941.

13.00 LUNCH

13.45 (3) Professor Andrew Lambert: Coast Assault in the 1850s – 1870s: the Creation of the Offensive Forces.

14.45 (4) Matt Skelhorn: Royal Navy wreck management.

15.45 Afternoon Tea

16.00 (5) Dr Innes McCartney: World War 1 U-boat wrecks.

17.00 Meeting ends

Please contact Dr Richard Osborne for booking information - drosborne@blueyonder.co.uk