41st WSS Annual Naval Meeting – 1st June 2019

41st WSS Annual Naval Meeting – 1st June 2019

To be held in the Bristol Commonwealth Society, 14 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1PD from 10.30 – 17.00


10.30 Coffee

10.40 Pre-meeting quiz answers

11.00 (1) Twelfth DK Brown Lecture: Dr Richard Hammond: British Perceptions of the Italian Navy 1935 – 1943.

12.10 (2) Dr Innes McCartney: Scapa 1919: The Archaeology of a Scuttled Fleet.
13.10 LUNCH

13.45 (3) Dr Jon Wise: Co-operation and Collaboration: the British and Dutch Navies in the Cold War.
14.45 (4) Professor Aidan Dodson: The Allocation of ex-enemy vessels at the end of the Second World War.
15.45 Afternoon Tea

16.00 (5) Dr Richard Osborne: Operation Ration: The Royal Navy’s blockade of Vichy France 1940 – 1942.
17.00 Meeting ends

If you would like to attend please contact Dr RH Osborne, 11 Beechwood Road, Nailsea, Bristol BS48 2AF (Tel: 01275 852183; OR BY E-MAIL TO: drosborne@blueyonder.co.uk) indicating whether you will or will not require a buffet lunch.
There is an attendance charge of £15 which can either be paid in advance by cheque (payable to Dr RH Osborne) or paid on the day. For those requiring lunch the cost is £25 and I need to know 7 days in advance of the event.