Mariner's Mirror. Society for Nautical Research. Partial index.

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This list is substantially complete to Vol. 51 for references to Portuguese maritime history, and the whole range of other interests of the compiler. There will be occasional omissions, but it also includes minor items not traceable in the published indexes. There is no current intention to extend beyond Vol. 51.

Author names may be punctuated in different ways, and are sometimes only initials in the original – (Anderson - RCA, Nance - RMN, Robinson -GR, Carr Laughton - LGCL, Brindley - HHB, for example).

Note: early volumes in 12 monthly parts.

Vol. 1, 1911

Note: pagination of part 8 repeats part 6 in this volume.

A.Moore. Of decks and their definitions. 18-23, 76-9, 178-182.

L.G.Carr Laughton. Capt. Nathaniel Botelier. 23-7 (see also 90-1, 153)

J.R.Tanner. The victualling instructions of 1697. 31-53

H.B.Wheatley. The ship models at Cuckfield Park Sussex. 54-5, 90, etc

R.M.Nance. A 15th century trader ["WA" drg]. 65-7

L.G. Carr Laughton. A bibliography of nautical dictionaries [1708-]. 84-9

A.Moore, R.M.Nance. Round-sterned ships. 105-11, 293-7

L.G. Carr Laughton. Peter Boat [Thames]. 117-8, (see also 153, 184)

R.M.Blomfield. The internal economy of men of war [terms: gun room etc] 161-4

R.G.Corney. The Xebec. 173-7.

H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval ships [stained glass etc]. various - 4 parts, see also Vol.2.

L.G. Carr Laughton. Bibliography of nautical dictionaries II - French [1643-]. 212-5

R.M.Blomfield. Man of war boats. 235-240 (see also vol 2)

L.G. Carr Laughton. Project for a nautical encyclopaedia. 245. (see also 289-292, editorial etc)

W.G.Perrin. The Navy List [ships]. 257-264, see also 321-9

J.Leyland. An old fighting merchant seaman [ca 1700]. 271-5

L.Arenhold. Ships earlier than 1500. 298-301

C.N.Robinson. Artistic trade cards of nautical instrument makers. 330-3

R.M.Nance. Italian ships of 1339. 334-9


Q64. R.M.Nance. Posaberga. 125

A64. Posaberga. pt 6 188, pt 8 187

Q. Trinker. Hatch boats [Thames]. 90

A. Hatch boats. pt 8 188

Q125. C.Field. Submarines at la Rochelle, 1627. 191

Q126. C.Field. Hedgehogs - 1543. 191

Q. LR. Hamble - old ship in mud in local folklore [ie HGaD]. 319

Vol. 2, 1912

H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval ships. pt V, 1-6, 44-52, 129-134, 166-173, 239-243.

R.M.Blomfield. Man of war boats II 7-9. (see also Vol.1.)

L.G. Carr Laughton. Auguste Jal. 14-19

J.G.Broodbank. The Howland Great Wet Dock [London]. 53-6

J.Sottas. Guillaume le Testu and his work. 65-75 and see 77-8

J.Sottas. Atlas of Drake's last voyage. 135-142

R.M.Nance. A 16th century sea monster. 97-104

Gregory Robinson and R.C.Anderson. Identification of models of men of war. 142-6, 164-6, 193-5, 236-8, 264-6, 340-1.

R.M.Nance and R.C.Anderson. A 16th century ship of Lubeck. 152-3

R.M.Nance. A trader and a man of war, late 14th century. 174-6

L.McCormick-Goodhart. Notes on the diary of Henry Teonge. 181-4, 216-7.

W.G.Perrin. The diary of Henry Teonge. 257-263

R.M.Nance. Trows past and present. 201-5

G.Callender. Wyngaerde's map of London [1540's]. 206-9, & see 316, 378-9

R.M.Nance. Some old time ship pictures. [1= kraek of WA]. 225-232, 309-315

A.Moore. Rigging of the 17th century. 267-274, 301-8

LG Carr Laughton. "ON". 275-280.

R.M.Nance. Early chain wales. 283-4

G.Crone. The ships of Maso Finiguerra [Florentine]. 294-300, 328-334, 371-7.

G.Robinson. The mediaeval artist - his value as a witness in nautical affairs. 353-8


A126. Hedgehog [powder explosion on boat in Thames 1545]. 59

A171. master gunner. 171

Q52. R.C.Anderson. A folio by Sir A.Deane, ex-Evelyn. 160

A folio - = Pepys MS 2910. 189

Q93. Light Horseman. 288 (cf later queries !!)

Vol. 3, 1913

A.Moore. Rigging in the seventeenth century - sails. 7-13.Running 328-336

H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval ships. contd. 14-17, 337-340.

G.Robinson & R.C.Anderson. Identification of models of men of war. contd. 18-19.

W.G.Perrin. Document: ornamentation of men of war 1703. 20-1.

R.M.Nance. Northern ships of ca 1340. 33-9.

R.C.Anderson. Big ships in history. 43-45.

R.Morton Nance. Some old time ship-pictures. Contd: 2 15thC fishing vessels. 65-70; 6. A group of Florentines [1470] 238-245, 276-9.

H.H.Brindley. A ship of Hans Burgkmair [ca 1511]. 81-4+plate

G.Callender. The ship in the Jerusalem window. 97-103

R.C.Anderson. The Royal Sovereign of 1637. 109-112, 168-170+plates, 208-211

R.M.Nance. The Ark Royal. 138-142

W.G.Perrin. Diary of H.Teonge contd. 143-6.

R.Morton Nance. A hanseatic bergentrader of 1489. 161-7+plate

H.S.Vaughan. The Nodal caravels of 1618 [Porte]. 171-3

W.G.Perrin. Document. Seamen's clothes [1623]. 178-9 & [1627] 216 & [1628] 246-7 & [1638] 280-2.

G.Callender. A mediaeval ship [picture] in the Ashmolean. 198-203.

J.Hagg. Some details from the model of the Swedish 50-gun ship Amaranthe [1653]. 204-207

D.Hannay. Ralegh's Orders [1617]. 212-5

C.H.Firth. Papers relating to the Navy in the Bodleian Library. 225-9.

H.S.Vaughan. The whipstaff. 230-7

R.M.Nance. Caravels. 265-271.

R.C.Anderson. The Prince Royal and other ships of James I. 272-5+plates & 305-7+plates; 341-.

R.M.Nance. Sea-stones and killicks in west Cornwall. 295-303

L.G.Carr Laughton. The ship-models of Phineas Pett [from Journal] 308-9


C.F. Mediaeval shipping in Scottish heraldry. 26-7

H.H.Brindley. Trow. 27-8.

M.R.C. William Canynges ships [1474]. 57. see also HHB 346-7

H.T.A.B. Compass points. [19thC]. 58-9

R.H. Tonnage [1711]. 89

R.C.Anderson. The whipstaff [models ca 1690]. 89-90.

R.M.Nance. Spritsails. 122-3.

G.Robinson. Rigging mysteries. 123-4.

R.C.Anderson. Big ships in history - correction. 124

Various. Skeg. 148

F.K.I. Trow. 149

R.C.A. Guns of Adler of Lubeck. 153. see also 222, 250, 284, 345.

H.H.Brindley. Trow 153-4

R.M.Nance. Trow. 186

R.M.Nance. Trows. 219-20.

R.M.Nance. Ships in a 15thC Froissart ms. 182-4.

R.M.Nance. The ships of Maso Finiguerra. 184-5

G.Callender. Bi-lobular sails [Chios 1500]. 186

R.C.Anderson. Santissima Trinidad [1769]. 249

W.S. The early steamer [explosion]. 252

R.M.Nance. Chain-cables. 1513. 284-5

W.B[oultbee].W[hall]. Bellying of 15thC sails. 347-8

G.Callender. A battleship of the Renaissance [bench-end]. 363-371

R.C.Anderson. A French warship built in Holland 1626. plate fp76


73.1912. Early Royal yachts [Fubbs]. R.C.A. 60.

10.1912. Steamer engine orders. WBW, R.C.A. 61

- Pett family [16th]. G.R. 61.

5. Spritsails. R.M.N.155-7

38. Portuguese squadron. J.K.L. 188, R.C.A. 223

44. Launching. H.H.B. 189-190, 253


38. A Portuguese squadron at Portsmouth 1793. R.C.A. 95

44. Launching - why stern first. H.H.B. 128

70. The Great Michael. 1511. J.L. 255

75. Foreign timber in English ships. J.L. 256

100. Chain defence for ports [cf booms] 350.

Vol. 4, 1914

R.M.Nance. Terradas and talismans. 3-13

G.Robinson. The development of the capital ship. 14-19

A.Moore. Accounts and inventories of John Starlying - Henry IV. 20-6, 167-.

H.S.Vaughan. Figureheads and beakheads of the ships of Henry VIII. 37-43

H.H.Brindley. Two ships on bench-ends. 44-49.

W.B.Whall. The Great Harry. 65-9. see also 117-8

G.Robinson, R.C.Anderson. The identification of models of men of war. 69-72.

R.M.Nance. The Marsilian. [Venetian merchant type] 77-81. see also 152. 210-1.

G.C.E.Crone. Model of the Hollandia of 1664-83. 106-9

H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval ships, contd. 110-4, 129-133.

H.S.Vaughan. Whipstaff contd. 133-144.

W.G.Perrin. Document: Seamen's clothes 1656. 148-150

W.B.Whall. Ships of 1529 [bellying sails, Porte charts etc] 174-8

A.B.Wood. The laws of Oleron. 195-9

R.M.Nance. A great Dane of 1600. 225-232+plate.

G.Callender. The Budleigh bench-end. 236-248 Balbian Verster. Japanese print of Dutch East Indiaman. 257-260+plate.

A.Moore. Seventeenth century rigging. conts 260-265.

R.M.Nance. Some old-time ship pictures contd. 275-282

R.M.Nance. A primitive western type [barc-] 304-11


R.C.A. Scots Navy. [St Michael sold to France 1512]. 29-30

R.M.N. XVthC sails. 51-2

R.M.N. Saint Louis of Hondius. 52 + plate fp33

R.M.N. An English ship's side shelf. 55 see also 153

R.C.Anderson. Orlop and koebrug. [deck heights] 84 see also 151.

R.C.Anderson. Trows. 85-6

R.M.Nance. Tile-ship at the Rijksmuseum + 16thC ship. 118-121

W.S. Rations in an East Indiaman 1698. 121

R.C.Anderson. Document. Couronne 1638. 206-8, 312-3

A.M. Trows - [photo square sail under Clifton bridge]. 213

R.C.A. Second edition of Witsen [incl Russian]. 214

R.C.Anderson. [French] caravel [Cowdray engraving top left 1545]. 282

F.C.P.Naish. Ancient marine laws. 283-4


94-1912. Registry of shipping. 1698 Act. 88-9

38-1913. Portuguese squadron in England. 218.

46 Scheltbemes and kelsweyn. 287


65. Gun-ports. 1493 seal Maximilian of Burgundy - six low ports ?? 319. H.H.B

Vol. 5, 1919

R.Morton Nance. British ships through Dutch spectacles. [including at p4 correction by Jal of 1836 Portuguese dictionary deriving bergantim from barca]. 3-9

R.C.Anderson. Some heresies with regard to decks. 10-15

R.C.Anderson. A Mediterranean Album of shipping. pp 25-6, 56-7, 189-190, and Vol 6. 315. Includes barco de Ericeira (p 190).

A.H.Moore. Some XVth C ship pictures (ca 1450 ?). pp 15-20. (includes northern 3-mast with lateen mizzen. see also MM Vol 63).

G.Callender. Miches, capsquares and trunnion bands. 34-45. see also 124

C.G,'t Hooft. The first English yachts, 1660. 108-123

R.M.Nance. The Grand Louise drawing. [ca 1500]. 142-9

R.C.Anderson. Models: some confirmation and a recantation. 149-153.


L.G.Carr Laughton. Document. The inventory of the Great Bark 1531. 21-2. see also 92.

EPP. Some Eastern craft [Indian ocean]. 23

R.Morton Nance. Mahona [arab boat] 24-5. see also R.C.ANDERSON, 59.

R.C.Anderson. Breech-loading guns [- to 40 lbs, 17thC]. 26

W.G.Perrin. Document: Navy Board letter 1716 - models in dockyards. 56.

var. Sovereign of the Seas. 125-6, 127-8


64, 1911. posaberga. R.C.Anderson, p 28.

159.1911. half-ports. F.K.Ingram. 62

Vol. 6, 1920

F.C.Prideaux Naish. Extracts from a slaver's log [Guinea coast-Jamaica etc, ca 1700]. pp 3-10, 40-43.

G.Robinson. The ancient breech-loading gun: a plea for better designed pigeon-holes. p 10-14. [whimsical: includes lessons of First World War].

R.C.Anderson. Jal's Memoire No 7 [section of Roccafortis]. 18-20

R.M.Nance. Fresh light on Terradas and Gelves [Indian Ocean]. 34-39

G.Robinson. The development of the capital ship - II. 44-50. see also 122-3

W.G.Perrin. Early naval ordnance [1580's lists]. 51-3

A.Moore. Craft of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. pp 73-5, 98-105, 136-142 [incl karib].

H.H.Brindley. Early reefs [in sails]. pp77-85. plus note by R.Morton Nance, pp85-6.

J.Sottas. Early yachts. [incl 2 to Versailles overland]. 115-9. see also R.C.Anderson 219-20+plate.

R.C.Anderson. Two new sets of fighting instructions [ca 1670]. 130-135.

R.M.Blomfield. British naval flags of command [17thC]. 207-212.

A.Moore. A barge of Edward III, [1373]. 229-242.

G.A.Ballard. Transporting the obelisks at Karnak. 264-273, 307-314.

R.C.Anderson. Henry VIII's Great Galley. 274-281

G.E.Manwaring. An unknown painting of the Sovereign of the Seas [Castro]. 290-2. see also RMN/RCA, 344-6

R.C.Anderson. More heresies about decks. 329-332.

J.Leyland. Adriatic weather rhymes. 355-359.

A.B.Wood. The Mediterranean galley and her rig. 360-364.

R.C.Anderson. The Prince Royal of 1610. 365-8+plates.


R.C.Anderson. The Grace Dieu 1446-1486. 22-4.

FLR/JSC/CLS etc. Early breech-loading guns. 120-1, 184-5

R.C.Anderson. Armaments in 1540. 281.

Ailsa/Owen. ballast dredging. 123-4

W.G.Perrin. Document. Regulations about salutes 1702. 156-7

HHB. Bowges [in sails]. 158

R.C.Anderson. Guns at Tangiers [includes drawing of Portuguese gun - selavagem: cf Valdez dos Santos article]. pp 246-8.

W.G.Perrin. Early naval ordnance [lists 1585 ships]. Note. pp 51-3.

R.C.Anderson. Armaments in 1540. [lists of royal ships]. Note. p 281

R.C.Anderson. The raising of the chain-wales. 1702. 217

H.S. Some XVI century Mediterranean craft [incl chain at Rhodes]. 250-1

E.A.Dingley. The Ozannes. 379-80.


A65, 1914. gun-ports. R.C.Anderson 124.

Q.81. Ship of 1523. p 319. By G.E.Manwaring. [ship of Templars ?]

A.38, 1911. Portuguese squadron in England, 1793. By T.V. cf Vol.III, p188

Q33. Skyrasas. what type, HH. 64

A33. Skyrasas. R.C.A 89

Q67. Cordeliere, 1512. 224.

Q81. A ship of 1523 [Templar's Rhodes ship - lead sheathed]. GEM. 319

Q82. French gun of 1627 [800lbs, firing 150lbs !]. GEM. 319.

Vol. 7, 1921

H.S.Vaughan. The East India Company & Interlopers [18thC]. pp 19-21.

G.E.Cooper. Sidelights on the Slave Trade [1788]. pp 34-7.

R.C.Anderson. Comparative Naval Architecture, 1670-1720, Part I, pp 38-45; II pp 172-181; III, pp 308-315.

G.Robinson, The development of the capital ship, III, pp 108-117.

F.Bernelle. Pierre Puget. pp 168-171.

H.T.A.Bosanquet, The maritime school at Chelsea [18thC]. pp 322-9

R.C.Anderson. More doubts about decks. [incl.ref to Madre Deus, 1592]. pp 362-7.

R.Morton Nance. Some ships of 1541-2 [English, on map of Calais]. pp 368-373 + plates incl fp353.


H.E.Purey-Cust. The Station Pointer. p 118.

B.G.C. Palella de servar [catalan= palo de servicio - spare spar]. p 152.

W.H.Ogilvie. Drogues for use in a tidal river [incl India]. p 153.

H.H.Brindley. Nacelle, navette & nef, pp 220-1.

A.Balsen. Ancient guns [Spanish ex-Armada, at Calais ?]. p251.


G de Artiñano. La Arquitectura Naval Española...Madrid 1920. p32.

J.Hornell. The common origin of the outrigger canoes of Madagascar and East Africa. 1920. p 63-4 By H.H.Brindley.

J.Hornell. The origins and ethnological significance of Indian boat designs. p 64. By H.H.Brindley.

F.L.Robertson, The evolution of naval armament [very rude !]. p 254, by R.C.Anderson


21. F.L.R. Breech loading and other guns [16thC]. p 93.

Vol. 8, 1922

A.B.Wood. The Llibre de Consolat. pp 19-25.

A.R.G.McMillan, "An abridgement of all sea-laws". [ref Mare liberum]. pp 276-280.

G.E.Manwaring. Dress of British seamen ...till 1600. pp 324-333.


W.S[alisbury]. The Llibre de Consolat. pp 90-1. see also A.B.Wood, pp 148-9.


Sotheran, Bibliotheca Chemico-Mathematica, 2 vols London 1921 [incl nautical]. pp 64-5, by H.H.Brindley.

A.Anthiaume. Le navire, sa construction en France..... Paris 1922. p65. By H.H.B.

C.T.Ricardo. Brazilian State barge. p 149. [ref to photograph of recent use. 1936??? pencil note in volume]

C.E.Eldred. The first circumnavigation [origin of recent models of Victoria] 287

G.E.Crone and GRC. Mtepe of East Africa. [Zanzibar - prows, etc; ref to Feb 1920]. p 317

W.L.Wyllie. Capstan Yard. 180 [Portsmouth chain, ref Cowdray drg]


A39 (1913). H Szymanski. An early German fleet. p 126. [Duke Jacob of Kurland: colony 1654 St Andreas, Guinea coast, and Tobago.] See also p 187: Courland = Polish/Lithuanian.

A18. Compass markings. F.Debenham, J.C.Lloyd, A.O Claughton. [fleur –de- lis origin, ref to Portuguese first use, Naples 1302, etc] pp 157-8.


27. Phillimore. Mediaeval Spanish vessels. [type names in Ibaniz]. p 128.

39. R.S.Bruce. Dress of seamen of Spanish armada [knitting patterns Fair Isle]. p223

48. Constant Reformation - chaplain. [sank 1651 off Azores]. C.F. p 253.

Vol. 9, 1923

W.G.Perrin. Notes on the development of bands in the RN [from 12thC]. pp2-10, 46-7, 78-83, and four other parts for progressively later material. Also: LGCL on shanties].

I.G.Powell. Early ship surgeons [17thC]. pp 11-15, and Note, pp 212-3. See also notes by L.G.Carr Laughton p 122 and G.E.Manwaring, pp215-6.

G.Callender. Fresh light on Drake. pp 16-28.

G.Callender. Our Lady of the Good Wind. [Prado:16thC]. pp 55-6 and pl.facing p33. see also notes by R.C.Anderson, R.M.Nance, p 119.

A.P.Newton. Auditing of Navy Accounts under Edward IV [Document, 1482]. pp56-8.

L.G.Carr Laughton. The great ship of 1419 [Bayonne, cf Madre de Deus]. pp 83-7.

L.G.Pritchard. Chinese junks [Keying 1806-1912, incl compartments]. pp 89-91.

R.M.Nance. Some French carracks [15thC]. pp 130-6 and pl.facing p 128.

A.W.Reed. John Rastell's voyage [Newfoundland] in the year 1517. pp 137-147.

G.E.Manwaring. Dress of the British seaman - II. pp 162-173, III, pp 322-332.

F.L.Robertson. A transformation in armament [early 16thC]. pp 173-9.

F.E.Dyer. Drake's voyage of circumnavigation. pp 194-201.

I.A.Donnelly. Foochow pole junks. pp 236-231.

C.Field. Santa Anna [1530]- early armourclad. pp 354-8.

F.Moll. The navy of the province of Fukien [1850 - drawings of ships and labelled parts]. pp 364-376.

G.E.Manwaring. The safeguard of the sea [document 1442]. pp 376-9.


G.Callender and W.G.Perrin. Society for improvement of naval architecture. p88.

C.K. Santa Maria [various models for 1892]. p 246. Also notes pp 342,380.

R.C.Anderson. Bow view of the "kraek" [15thC]. p 283, plate facing p 282. see also note R.M.N, pp 341-2.


R.C.Anderson. Guns and breechings [Manwaring - not for recoil]. No 60. p 254 see answers pp 314-5.

Answer. Compass markings/fleur de lis [Indian lotus] G.E.Manwaring, p 62.

Vol. 10, 1924

G.A.Ballard, The navigators of the Indian Ocean prior to the era of European domination, pp 108-123.

G.A.Ballard, The arrival of the white man in the Eastern seas, pp 267-288.

G.A.Ballard, The first plan of European dominion in the Indian Ocean, pp 335-354.

I.A.Donnelly. River craft of the Yangtszekiang. pp 4-16.

R.C.Anderson. Early books on shipbuilding and rigging. pp 53-64.

M.D.Brindley. Canoes of British Guiana [incl Brazil]. pp 124-132 and 307-8.

H.S.Vaughan. Santo Cristo of Lepanto. pp 324-334

B.M.H.Rogers. Dampier's voyage of 1703. pp 366-381.


R.C.Anderson. Decks of the kraek [15thc]. p89, also R.Morton Nance pp 304-5.

G.Artinaño, R.C.Anderson, R.M.Nance. Santa Anna [1530]. plate facing p 105, pp 212-4. also C.Field and H.S.Vaughan, pp 305-7.

H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval two masted ships. pp 215-6.

B.Glanville Corney. HMS Endeavour [Cook-1768] and foreign suspicion [Porte]. pp 289-292.

R.C.Anderson. The Swedish Stora Krafvel [1532]. pp 388-9.


R.C.Anderson. Two masted ships 15thC. p95, plate facing 95. and R.M.Nance, pp 309-310.


J.Hornell, Origin of Chinese junks and sampans [incl. ref to Brazilian jangadas], Jnl Asiatic Soc Bengal 1922. by HHB. pp 316-7.

By HHB: "The Great Michael" [1511]. The Rock, Dumbarton Works Magazine. p416.

Vol. 11, 1925

L.G.Carr Laughton. The study of ship models. 4-28+plates see also RCA 208-9

E.W.H.Fyers. The story of the machine vessels. 51-90.

R.C.Anderson. Italian naval architecture about 1445. 135-163.

A.W.Johns. Sir Anthony Deane. 164-193.

G.Robinson. Some forgotten chapters in naval history. 194-202.

V.K.Ting. Things produced by the works of nature [Chinese shipbuilding 1639]. 234-250.

N.Macleod. The shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. 276-291

N.Macleod. Shipwright officers of the Royal Dockyards. 355-369

R.Morton Nance. Stone carved ships in Brittany. 292-300.

H.R.H.Vaughan. The old dockyard at English harbour, Antiga. 301-306

G.Stretton. An Earl's voyages in the late 14th century - accounts. 307-315.

I.A.Donnelly. Early Chinese ships and trade. 344-354.

L.G.Carr Laughton. HMS Britannia, 1700. 392-410.

F.E.Dyer. Burghley's notes on the Spanish Armada. 419-424

G.A.Ballard, The War of the Arabian Sea, 1508-9, pp 29-49.

G.A.Ballard, Albuquerque's operations on the Western seaboard of India, pp 116-134.

G.A.Ballard, The maritime expeditions of Albuquerque after the capture of Goa, pp 251-275.

G.A.Ballard, The century of Portuguese supremacy in the Indian Ocean, pp 370-391.


E.M.Little. The Santa Anna [re purpose of lead]. 92-3, see also 328

-. Ancient craft in Los Angeles harbour. 97-8

G.A.B. Primitive square rig [Irrawaddy]. 100-2, see also 329

R.C.Anderson. The Cuckfield Britannia model. 206-8, see also 327

G.C.E.Crone. The Folly [CII yacht]. 209-10

Van Nouhuys. Early yachts in England [1661-2]. 212-4+plates

LGCL. Under rothir - tidal phrase. 216

C.A.J.Skeel. References to ships in early English wills. 316-7.

P.L. A floating dock, 1745. 429-30.

R.Morton Nance. A 15th century windlass. 432-4. see also Vol.12,p97

HRHV. The island of Juan Fernandez. (+Selkirk=R.Crusoe), 435+platefp355.

R.C.Anderson. The date of the Great Dane. 439. [1620 not 1600 ?]


Q3. Early maps [crescent shapes in mappa mundi]. M.C.A. 104

A40. 1924. Primitive square rig. RCA 218; T.R.Beaufort [list of Indian types]. 218-220.

Vol. 12, 1926

H.H.Brindley. Early pictures of lateen sails. 9-22+plates

J.Hornell. Edye's account of Indian and Ceylon vessels in 1833. 45-68. [incl ref to Porte]

G.A.Ballard. The arrival of the Dutch and British in the Indian Ocean. 69-94.

G.A.Ballard. The downfall of Portugal in the East. 169-195

G.A.Ballard. The effect of the Anglo-Dutch wars of the 17th C on Indian Ocean developments. 264-88.

G.A.Ballard. The general situation in the Indian Ocean during the early Georgian period. 375-95.

G.A.Kempthorne. Sir John Kempthorne and his sons [Pepys etc]. 289-317

J.G.Bullocke. Capt.Tyrrell and the East India Company. 318-323

W.G.Perrin. The Lord High Admiral and the Board of Admiralty. 117-144.

H.G.rawlinson. The Flanders galleys 1327-1532 [Venetian trade]. 145-168.

Document - Instructions for a muster master. 1692. 207-210

C.H.Firth. Sailors of the Civil War, Commonwealth and Protectorate, 237-259

R.C.Anderson. A Mayflower model. 260-3+plates/plan

F.Moll. The history of wood-preserving in ship-building. 357-374

L.G.Carr Laughton. Capital ship. [term, from 1653]. 396-405.

A.C.Dewar. The naval administration of the interregnum 1641-59. 406-430.

A.W.Johns. Phineas Pett. 431-442+frontispiece.


R.C.Anderson. The Britannia model. 95-7. see also Vol.11

R.C.Anderson. Windlasses and capstans. 97. see also Vol 11.

C.N.R. The fight of the Mary Rose [1669]. 97-100+ plates

H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval rudders. 211-6+plates. see also 346

H.H.Brindley. Kite-sails of Melanesia. 216+ plate.

R.C.Anderson. Royal Louis model. 218-9

R.C.Anderson. A variation in Witsen. 220-1

J.Hornell. Nomenclature of Eastern sea-craft. [ref non-existence of dhows, MM5p23]. 228-30

H.H.Brindley. Unusual methods of launching. 342-3. [see MM 3].

R.L.Footer. Tinned foods in the Navy. 345-6

L.G.Carr Laughton. Small craft of ca 1500. 445-7

L.G.Carr Laughton. The fight of the Mary Rose 1669. 448-9.

R.C.Anderson. Miller's Complete Modellist. 449

H.S.Vaughan. The corsairs of 1485 [Columbus] and the Flanders galleys. 450-1.

F.E.Dyer. The free shipwrights of London. 451-3

B.M.Ward. Martin Frobisher and Dr John Dee. 453-5


16. Book by Witsen [Roding - 30 plates].349.

18. Cost of ordnance, formula £1000/gun ca 1765 ? LGCL.

Vol. 13, 1927

G.A.Ballard. The first and second Anglo-French conflicts in the Indian Ocean. 14-37.

G.A.Ballard. The last battlefleet struggle in the Bay of Bengal. 125-144.

G.A.Ballard. Hughes and Suffren. 348-356

H.W.Richmond. The Hughes-Suffren campaign. 219-237 Beer. The Lord High Admiral and the administration of the Navy. 45-50

M.Christy. Capt. William Hawkeridge and his voyage in search of a NW passage in 1625.. 51-78

Document. Lieutenants' Instructions, 1677 [Pepys]. 80-2

W.G.Perrin. The prime meridian. 109-124

F.E.Dyer. Capt. John Strong. Privateer and treasure hunter [1698]. 145-159.

H.Syzmanski. The history of decorated and coloured sails. 160-6

L.H.St C.Cary. Harwich Dockyard. 167-171

F.W.Brooks. A French 18th C document on the construction of galleys. 238-247

F.Moll. The history of the anchor. 293-332+plates

W.Senior. The Judges of the High Court of Admiralty. 333-347.

G.Robinson. Castles in the Sea. 357-367


H.H.Brindley. Mediaeval rudders. 85-8

R.C.Anderson. Miller's Complete Modellist. 88-9

Various. Capital ship. 94-6.

L.G.C.L. The date of the Great Dane. 179-80.

H.H.Brindley. Didal boat. 180

W.V.Cannenburg/RCA. Document. Details of a Dutch ship of 1583. 272-4.

F.C.P.Naish. A suggested deck plan for a late 16th century ship. 279-80

E.Fyers. document: Returns of Cornelis Johnson, gunmaker...1512. 368-371.

F.E.Dyer. document: Watchmen in the dockyards 1670. 371-2

H.H.Brindley. The Royal Louis of 1668. 373

R.C.Anderson. Elizabethan decks. 380-1


15. Early steamboats on Thames (Margery, 1818). M.F.W. 284

18. Dhow, Malaga 1661 ? - [earliest NED is 1800] 285.

A.18: Dhow. RCA [not in original - "Turks man of war"] 383.

Review. LGCL on R.G.Albion, Forests and sea-power. 288

Vol. 14, 1928

J.Sottas. A Phoenician ship of the first century AD. 5-12+plate.+insert96, see also 388-391 D.Verwey and Vol.15p82.

W.G.Perrin. The Vice Admiral and Rear Admiral of the United Kingdom. 26-31, see also 176-8

A.W.Johns. Principal officers of the Navy. 32-54.

Document: reports of Pepys' speech, 1668. 55-8.

Document: the cutting down of the Sovereign 1651. 62-3

C.R.Boxer, European rivalry in the Indian Seas, 1600-1700, pp 13-25.

J.W.Van Nouhuys. Some kinks in the history of the anchor. 108-112.

G.A.Ballard, Early European rivalry in the Indian Ocean, [note], pp 113/4.

F.W.Brooks. Naval armament in the thirteenth century. 115-131+plate

H.Borjeson. The Swedish ship Stora Krafwelen of 1532. 149-157.

H.Borjeson/RCA. Document. Dutch shipbuilding in 1664. 158-162.

C.R.Boxer, Naval actions between the Portuguese and Dutch in India, 1654, pp 242-258.

F.E.Dyer. The journal of Grenvill Collins [17thC, Tangier, pilot etc]. 197-219+plates [incl Narborough's fighting instructions 1678].

R.C.Anderson. English galleys in 1295, 220-241

R.T.Gould. Some unpublished accounts of Cook's death. 301-319+plates, 371-385.

R.C.Anderson. The Royalists at sea, 1649. 320-338+plates. [incl Deane, Blake].

L.G.Carr Laughton. Gunnery, frigates and the line of battle.. 339-363.


Various. Hughes and Suffren. 64-74, 271-2.

H.H.Brindley. Chain cables. 76-7+plate

R.C.Anderson. Commonwealth frigates. 77-9

L.G.C.L. Bowge. 79-80.

F.E.Dyer. The free shipwrights of England. 82-3+plate

L.G.C.L. Falls in decks. 170-1.

L.G.C.L. The construction of galleys. 172

L.G.C.L. Scarf. [ref Dutch 1583]. 174


A15.1927. Early steamboats on the Thames. 87-8, 285-6.392

Vol. 15, 1929

F.W.Brooks. The King's ships and galleys, mainly under John and Henry III. 15-48. see also 69

C.V.S.Jackson. Fore topsail halliards and backstays in 16th and early 17th century ships. 49-53.

A.D.Harrison. Thomas Eldred, Merchant. 54-64+plate. see also 416-7, 421-3.

E.G.R.Taylor. Master John Dee, Drake and the Straits of Anian. 125-130.

W.Senior. The Bucentaur. 131-8.

F.W.Brooks, The Cinque ports. 142-191

H.B.Culver, A contemporary 15th century ship model [the Mataro], pp 213-221+plates. see also 415+plate RCA.

F.E.Dyer. Captain John Narborough and the battle of Solebay [ca1672]. 22-232

J.Hornell. The kru canoes of Sierra Leone. 233-237

G.Robinson. The seventeenth century frigate. 271-281

G.C.Speziale. The Roman galleys in the lake of Nemi. 333-346

H.M.Denham. Caligula's galleys. 347-350.

F.W.Brooks. Naval Administration and the raising of fleets under John and Henry III. 351-390.

Document. Instructions for captains, 1663. 408-14


A.W.Johns. The master shipwrights of Chatham Dockyard. 65-7

E.Du Boulay. Bowge. 72

Various. Outboard loading. 73-5

L.G.Carr Laughton. Early two-masted ships in England. 78-9. see also 196-7

R.C.Anderson. An early English scale-model. 83-4.

RCA ? Plates of N.Witsen [30 of foreign shipping.] 192-6+plates

J.W.Damer Powell. Frigates. 197-8

Van Nouhuys. Dutch shipbuilding/English galleys. 313-4.


1. J.W.D.P. Name of Portuguese galleon, 1616, Manuel de Menezes. 90

A1.1929, ditto. C.R.Boxer. 201-2 Name of galleon [São Julião, 1616], pp 201/2.

11. Medway Chain. CK. 90

A27 1929. Skids [boat stowage on deck 17th C]. 317


by R.C.Anderson of C.R.Boxer, Nuño Alvares Botelho e a sua armada de alto bordo (1624-5), from Revista de Historia XVI. p 327.

by C.R.Boxer, of Frazão de Vasconcellos, Subsídios para a História da Marinha Portuguesa, Vols I and II. pp 429-31.

by C.R.Boxer, of E.Prestage, Affonso de Albuquerque, Governor of India. p 431.

Vol. 16, 1930

C.R.Boxer. The surprisal of Goa's Bar (1639). p5-17+plate

EGRT. More light on Drake: 1577-80. 134-151.

RCA- Report. Santa Maria of Columbus. 187-195

W.E.Brockman. The Order of St John of Jerusalem. 239-258

F.V.Longstaff. British Columbian Indian cedar dug-out canoes. 259-262+plates. (see also 17.p284)

F.W.Brooks. The battle of Damme -1213. 263-271

J.Hornell. Tongue & groove seam of Gujarati boatbuilders. 309-312 +plates.

CR Boxer. The third Dutch war in the East 1672-4. 343-86


C.Knight. Royal Sovereign and Prince. 87

RCA. Models of Dutch East Indiamen and other matters. 88-90

RCA. Dutch shipbuilding. 93-4

G.C.E.Crone. A contemporary 15th C ship model. 96

WEC Harrison. An early voyage of discovery. 1480. 198-9

RCA. A model of the St Michael, 1669. 280-281+plates

RCA. Foretopmast rigging in 1600. 282-3

RMN. Mediaeval graffiti of ship. 290-1

CRB. Outboard loading. 292

CVSJ. Martnets. 292-4.

Van Nouhoys. The Ship's council on expedition of Pett & Jackman, 1580. 411-4

E du Boulay. Salt [-ing frames]. 414.

RCA. The fokesail in 1435. 415-6

C.Knight. Navigation instruction in 1677. 422-3


11. Moses boats 1696. MFW. 205. Answers 297

27. Sailing barges. HA Willis. 299


C.R.Boxer Commentaries of Ruy Freire de Andrade. RCA 102

WG Perrin - Boteliers Dialogues. LGCL. 102-3LGCL.

Ed C.R.Boxer. Journal of Tromp, 1639. WGP, 301-2

Botelho de Sousa. Subsídios para a História Maríitima da India I 1585-1605. CRB. 430-2

Vol. 17, 1931

LHSC Cary. Trincomali. pp21 f [two pages to 17th century].

L.H.Bolander. Introduction of shells and shell guns in the US Navy. [some prior history] 105-112

RCA. Royalists at sea, 1650.135-168. Refs to Portugal.

GS Laird Clowes. The Portrait of the Sovereign. 169-173

LGCL. Henri Grace à Dieu lecture. 174-180

J.R.Powell. Blake's reduction of the Scilly isles, 1651. 205-222

C.Carter. Shipping gallery, Liverpool Museums. [incl 90-gun 1683 model +slips].

223-235 +plates. esp 225-6

G.C.Speziale. The Roman anchors found at Nemi. 309-320 +plates

J.W.Van Nouhoys. Model of a Spanish caravel of the 15th C. 327-346+plates [one plate 1448 has hinged port].

AGM [includes E.Chappell on Pepys and draughts] - 393-4


W.V.Cannenburg. Renaming of the French fleet, 1671. 75-80.

GAB. Third Dutch war in the East [ref vol 16]. 81-2

RCA. Rigging of 1600. 83

GCE Crone, C.King, RMN. Martnets etc. 85-90

F.B.Brooks. The development of the rudder. 185-6

RCA. Dutch shipbuilding correction. 186

HHB. Exinct W.African plank boat. 186-7+plates

C.King. Naval collection of Malta. 187-8

D.Verwey. Russian barges [t&g planking cf Bombay]. 188-191+plates

HHB. Southern influence in early Scandinavian shipbuilding. 190-1. [See 18]

P.Holck. Outboard loading [Danish, + plate]. 282-3

W.V.Cannenburg. Galeas, chebeck or frigate. 285

D.Verwey. Porteloff (1295). 285

D.Verwey, RCA. Phillipe and Wynewes. 286

HHB. Provencal marsh boats. 287+plate

GCE.Crone, RMN. Martnets. 287-9+plates

F.E.Dyer. Fire shot and fire arrows. 290

GAB. The mainmast of the Henri Grace a Dieu. 397

RCA. Convertine, 1650. 398-9

J.R.Powell. Blake's arrival at Lisbon. 399-400

F.E.Dyer. Sir Christopher Myngs. 404.

Answer. 38 1950. Anglo-Dutch companies war 1616-20. CGPJ

Query 17. Danish ships in England 1606.(cf 1914p127). 295-6


L.Péringuey. Inscriptions left by early European Navigators on their way to the East. HHB. 199-200

Vol. 18, 1932

J.R.Powell. Blake's reduction of Jersey 1651. pp64-80. [see JRP 427]

LGCL. The Royal Sovereign, 1685. 138-50. [see C.Knight 427]

A.C.Dewar. The language of the Dutch Admirals in the 17th century. 151-60. see CRB 426-7

RCA. Models of Dutch EImen 1716-1725. 162-8 + plates. see also MM19 343-4 + plates.

H.Lovegrove. Junks of the Canton river and West river system. 241-253

A.W.Johns. The Constant Warwick. 254-66

Lecture.HHB. Primitive craft, evolution or diffusion. 303-317

G.Callender. The Greenwich Portrait of Sir Francis Drake. 359-62 + plates.

H.Borton Butcher. The London EI CO's first expedition. 382-402. see MM19 240-1 CRB

EGRTaylor. The seaman's bookshelf on the eve of the Restoration. 403-410

C.Knight. Carpenter master shipwrights. 410-422


P.Holck. Danish shipbuilding in 1613. p81-6.

LGCL. Early masts. 93

LGCL. The Philippa's mast and sail. 93-4

LGCL. Henri Grace a Dieu's mast and sail plan. 94-6. [see RCA 428-9]

RMN. Roman anchors at Nemi. 188

RMN. A spanish caravel of the 15th c. 188-9

RCA. Carvel or caravel. 189

D.Verwey. Turkish rigs. 190-3

HHB. Mediaeval shrouds. 193-4 + fig.

Van Nouhoys. Fire arrows in naval warfare. 194

H.Lovegrove. The building of the long serpent. 196-7

LGCL. Ketch yachts [Fubbs etc]. 197-8

RCA. Blake's arrival at Lisbon. 200

D.M.Walker. Disinfecting ships in 1758. 318

Outboard loading. RCA. 92 +fp

The ell. MA. 92-3

RCA, G.C.Speziale. Galeass, Chebeck or frigate [re Cannenburg,1931]. 325.

LGCL. Sixteenth century mainstay. 326

RCA. Southern influence on early Scandinavian shipbulding (ref 1931 ?) 423

HHB. 14thC rowing boat. 424-5 + plate

RCA. Ship list of 1649. 426


Q9. Windmill pump. R.Stuart Bruce. 205 A9 327

Q12. Mould-lofts. ADM. 204-5 A12 327-8

Vol.19, 1933

EGRT. Sir William Monson consults the stars. 22-26

F.W.Brooks. Cinque Port feud with Yarmouth 13th C. 27-51

E.B.Worthington. Primitive craft of Central African Lakes. 146-163

RCA. Have the Mayflower's masts been found. 164-171.

Chappell. Lecture. Samuel Pepys. 212-232

H.P.Mead. The story of the semaphore. 327-334

HHB. Early two masted ships in England. 339-40 + plate

H.C.Krueger. The routine of commerce between Genoa and NW Africa during the late 12thC. 417-38

J.Hornell. The Baganda Canoe: the problem of its origin. 439-45 + plate


LGCL. Shivers of brasse. 15thC, 117-8

HHB. Navigation rules of ancient Babylon. 118-9. see RMPW, 239-240.

E.Chappell. Bagwell and Pepys. 119-121

P.Holck. Spritsail Topmast 1599. 139.

G.Robinson. San Juan de Anton. 1592. 242-3

??. Vernacular names of the rigging etc of country craft in Bombay harbour. 460-3.


Q1.JWDP. David Balfour. 1622. 123. A1 244

Q3. H.Bateson. Jacon Johnson, diver,1620. 123

Q17. L.A.Westwater. Salamander. 245. see also RCA 347

Q19. AZ. Falmouth gun. 246-7.

Review C.R.Boxer on Frazão de Vasconcellos: de re nautica os pilotos dos seculos XV XVI..

As pinturas das armadas da india. 252-4

Vol. 20, 1934

F.C.Lane. Venetian Naval Architecture about 1550. 24-49

C.D.Curtis. the presence of Tromp during Blake's reduction of the Scilly Isles in 1651. 50-66.

G.Robinson. The Great Harry. 85-92.

H.P.Mead. The story of the semaphore. II 93-105. III 208-228. IV 349-70+plate

RCA. Popham in the Tagus, 1650. Document. 106-111

RCA. The Bursledon ship. 158-170+plates. ee also WJ Scales, 372

C.R.Boxer. Portuguese Roteiros, 1500-1700.171-186

G.H.T.Kimble. The "Ne plus ultra" of the West African coast in the middle ages. 280-292.

T.C.Giannini. Virgil, poet of the sea. 293-311

H.E.Sandison. Ralegh's orders once more. 323-330

J.Hornell. Origin of the junk and sampan. 331-7+plates

J.Sottas. A review of Dr J.Holland Rose's book the Mediterranean in the ancient world. 338-48.

G.B.P.Naish. Some Breton Notes. [anchors, models etc, ship 1651]. 438-47+plates.

J.R.Powell. Blake and the defence of Lyme Regis. 448-474.


E.Chappell. Henry Priestman. 1673 - Pepys. 115-9

RCA. R.Deane, N. Bourne, J Jordan. 1737-8. 230

RCA. The design of Galleys in 1550. 233

Query. 1. Robert Flicke (Drake). 121.

B.M.Chambers. Infinite Inexactitude of Longitude 1622. 376-8 (EGRT 500)

Lerrets in 380


Johan E Elias. De Vlootbouw in Nederland 1596-1655. RCA 127-8


14. carr boats. 382

Review by H.H.Brindley of: L.Péringuey, Inscriptions left by early European navigators on their way to the East, South African Museum, Cape Town. p 199.

J.R.Powell. Blake's arrival at Lisbon, [note], pp 399/400.

R.C.Anderson. Blake's arrival at Lisbon, [note], p 200.

Vol. 21 1935

W.Blake. Taking off the lines of a boat. 5-11+plates

H.P.Mead. Development of the semaphore pt V. 33-55

C.D.Curtis. Blake and Vendome. 56-60

R.C.Anderson. The Royalists at sea 1651-3. 61-90

R.C.Anderson. The publication of lists of men-o-war. 140-4. see also 466-7

J.Sottas. A model of the Portus ship. 145-152+plates.

F.E.Dyer. Reprisals in the sixteenth century. 187-197

Guilleux la Roërie. The Admiral's whistle [16thC]. 198-204+plates

D.B.Quinn. Edward IV and Exploration. 275-284

H.O.Hill. East Cornish Luggers. 226-244+plates

L.A.Vidler. Rye river barges. 378-394+plates

J.Hornell. Constructional parallels in Scandinavian and Oceanic boat construction. 411-427+plates


A.L. Weavils. 91

W.Vogel. Vikings in East Prussia [ie Poland].96.

C.Ffoulkes. Wreck of the Mary Rose. [incl diving engines] 205-6

J.F.Guillén. Suggested remains of a Carthaginian boat. 206-7

J.F.Guillén. An early ship's lantern. 209+plate. see also 329

R.F.Scheltema de Heere. Mathematics and research. 450-2.

C.G.Pitcairn Jones. Pakenham on masting (1793). 454-5.


Q5. R.C.Anderson. Mr Fletcher of Rye [f&a rig 1588]. 98 [ref 1924 - No46}

A5.1935. F.E.Dyer. Mr Fletcher of Rye. [Camber for Mary Rose 1545]. 329-31.

A13 1935. RCA. Russian vessels. 460-1.


Barlow's Journal. ed Lubbock. by D.B.S. 99-100

Peter Floris 1611-15. Hakluyt 1934. ed Moreland. By C.P.B.

J.F.Ruthven. Good keeping of the seas. Tenison: Elizabethan history. 158-62.

A.Fontoura da Costa. A marinharia dos descobrimentos. By C.R.B.. 214-5

Voyage of Thomas Best 1612-4. hakluyt 1934. Ed Foster. By C.R.B. 218

C.D.Curtis. Blake, General at sea. By A.C.Dewar. 336-8 Barros. As gales portuguesas do seculo XVI. By R.C.A. 338 Barros. Tracado e construcao das naus.... By R.C.A. 338

F.H.Wells. How much did ancient Egypt affect the design of the Chinese junk ?. [China Jrnl XIX]. By H.H.B. 340-344

Vol. 22 1936

J.Hornell. British coracles. I 5-41+plates. II 261-304.

J.Holland Rose. The RN and the suppression of the West African slave trade, 1815-1865. 54-64. II 162-171.

Cecil King. Flags in marine art. [Lecture]. 133-161+plates+fp

- plate of drawing of Bligh's launch. fp198

A.F.Pinhey. Portraiture of Edward Pellew. 316-323+plates.

M.Lewis. The guns of the Jesus of Lubeck. 324-345

W.Salisbury. Merchantmen in 1754. 346-355

I.A.Donnelly. Strange craft of China's inland waters. 410-421.

J.J.Sutherland Shaw. The hospital ship 1608-1740. 422-6.

G.F.James. The Lord High Admiral's Council [1702]. 427-9.

C.V.Solver. Egyptian shipping of about 1500 BC. 430-469+plates


RCA, J.Hornell. The Als boat. 105-7.

RCA. Rye barges. 106, 108

DBS. Wreck of Mary Rose. [state of iron guns immersed]. 109

C.D.Curtis. Anthony Earning (captain with Blake). 109 see also JWDP 241

A.H.May. Hune [French: top]. 112-4 see also RCA 240.

H.B.Culver. The Santa Maria of Columbus. 238

RCA. Corrections to ship list [1650-].239 [1660-] 357

A.H.May. haubans [French: shrouds]. 356

F.V.Longstaff. Dug-out canoes of British Columbia. 475

E.M.Tenison. Drake's ships. 476

Van Nouhoys. Early median rudders. 476

Van Nouhoys. Some doubtful points with regard to the Nydam ship. 476-479.


Q1 D.Verwey. Could ancient ships work to windward. 117.

Q3 DBS. Splicing the mainbrace [1684]. 117-8.


A.Cortesão. Cartografia e cartografios Portugueses. by CRBoxer. 119-123

W.V.Cannenburg. An unknown pilot by Hessel Gerritsz, dating from 1612. By DBS. 124

H.H.Houben. Christopher Columbus: the tragedy of a discoverer. By MAL. 125-6.

R.Beadon. Robert Blake...BY JRP. 249-250

Shinji Nishimura. The kaniwa-buné or birch-bark canoe. 369-372. By HHB

A.Fontoura da Costa. Às Portas da Índia em 1484. By C.R.Boxer. 489.

A.M.Esparteiro. Dic. Ilustrado de marinharia. 491 By RCA

R.E.J.Weber. De beveiliging van de Zee Tegen ...Zeerovers 1609-1621. [piracy]. 490-1. By C.R.Boxer.

Notice: J.Foster Petree the Launching of ships. Jun. Inst Engrs 46 1936.

Vol. 23, 1937

H.K.Kitson. Bringing round the Royal Charles [1691, incl dock/careen]. 36-52

J.Hornell. The curraghs of Ireland. I. 74-83. II. 148-175+plates

T.Sheppard. The Sirius: the first steamer to cross the Atlantic. 84-94+plates. see also 500-1

H.Winter. Who invented to compass ? 95-102

D.Gernez. Lucas Janszoon Wagenaer. 190-7

D.Gernez. The works of Lucas J Wagenaer. 332-350

F.E.Dyer. The ship-money fleet [1636]. 198-209

M.Lewis. Fresh light on San Juan de Ulua. 295-315

C.Fawcett. The striped flag of the East India Company and its connexion with the American stars and stripes. 449-476+plates.


Ballard/Hornell. Egyptian shipping about 1500BC. 103-7+plates. see also 499-500

RCA. Danish drawings of fifteenth century ships. 108+plates

Van Nouhoys. Haubans. 230. see also 372-3

A.H.May. Mizen, misaine and artimon. 230-1,. see also 373-4

A.H.May. clin. 373

RCA/P le Conte. Ship list corrections. 232. see also 499

W.Salisbury. Merchantmen in 1754. 234-5+plate [lines]


Q13. A.H.Smith. Gorleston capstan [17thC ?]. 378+plate

A4. Fanny Adams - boiled meat. by RMF. 506-7+plate


Three sea journals of Stuart times edited and transcribed from the original manuscripts. Ingram/Callendar ? [1628-1705]. 116

J.R.Powell/NRS 1937. The letters of Robert Blake ....242-4. By A.C.Dewar.

Ethnos I 1935. by C.R.Boxer. 249

D.Gernez. I'influence portugaise sur la cartographie nautique neelandaise du XVI. Extract Annales de geographie 259, Jan 1937. 384.

J.Ramsbottom. Dry rot in ships. reprt: Essex Naturalist XXV, 231-67. 515

Vol 24, 1938

J.Hornell. The curraghs of Ireland. III. 5-39

R.C.Anderson. Dutch flag officers in 1665-7 and 1672-3. 40-48.

D.W.Waters. Chinese junks: the Antung trader. 49-67.

H.W.Richmaond. The Navy and its records from the Armada to Trafalgar. 68-80.

R.Morton Nance.The littleship of the Ashmolean. 95-100+plates

G.E.Farr. The Great Western. 131-152+plates.

J.Hornell. The coracles of the Tigris and Euphrates. 153-9+plates

H.P.Mead. The Admiralty telegraphs and semaphores. 184-203

D.Bonner-Smith. Samuel Pepys and York Buildings. 226-236

J.Hornell. The fishing luggers of Hastings. I. 259-274+plates. II.409-28+plates

S.Svensson. The Swedish ship Stora Kraveln 1559. 293-301

T.C.Lethbridge. The umiak - european ancestry of the women's boat. 318-328+plates.

S.E.Morison. Sailing instructions of Vasco da Gama to Pedro Alvares Cabral. 402-8.

R.C.Anderson. English fleet-lists in the First Dutch war. 429-450 [nil Jenifer]

J.F.Ruthven. Pro utilitate hominum: Tenison's Elizabethan England V & VI. 451-7


E.S.Fegan. Ordnance records of Elizabethan and Stuart days. 109-110

R.C.Anderson/M.W.Prynne. The Bursledon ship. 112-4

S.Svensson. Earliest royal, 237-8. see also RMN 356-7

R.C.Anderson. Sir William Berkeley. [1666]. 238-9

J.W.Van Nouhoys. English royal yacht at Amsterdam in 1673. 240-1. see also 354. Röerie. Mizon and artimon [14thC]. 353-4

G.C. Royal yachts 1771. [actually a launching ceremony]. 355-6

G.R. Sir Henry Mainwaring amongst the pirates. 479-80.

RMN. Stone-carved ships in Flanders. 481-2+plates

CK. William Sutherland. 482-3


Q1. J.Lightfoot. Swedish Mars.

A1. RCA/E.C.Millington. Swedish ship Mars. 243-4. see also 361Q6. J.W.D.P. Constellation. [1811 self-propelled, Bristol]. 245

Q8 W van Nouhoys. The rudder of the Muscovite Nasaet [v.long, 17thC]. 245-7

A8. D.Verwey. rudder of Nasaet. - rhine rudders. 360


O.Lienau. Die bootsfunde von Danzig-Ohra aus der Wikingerzeit. 118-9

GAB. E.C.Smith. A short history of naval and marine engineering. 248-251

G.R.Crone. Hakluyt Soc. Voyages of Cadamosto...364-5

J.A.Williamson. The age of Drake. 367-9.

P.Gosse. St Helena 1502-1938. 488

J.C.M.Warnsinck. Drie Zeventiende-eeuwche admirals Heyn, With, Evertson. 489-90

Vol. 25, 1939

C.Eckman. The Swedish ship Mars or Makalös. 5-10+fp

C.R.Boxer. The Portuguese bills of lading, 1625-1708. 24-34+plates

T.Sheppard. The old Dutch whalers. 50-61+plates. see also p439

D.W.Waters. Chinese junks - the Pechili trader. 62-88

H.G.Carr. Flags of National Life-boat Societies. [Portugal p141]

E.G.R.Taylor. Old Henry Bond and the Longitude. 162-9

E.R.Cooper. The Dunwich Iceland ships. 170-7

R.J.A.Shelley. The division of the English fleet in 1666. 178-196

A.Tonneau. On the sailing instructions of Vasco da Gama to Pedro Alvares Cabral. 208-212

C.King. The French ensign and the white colours. 286-295.

R.C.Anderson. The Mars and the Adler. 296-9+plates

H.P.Mead. The Portsmouth semaphore. 300-305+plates

J.J.S.Shaw. The Commission of sick and wounded and prisoners 1664-1667.306-327.

A.C.Wardle. Early Liverpool vessels and trade. [from 16th] 339-348 Booy. Holland in the Mediterranean 1607-1704. 392-416

J.Hornell. The frameless boats of the middle Nile. I. 417-432+plates

Photo fp363. Shipping at Swansea 1835 [Fox Talbot]


L.A.Westwater. Contemporary painting of a Scottish ship of the 16thC at Culross. 112+plates.

R.M.P.Willoughby. Cabral: sailing instructions. 112-3

D.Gernez. Old MS charts belonging to the Marquis of Salisbury. 116-119

J Sottas. An early lateen sail in the Mediterranean, 229-30. see also 441.

R.C.Anderson, The underloute of the Newcastle galley. 230-1. see also 441-2

R.C.Anderson. Correction to ship-lists [1650-1700]. 231

G.Callendar. Cornelis Anthoniszoon 442-4

G.E.Farr. Sea Mills Dock, Bristol. 349-50


Q2. R.C.Anerson. Homeboard and outboard. 122-3

Q5. M.W.Prynne. An early ironclad ? [Sw 16thC]. 237

Q8. C.Knight. Boot-topping. 237-8

A8. L.G.C.L 446-7

A.C.Wardle. Smoke ships [1739]. 355

C.E.F. A wreck in 1752. [82gun in French field]. 356


The examination of some tinned foods of historic interest. Rprt: Chemistry and industry 1938, Vol LVII [18thC]

P.Holck. Den Historiske Modelsamling paa Holmen. 449-50. [Danish from 1669]

Vol. 26, 1940

L.A.Senigallia. Mediaeval sources of English Maritime Law. 7-14 + see 215

L.G.C.L. Hull protection. 55-60

DWW. Chinese junks. An exception: the tongkung. 79-95

J.Hornell. Frameless Boats of the middle Nile II. 125-44+plate

A.H.May. French sea terms of northern origin. 145-57

H.Hammar. The Monitor and the Merrimac. 163-184 incl plates

A.Moore. Notes on dhows. 205-13 see also 303-4

C.A.Solver. The Egyptian Obelisk ships. 237-256+plates (see 27, p82)

RCA. Contemporary prints of the first Britannia. 270-5+plates

G.Callender. Sir John Mennes (1599- incl Pepys ). 276-285

B.Greenhill. The Severn trow. 286-292.

R.H.Lane-Poole. Primitive craft and mediaeval rigs in south america. 333-8+plates.

C.W.Phillips. Sutton Hoo ship burial.346-55 + plates

C.R.Boxer. Adm. João Pereira Corte-Real....17th C. 388-406


D.Dale. Pepys' House at Deptford. 96-7

GPBN. Rough and Clench (incl galley quay). 215

RCA An early ketch rigged yacht. 215-6

V.C.Boyle. Boat building on Euphrates. 216-7

RCA. Hull protection in the sixteenth century. 217-8

GPBN. The Navis Dei of Hartlepool. 304-5+plate

R.F.Phillimore. Ships boats in 1799. 305+plate

L.G.C.L. Wake or grain. 339-344. see also 27, p169-171.


A14 1939. 1752 wreck Quiberon bay 1759?

Q1. Thomas Milton and John Cleveley. RCA [dockyard plans 1750's]. 104-5

A1 1920. Thomas Milton &JC. G.Callender. 219-222

Q5. An early yachtsman (Wyndham 17thC). LGCL. 105

Q19. Chinese yuloh - antiquity ?. I.Macrobert. 311

Q20. Ice cargoes in sailing ships. G.V.Clark (+spontaneous combustion of swdust packing ?). 313.

Q22. Carries no salt. H.O.Hill. 416


Hakluyt. Voyage of pedro Alvares Cabral to Brasil and India. By MAL. 106-7

Madariaga. Christopher Columbus. 226-7

QdeFonseca. Diarios da navegacao..1595-1603. By CRB. 316-9

RCA ed, NRS. Journals of Thomas Allin 1660-6. B y MAL. 319-322. see also 27, p264/7/8

Vol. 27, 1941

J.S.Morrison. The Greek Trireme. 14-44+plates.

E.Chappell. The likenesses of Samuel Pepys. 45-53

J.Hornell. The sea-going mtepe and dau of the Lamu archipelago. 54-68. see also 261-2.

B&E Megaw. Early Manx fishing craft. 91-105

J.F.Ruthven. Tenison Vol III 1587-8. 147-157.

RCA. Ancestry of the 18thC frigate. 158-165

J.Summerson. Monuments in the church of St Nicholas, Deptford. 277-289+plates

G.A.Ballard. The great obelisk lighter of 1550BC. 290-306

RCA. Triremes and other ancient galleys. 314-323. see also 339.


RCA. The Golden Hinde at Deptford. 77-8

G.Farr. The Jane of 1800. 78-9+plate fp81

D.B.O'connell. An Irish dugout. 81-2+plate

FRGS. Sir Humphrey Gilbert. 166-8. see also 263, 346

RCA. Possible commonwealth model. 168-9+plates see also 339

HRHV. Severn trows (Shrewsbury). 172

JTT. Scupper leathers. 172

HFFW. British naval graves in Lisbon, + British Officers in the Portuguese navy. 339-40

E.R.Cooper. Barges of the Mechant Taylors Co. 340-1

LGCL. Crayers and Hoys. 341-2


Q5. Rose Lion 1544. RCA. 85.

Q12. Lion’s Whelp 1596. RCA. 268


Portuguese Centenary Publications. EP. 171-2

Hakluyt 1940. Lancaster to brasil/E.Indies 1591-1603. 175-6

Hakluyt. Allin Vol II, By MAL. 350-2. see also Vol.26

Vol. 28 1942

D.Dale. The portrait of Samuel Pepys by John Hayls and Sir Peter Lely. 3-10.

J.Hornell. A tentative classification of Arab sea-craft. 11-40 + plates and fp.

M.Lewis. Armada guns. A comparative study of English and Spanish armaments. I. 41-73+plates. II 104-147. III 231-45. IV 259-90+plates.

R.C.Anderson. Notes on a collection of ship models [his own]. 92-103 +plates+fp.

J.W.Blake. New light on Diogo Homem, Portuguese cartographer. 148-160.

H.G.Carr Barge flags of the City Livery Companies of London. 222-230


LGCarr Laughton. Document. Naval accounts for 1209-1211. 74-7.

T. The family of Pett. 77

LGCarr Laughton. To spring one's luff [incl shot wind-water]. 77-9

RCA. John Clevely and the launch of the Cambridge [Deptford 1755/6]. 79

RCA The Trinity House models [destroyed in WWII]. 80-1

B.Greenhill. Two dug-outs from the River Trent. 83

B.Greenhill. Severn trows and building yards. 83

RCA. The Sutton Hoo ship. 85-7.

H.R.Viall. Tyne keels. 160-2+plates

LGCL The Pipe Roll of 6 John (1204). 163

P.Holck. The date of the Great Dane. 164-5.

RCA. The Royal Louis of 1692. 246-7+ plates. [diagonals in body plan].

G.A.Ballard. The largest wooden ship. 247-9.

C.Fox-Smith. Arab craft. 249.

RCA. Sir Joseph Jordon, 1642. 249.

H.R.Viall. Armada guns. [5-foot at Dunstaffnage Castle, in 1934, ex Tobermory]. 250.

B.Greenhill. Tyneside Foy boats. 250.

G.Maynard. The smaller boat from Sutton Hoo. [iron bands] 314-5

JFR Drake and Burghley. 317-8.


A17 1940. Plans of merchantmen. W.Salisbury. 85

Q4 Plans in Shipbuilding unveiled (Sutherland). W.Salisbury. 87

A22, 1940. Carries no salt. J.Shearman. 251.

A4.1942 , Plans in Shipbuilding unveiled. RCA. 252.

Q6 Swivel guns. RCA. 166

Q11 Richard Peake of Tavistock (1625) - battle in Xeres town. EH. 167


A.E.W.Mason. The life of Francis Drake. by MAL. 169-172

Vol. 29, 1943

M.Lewis. Armada Guns. V 3-39. VI 100-21. VII 163-178. VIII[incl. Units of measure] 203-31.

J.Hornell. Fishing and coastal craft of Ceylon. 40-53 +plates+fp.

B.Cable. The world’s first clipper. 66-91+plates. [incl tank tests].

H.G.Carr. Pirate flags. 131-4.

C.P.Fitzgerald. The boats of the Ehr Hai Lake, Yunnan. 135-9+plates

C.Winton-Clare. A shipbuilders’ war [Canada 1812]. 139-

RCA. Oars of Northern longships. 190-5.


W.Salisbury. Post Office Packet of around 1800. 57-8+plan, plate 7

RCA. Sir Edward Spragge (1654-5). 59

B.Greenhill. Seaton Sluice. 122-3

B.Greenhill. Tyne keels. 123.

RCA. Henry Appleton. [1652-3]. 179-80.


A14 1942. Cot. By F.Gilliland. 61 By J.A.Stewart 180

A16 1942. 18thC paddle frigates. GAB+H.Oldham, 61. H Oldham+ V.F.Millard 125.

A22 1940. Carries no salt. T.C.Jackson. 125.

Q16. Chain cables. 234.

Vol. 30. 1944

J.Hornell. The Outrigger canoes of Madagascar, East Africa and the Comoro Islands. I: The canoes of Madagascar. 3-18+fp+plates. II: East Africa. 170-185+fp+plates

J.LePelley. The privateers of the Channel Islands 1688-1713. 22-37.

E.R.Cooper. The Davis Backstaff or English Quadrant. pp 59-64.

A.McDermott. St Brandan the Navigator. pp 73-80.

R.Morton Nance. West Cornwall fishing luggers before 1850. 93-108

V.F.L.Millard. Ships of India, 1834-1934 [steam]. 144-153

H.L.F.Dimmock. The Points of the Compass: Arabian style. pp 154-161.

J.LePelley. The Jacobite privateers of James II. 185-193

J.Lyman. The Scottish Maid as the world's first clipper. 194-9


B.Greenhill. A sailing dory. 49

H.R.Viall. Tyne Keels.51

R.C.Anderson. The date of the Monk [1661]. 51

W.R.C. Sir Charles Wager and his relatives [17thC]. 51-2

J.W.P. A pamphlet of 1642. 53.

G.A.B. Composition of a ship's company in 1811. [incl cork-cutters]. 53-4

J.G.G. Building place of the Victory. 161

B.Greenhill. The abandoned dock at Newnham on Severn. 162

C.J.B. A lost naval history. [Harris, 1719]. 164--5

G.A.B. A notable exhibition of seamanship. [Rigging ship,1823]. 220

Edgar Newgass. Rights of wreck in Chichester harbour [1570]. 221

R.C.Anderson. The size of Spanish guns [1618 - Naples]. p 164.


5. Steering Gear of the Royal Sovereign and Royal Louis models. RCA. 55-6. A5R.M.N. 166

8. Craft of the River Parrett. J.F.Coates. 111. A:223. A.M.D.

9. Venetian Nautical Time. [17-18th C; 24 hr clock from what datum ?]. R.C.Anderson. p 111. Answer D.B-S.,p 223. [1560 Florence, from sunset].

10. Shipshape and Bristol fashion. E.R. 111. A2 L.T.K 166


12.1943. The Great Republic [large wooden ship]. J.Lyman 110-1, RCA 156

15. Steamships in war service. [1825]. T.E.W. 223

Vol. 31, 1945

A.Mackenzie-Grieve. The Last of the Brasilian Slavers, 1851. pp 2-7+fp

R.D.Merriman. Captain George St Lo, R.N. 1658-1718. 13-22

C.R.Beard. An unrecorded map by Diogo Homem. (1559). pp 51-5 + plate fp 49.

J.S.Tinniswood. Anchors and Accessories, 1340-1640. pp 85-105.

E.R.Cooper. East Coast Brigs. [Brigandyne, 1589 on]. 148-153+plates

D.Bonner-Smith. The abolition of the Navy Board, 1832. 154-159

R.C.Anderson. Jal's Memoire No 5 and the MS Fabrica di galere. pp 160-7.

W.R.Chaplin. William Rainsborough (1587-1642) and his associates of the Trinity House. 178-197

W.H.Verran. Shipbuilding at Newquay and notes on local vessels. 198-209.

V.Nicolas. The Little Indus (1833-7) [steam - India]. 210-3

J.Hornell. The pearling fleets of South India and Ceylon. pp 214-230+plates+fp..


St Brandan the Navigator. By A.P, W.K. pp 42-3.

J.Lyman. The largest wooden ships. 43

H.P.Wiggins. Marmaduke Stalkartt. 44-5

R.D.M. Sir John Ernle. [17thC]. 105-6

F.C.P.N. The Ashmolean model. 106

A.R.Sansbury. A wall painting in Durley parish church, Hants. 107-8

R.C.Anderson. Hollow bows and first clippers. 109.

B.Greenhill. Inclined plane at Coalport. 109-110

A.C.Wardle. The William Fawcett. [steam 1829]. 170.

G.A.Ballard. Tacking a square-rigged vessel. 171-2 +fp.

A.R.Sansbury. Aberystwyth Beach Boats. 172-3

G.A.B. War-rockets in the mid-Victorian Fleet. 173-4

H.P.Wiggins. An old bronze swivel gun from China. 230-1

Gregory Robinson. The Golden Hind. 232-4

Editor. Providence and Expedition. [17thC] 234+plate


A.Tonneau. Christophe Colomb: Que signifie sa mystérieuse signature ?. Belgium 1941. p 239

F.J.Pohl. Amerigo Vespucci, Pilot Major. Columbia UP, 1944. By E.G.R.Taylor [v.funny]

Photo: "Douro wine boat". Plate facing p 233. A4.Editor: 237


A2.1944. Shipshape and Bristol fashion. E.M and A.P. 46

A15.1944. Steamships in war service. H.W.S. and M.V.B 47-8

Q2. Sham fights on the Serpentine. [1814]. R.H.Penton. 111

Q4. Portuguese wine boats. E.M. 112.

A16 1944. E.M. Flags in 1540.

Q8. Blake's fleet off Shetland [1652]. R.Stuart Bruce. 237-8

Vol. 32, 1946

E.Marx. Egyptian shipping of the 18th and 19th dynasties. 21-34

H.P.Mead. The Lateen Rig. pp 35-41 + plates.

H.P.Mead. An account of the convoy drill (signal) book [1804]. 42-49

R.C.Anderson. The Unfortunate Voyage of the San Carlo. pp 50-4 [Venetian, 1758-9, includes attempts to enter Tagus, etc].

G.E.Farr. Severn navigation and the Trow. 66-95+plates.

G.B.Henderson. Some letters from the archives of the Knights of St.John, preserved at Valetta, Malta. 96-104

V.F.L.Millard. Plymouth and its ships. 105-114 [mostly 1694 on]. see also MM33. pp124, 204, 274.

C.V.Solver. The Rebaek rudder. 115-120

D.W.Waters. Chinese Junks - the Twaqo. pp 155-167 + plates.

J.Hornell. The Sailing Craft of Western India. pp 195-217 + plates

O.A.W.Dilke. The English Literature of Explorations in the 18th Century. pp 218-237.

W.Salisbury. Hollow water-lines and early clippers. 237-241+plates

E.Marx. The first recorded sea battle. 242-251.


R.M.N. The Ashmolean model. 59

R.Morton Nance. The voyol. 59-61

R.C.A. The Swiftsure as a Dutch ship. [1672]. 122-3

J.Henderson. Hollow bows and first clippers. 124

W.A.Woodward. The first marine steam turbine ? [Trevithick]. 125-7

R.C.A. Sir William Berkeley [1665]. 183-4

E.Marx. The derivation of the words DHOW and JUNK. p 185.

I.M.W.Mudie. Bronze swivel gun [see MM31]. 185

R.D.Merriman. George St.Lo. [see MM31] 186

A.F.Falconer. The loss of the Royal George. 188

D.W.Waters. The halyards of a dhow. 188.

D.W.Waters. The lateen rig. 188

R.C.Anderson. The St Patrick as a Dutch ship [1670]. 252. see also 33 p 124

R.C.Anderson. Seventeenth century measurements. 252-3. [Eng-Dutch-French etc]


A2 1944. Shipshape and Bristol fashion. I.N.D.Cox, 127

A19 1940. Chinese yuloh. D.W.Waters. 189.

10.ërie. Timone alla Portughese. p 255. [Coronelli, 1696, Japanese ship]

Vol. 33, 1947

D.W.Waters. Chinese Junks - the Hangchow Bay Trader and Fisher. pp 28-38 + plates. see also J Macrobert 204.

C.V.Solver. Egyptian obelsik ships. 39-43

H.P.Mead. How did the RN get its signal flags ? 44-50.

J.Hornell. The boats of Lake Menzala, Egypt. 94-6+plates

R.D.Merriman. Sir John Ernle - a confusion of identities [ca 1670's]. 97-105

E.Cuff. Naval inventions of Charles, 3rd Earl Stanhope, 1753-1816. 106-121. see also G.E.Farr, p 204

E.Marx. Egyptian shipping. [Annual Lecture]. 139-158+plates.

E.Marx. The Egyptian Obelisk lighter. 158-164.

C.E.Gibson. The origin of the ram. 164-9

E.W.Bovill. Queen Elizabeth's Gunpowder. pp 179-186. [includes Portugal/Morocco].

H.Lovegrove. Shipping in a sixteenth century plan of Winchelsea and Rye. 187-198.

R.C.Anderson. 18th Century Books on Shipbuilding, Rigging and Seamanship. pp 218-225. (for books 1536-1720, see Jan 1924)

E.V.Wright. The North Ferriby boats, 235-256+plates

H.Kitson. The early history of Portsmouth dockyard, 1496-1800. I 256-265+plates

H.E.Richardson. Wages of shipwrights in H.M Dockyards, 1496-1788. pp 265-274.


H.P.Spratt. Transatlantic PS Curaçao (1825). 52-3 + plate

A.G.Vercoe. Wartime shipbuilding at Ruad Island. 54-5+plates

Editor [H.P.M]. Marmaduke Stalkartt [see MM32]. 123

Editor [H.P.M]. The St Patrick as a Dutch ship [see MM32]. 124

O.Warner. Fisher Harding and the Royal Sovereign [1701]. 203+plate.

R.C.A. Sir Robert Holmes [1663, saluting flag]. 275


Suma Oriental of Tomé Pires & the Book of Francisco Rodrigues. Trans & Ed A.Cortesão, Hakluyt Soc 1944. 1946. By C.R.Boxer. pp 58-9.

J.Hornell. Water Transport. by J.M.Hutton. 128-9.

Voyage of Bellingshausen to the Antartic Seas, 1819-1821. ed F.Debenham. 130-1

E.Lynam. Richard Hakluyt and his successors. . By A.E.Hall. 132

J.W.Smith, T.S.Holden. Where ships are born, Sunderland 1346-1946. By B.Lavis. 135/6


A6 1946. The measurer [dockyards ca 1806]. H.E.R. 57.

Q13. Buggalows [Colombo]. R.McLean. 205-7 incl drawings.

A13. Buggalows. J.H. 279

A5 1944. The steering gear of the Royal Sovereign. G.P.B.N. 277

Vol. 34, 1948

H.Kitson. Early History of Portsmouth Dockyard, 1496-1800 II. 3-11, III 87-97, IV 271-9.

K.Harrison. Kings College Chapel Window Ship. 12-15

G.R.G.Worester. The Chinese War Junk. 16-25

F.C.Prideaux Naish. Mystery of the tonnage and dimensions of the Pelican/Golden Hind. 42-5

J.Hornell. Making and spreading of dug-out canoes [incl India]. 46-52 + plates

R.C.Anderson. Wappen von Hamburg. 155-160 + plates, + note 307 E Altnam.

H.P.Mead. Martello towers. 205-217, 294-303.

J.Hornell. Sources of clinker and carvel systems in British boat construction. 238-254.

J.P.W.Ehrman. Official papers transferred by Pepys to the Admiralty 1689. 255-270.


E.R.Cooper. Somerleyton Hall ship models. 54

R.C.Anderson. Minoan shipping. 54

[Trinity House burnt out WWII ? - 54]

various. The Egyptian obelisk ship/lighter etc. 54-5

H.P.Spratt. Transatlantic PS Royal William (1831). 56-7

A.R.Hutchieson. Astrolabe of Robert Gordon.... 122-3

H.V.Evans. Some 16th century ship drawings of John Goghe [side-hinged ports]. 123-5

A.F.Dakin. Wages of shipwrights in HM Dockyards 1496-1788. 126-7

C.V.Solver. Spanish Windlass vs Tourniquet. 127-9, see also 304

H.A.Hansen. HM present fleet 1672 [Trevanion but no Saudadoes]. 129-131

LG Carr Laughton. Dunnage 309 (answer).


H.P Mead. Trinity House, its unique record form the days of Henry VIII. 61

J.C.M.Warnsinck. van vlootwogden en zeelagen/twaalf doorlichtige zeehelden. by C.R.Boxer.

M.Letts/Hakluyt 1946. Pilgrimage of Harff, knight [incl galleys]. 63-4

G.R.G.Worcester. Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze [DWW]. 134-7.

R.C.A/NRS 1946. Journals and ... third Dutch war. 143

Imago Mundi IV. 312 by E.G.R.Taylor

Vol. 35, 1949

C.L'Estrange Ewen. Organised piracy round England in the 16th century. pp 29-42.

D.Bonner Smith. Religious ceremony at launches. pp 43-46

R.H.Dolley. Rig of early mediaeval Warships. p 51-5.

G.Robinson. The evidence about the Golden Hinde. pp56-65

D.W.Waters. The Elizabethan Navy and the Armada Campaign [incl 1585 Azores]. pp 90-138.

R.C.Holmes. Sea fare [esp. Teonge's Diary, 17th C]. pp 139-145.

E.H.W.Meyerstein. Troubles of Devon Mariners in Spanish Ports, 1550. pp 146-150.

J.Guthrie. Bizarre craft of Portugal. pp 166-181 and Pl f.p 161.

J.F.Ruthven. Wars by Sea and Land, 1588-1592 [Tenison's Elizabethan England Vol VIII]. pp 240-5.

N.MacLeod. The history of the Royal Hospital School (1712-). pp182-202.

J.Ehrman. Pepys' organisation and the naval mobilisation of 1688. pp203-239.

C.Nooteboom. Eastern diremes. pp272-5 + plates

J.T.Tinniswood. English galleys 1272-1377. pp 276-315.


D.W.Waters. Anchors and Accessories and Decks. pp 67-8.

Florence E.Dyer. Spain and the Fortification of Magellan's Strait (Journal of John Wood, 1669). pp68-9

JdeCI or ED ? British Officers in the Portuguese Navy, 1740-1801. p 70.

O Buyssens. The Wappen von Hamburg. pp 76-77.

V.F.C.Millard. The barge of Syon. pp 78-9.

R.C.Anderson. Spanish windlass. p151

A.MacDermott. Spanish windlass. p151.

various: Spanish windlass or tourniquet. pp 345-6

....Sources of clinker and carvel systems (ind/porte) p153.

W.O.Hassall. Some Bodleian MSS in the modern classifications [17thC portolan, Columbus]. p 247.

C.Nooteboom. Eastern Diremes. pp 272-5, plates.

R.C.Anderson. The Tunis Tapestries [ref São João, DWW above]. p 346.

R.C.Anderson. Dimensions of the Golden Hinde. pp249-250.


A. Botelho de Sousa. Subsídios para a História Militar Marítima da Índia, 1585-1669. Part II 1605-16. By C.R.Boxer. pp 159-160. (Part I reviewed Oct 1930 pp 430-2).

Imago Mundi V, 1949. By E.G.R.Taylor. p 358.

Tenison, Elizabethan England VIII (1588-1592). By J.F.Ruthven. pp 240-5.

G.R.G.Worcester. Junks and Sampnas of the Yangtze Vol II. By D.W.Waters, pp 253-4.


17. A.M.Hind. Contemporary portraits of English navigators of the 16th century. p347+pl.f p257.

20. H.P.Mead. Pavilion du peuple d'Angleterre. p347-8.

Vol. 36, 1950

P.V.McGrath. Merchant Venturers and Bristol Shipping in the early 17th century. pp 69-80.

C.R.Boxer. Blake and the Brasil Fleets in 1650. pp 212-228.

E.W.Bovill. The shipping interests of the Hon. East India Co. pp 244-262.

R.A.Preston. "To Outsail the Dutch". [shipbuilding improvements 17th C]. pp 332-336.


C.A.Burland. By Weather to Wineland. [early Norse voyages in N.Atlantic]. pp 81-5.

J.W.D.P. The origin of the Bombay Marine. pp 263-4.

C.A.Burland. Norse navigation in N.America. p 366.

Query Courcy Ireland. On Burland, above: similar interpretation re Irish monks' voyages ? p 162


E.Lynam, Carta Marina of Olaus Magnus, Venice 1539, Rome 1572 (1949, PA). By E.G.R.Taylor, pp 99-100.

S de Madariaga, Christopher Columbus, 1949. By G.B.P.Naish, p 272.

Sir Evan Cotton. East Indiamen. By R.D.M. p 274-6.

Vol. 37, 1951

H.C.Woodbridge. A Tentative Bibliography of Spanish and Catalan Nautical Dictionaries, Glossaries and Word Lists. pp 63-75.

Alan Villiers. The Portuguese Grand Banks Fleet. pp 179-186.

C.R.Boxer. English Shipping in the Brazil Trade, 1640-65. pp 197-230.

K.Fenwick/J de Courcy Ireland. Question/Answer. Early English Voyages. pp 85, 250.

Notes. Spanish Nautical Dictionaries. pp 317-8. (see also Vol.39, pp 143-4.)

Vol. 38, 1952

R.G.Albion. The timber problem of the RN, 1652-1862. 4-22.

G.B.Rubin de Cervin. Galleons and Q ships in the Spanish Conspiracy against Venice in 1618. pp 163-183. (see also notes, Vol.39, pp 60-1.)

G.W.Mabbott. Note. "The ninth of January, of all days" (ref. to Lopez Vaz). p 236

W Senior. The History of Maritime Law. pp 260-275.

J.D.Moody. Old Naval gun carriages. 310-11.

K.R.Andrews. Thomas Fenner and the Guinea Trade, 1564. pp 312-4.


G.Robinson. The loss of HMS Revenge, 1591. 148-50.

RCA. Blake of Lisbon. 66

RCA. The portrait of the Anne Royal, 1608. 66

Vol. 39, 1953

H.C.Woodbridge. A Tentative Bibliography of Portuguese Nautical Dictionaries, Glossaries and Word Lists. pp 283-8.

Vol. 40, 1954

A.R.Skelton. Captain James Cook as a hydrographer. pp92-119

J.R.Powell. Penn's expedition to Bonratty in 1646. pp 4-20

W.E.May. The binnacle. p21-32.

C.R.Boxer. M.H.Tromp 1598-1653. pp33-54.

W.J.Carpenter-Turner. Building the Grace Dieu Valentine and Falconer at Southampton, 1416-20. pp55-72.

M.S.Anderson. Great Britain and Malta before 1798. pp128-140.

Doc: Bergerac. Memoires d'un protestant (Fr galley 1708.) pp145-151.

A.Villiers. Passage in a Red Sea dhow. pp171-182 + plates.

W.J.Carpenter-Turner. The building of the Holighost of the Tower (141-1416) and her subsequent history. pp270-281.

P.McGrath. Merchant shipping in the 17th century: evidence of the Bristol deposition books. Part I. pp 282-293.


Nautical manuscripts in the University Library, Cambridge. pp73-5.

R.C.Anderson. First HMS Ocean. p75.

R.C.Anderson. Rig of early mediaeval warships. pp76-7

L.Dimmock. The Chinese yuloh. p79.

W.A.Baker. More on the framing of models. pp80-1.

V.C.Darnell. Early steam warships in Indian waters. pp81-2.

G.B.Rubin de Cervin. Venetian mediaeval cargo carriers. pp82-3.

MacDermott, Stott: A gang of shrouds (ganger, tierer). p83.

R.C.Anderson. Framing of models and of actual ships. pp155-6

W.Salisbury. Framing of models. pp156-9.

G.B.Rubin de Cervin. Nefs or corbitae. p183-5 + plates

MSS at National Maritime Museum (nil pre-1672). pp223-8.

Taylor; Wilkinson: Tromp and naval tactics. pp233-4.

R.C.Anderson. Rybbis ans Susterys 1418. p235.

G.J.Marcus. The Norse voyages to America. p235.

C.Lloyd. Title of Lord High Admiral. pp236-7.

W.Salisbury. Mungo Murray and F.H.Chapman. pp237-8. C.Ireland; H.C.Woodbridge. More on binnacles. pp238-9.

G.J.Marcus. The English dogger. pp294-6.

G.R.G.Worcester. The Amoy fishing boat. pp304-8.

R.L.Bowen. The rig of early mediaeval warships. p315-20.

B.E.Ward. The straight Chinese yuloh. pp321-2.


8. H.F.Rayl. Barra canoe of Gambia. p162.

9. Ship models in the old EI House (incl Trades Increase, 1609). p 162

16. Picards (Farr). p240.

29. Moffat. Launching ways. p323.

30. Moffat. Timber rafts at sea. p324.

31. Moffat. Corn shipped in bulk (18thC). p324.


2.1953. Shipbuilding in Ireland (Petts). p84.

14.1953. C.R.Boxer. Early Spanish sea terms. p164.

10.1954. R.C.Anderson. Lost treatise of John Charnock. p242.


H.Richmond. The Navy as an instrument of policy, 1558-1727. By J.Usborne. pp165-6.

C.Nooteboom. Galeien in Azie. By C.R.Boxer. p166.

P.H.Buck. Explorers of the pacific. By R.A.Skelton. pp167-8.

G.R.Crone. Maps and their makers. By G.P.B.Naish. pp247-8.

E.Bruce. Deep sea sailing (NY 1953). By H.G.Haslar. p326.

Vol. 41, 1955

P.McGrath. Merchant shipping in the 17th century: the evidence of the Bristol deposition books. Part II. pp23-37.

G.B.Rubin de Cervin. Mysteries and nemesis of the Nemi ships. pp38-42+plate fp42

DOC: A collection of shipbuilding contracts (NMM:R.C.Anderson: 1650). pp 47-52 +plate fp47.

G.J.Marcus. Evolution of the knorr [see Q44 1954]. pp115-122.

R.Morton Nance. The ship of the Renaissance. Part I. pp180-192.

D.W.Waters. Bittacles and Binnacles. pp198-208.

J.G.Webb. William Sabyn of Ipswich: an early Tudor sea-officer and merchant. pp209-221.

G.R.G.Worcester. The foot boat of Shaohsing. pp222-226.

DOC: J.H.Andrews. English merchant shipping in 1701. p232-235.

A.H.Moore. The beginning of the SNR. pp267-280.

R.Morton Nance. The ship of the Renaissance. Part II. pp281-298.

J.Frank. Humber keels. pp308-328.


D.W.Waters. The straight and other Chinese yulohs. pp60-1.

G.J.Marcus. A note on Norse seamanship. pp61-2

D.W.Waters. Drakes game of bowls. p64

G.P.B.Naish. Raleigh's cloak- a historical revision. p 63.

G.J.Marcus. The Nydam craft and Anglo-Saxon invasions. p66

R.C.Anderson. The rig of mediaeval warships. p67 Roërie. Memoires d'un protestant (ref MM40). p67

R.C.Anderson. The ships of the three Dutch Wars. pp67-8

G.J.Marcus. The mariner's compass in Northern Europe. pp69-70

A.MacDermott. The strange story of the Spanish man-o-war San Telmo (1814). pp70-2 (see RCA below p162-3).

W.H.Honey. Old style beach capstan. pp74-5.

R.Morton Nance. A copper processional ship (ca 1500). pp 162+plate.

R.C.Anderson. Loss of San Telmo (see above). pp162-3.

R.C.Anderson. Turbinia. p163

B.England. The kamal & Sidi Ali Ben Hussein. pp165-6

F.Williams. British naval officers in the service of Portugal. p166. (see also Vol.27, 1941, p340)

D.W.Waters. Limes lemons and scurvy in Eliz’n and Early Stuart England. pp167-9.

G.R.G.Worcester. Live fish carrier of the yangtze. p 170.

R.C.Anderson. The Kirlangitch and the pink. pp236-7 (see chilingoe in Q&A).

D.W.Waters. Old naval gun-carriages. p 240.

R.L.Bowen. A three-masted Roman ship. pp249-250.

B.Sandahl. Sister (suster). pp256-7 (see Q&A)

R.Morton Nance. The St Winnow ship. p329.

G.La Roërie. A copper processional ship. p330. (see RMN above)

A.P.Male. Historical revision - the Chatham chest. p332-3.

I.MacRobert. The straight Chinese yuloh. pp333-4.

D.W.Waters. Capt.J.Smith's Accidence, 1626, and Sea Grammar, 1627. p334

F.K.Ingram. Launching ceremony. p334

D.W.Waters. Old naval gun-carriages. p335.

R.C.Anderson. Andrew Barton and the Red Lion [1511]. pp335-6.

D.W.waters. Lord Howard as a seaman, 1578. pp336-7.


9. Ribbes and susterys. R.Morton Nance. p76

10. Earl of Dundonald's invention. W.A.Woodward. pp76-7

16. Polacres. D.L.Dennis. p172

17. Trussing. B Sandahl. pp172-3.

27. Paddle wheel craft in China. p258.

42. Tank for testing models [Troon early 19thC]. H.G.Owen.


19.1954. Hadley's quadrant. pp80-1.

21.1954. Steamer Jardine. (Canton 1835) p81-2

29.1954. Launching ways. H.I.Chapelle. p174.

10.1955. Earl of Dundonald's invention. p 260.

27.1955. Paddle wheel craft in China. pp340-1.

27.1955. Paddle wheel craft in China. p341.


Strachey, History of travels into Virginia Britania. Hakluyt 103. By J.Usborne, pp 83-4.

Catalogue of the Henry Huddleston Rogers collection of ship models. By R.C.Anderson. pp85-6.

A.Cortesão. Nautical chart of 1424..... Coimbra 1954. By C.R.Boxer. pp86-7.

A.Botelho de Sousa. Subsídios para a história militar marítima de India, III 1618-1635. By C.R.Boxer. pp87-8.

W.P.Coolhaas. J.P.Coen: Bescheiden omtrent zijn bedrijf in Indië. Hague 1952-3 many parts. C.R.Boxer. pp175-6.

J.P.Cortemunde. Dagbog fra en Ostindifart, 1672-5. Kronborg 1953. By R.C.Anderson. p176.

Brogger and Shetelig. The Viking ships: their ancestry and evolution. Oslo 1953. By R.C.Anderson. pp261-2.

Catalogue of the Scott Collection (Inst.Nav.Arch.). B.M.Copper 1954. By R.C.Anderson. p 262.

Imago Mundi X,1953. By E.G.R.Taylor. p263.

E.G.R.Taylor. Mathematical practitioners of Tudor and Stuart London. cambridge 1954. By R.A.Skelton. pp342-3.

Vol. 42, 1956

L.Casson. Fore and aft sails in the ancient world. pp3-5+plates.

A.Moore. Rig in Northern Europe, part II. pp6-37.

B.Greenhill. Karachi fishing boats. pp54-66+plates.

A.Villiers. Annual lecture (no text): films of Portuguese fishing boats. pp91-3.

P.M.Cowburn. Christopher Gunman and the wreck of the Gloucester (Pepys era). Part I. pp113-126. Part II pp219-229.

M.S.Anderson. GB and the growth of the Russian Navy in the 18thC. pp132-146.

R.C.Anderson. Mediterranean galley fleets in 1725. pp179-187.(see also note p 164, 1957.).

G.B.Rubin de Cervin. Evolution of the Venetian gondola. p201-218.

L.G.Carr-Laughton. The Roccafortis of Venice, 1268. pp267-278

R.L.Bowen. Boats of the Indus civilisation. pp279-290.

C.Lloyd. Bartholomew Sharp, Buccaneer (1680). pp291-301.

G.R.G.Worcester. Four small craft of Taiwan. pp302-312.

G.J.Marcus. The first English voyages to Iceland. pp313-318.


Commissioned Sea Officers of the RN - list 1660-1815 (NMM). p37.

DOC. Medieval cordage account (1358-63). pp67-73. (Lane-Poole/Tinniswood)

R.L.Bowen. Pisa ships (reliefs of nefs). pp79-82.

R.C.Anderson. Bittacle and Binnacle. p82. Roërie. Medieval planking holdfasts. (ref query 40/41). pp82-4.

H.H.Frese. Small craft in the Rijksmuseum voor volkenkunde, Leiden (mostly asian types). pp101-112+plates.

D.W.Waters. Rig of early medieval warships. p147.

B.Greenhill. Further note on Syrian schooners. pp147-8.

D.W.Waters. Knots per hour. pp148-151.

G.P.Kaeyl. Lateen sail (Roman, red corner). p154.

W.A.Woodward. Paddle wheel craft of China's rivers. p155.

B.Greenhill. Note on contemporary sailing craft in the E.Med. p156.

D.W.Waters. Old naval gun-carriages (1581). p158.

D.Thatcher. Lancaster of the East Indies 1592 and 1600. p162-5

W.P.Trotter. The first HMS Ocean. p230.

R.D.Merriman. Launching ceremony. p231 Kerchove. The English dogger. pp231-2.

G.Robinson. The Chatham chest. p232-3.

A.MacDermott. Lighting of poop lanterns. p233-4.

G.La Roërie. Fore and aft sails in the ancient world. pp238-9.

R.L.Bowen. The earliest lateen sail. pp239-242.

W.C.Cunnington. The Syon barge. p243.

Bridport. Medieval cordage account. pp246-7

G.La Roërie. Roman bowline. p248-9.

H.I.Chapelle. Note on edge joined construction in the bheddi (karachi). p249

G.R.G.Worcester. Notes on canoes of British Guiana. pp249-251.

W.A.King-Webster. Humber sloops and keels. pp251-4.

E.Bowness. Some drawings of old ships (16thC). pp323-7

R.C.Anderson. 17thC reefs (1639). p330.

L.G.Carr Laughton. The Bermuda rig (to 16thC). pp333-5.

L.G.Carr Laughton. Penthouse; pentis (Grace Dieu 1419). p 335-6


2. Sambuks or sanbuks (Aden). W.A.King-Webster. pp84-5.

4. Bouncing cannon balls. R.C.Saxby. p165.

8. Unanswered queries. E.K.Thompson. p165.

15. Anchor (drawing, ca 1390). C.D.linnenbank. p 337.

19. Severn barges (snakes). G.Farr. p338.

21. Cable-laid rope. D.L.Dennis. p338.

In A28.1955: first sailing vessels built of iron to have water ballast tanks. R.E.Craig. pp339-40.


16.1955. Polacres. A.Moore. p339

27.1955. Paddle-wheel craft in china. W.A.Woodward. p339.

4.1956. Bouncing cannon balls. F.J.Pateman. p 342.

8.1956. Unanswered queries. D.L.Dennis. p 343.


C.N.Longridge. Anatomy of Nelson's ships. By R.C.Anderson. pp87-8.

R.C.Anderson. 17thC rigging. By A.Moore. pp169-170.

O.Buyssens. De schepen bij Pieter Bruegel de oude. By R.C.Anderson. pp172-3. (see also note p331, and pp245-6).

J.Duffy. Shipwreck and Empire (Porte). By C.R.Boxer. pp173-5.

James Cook. Journals 1768-71 etc. Beaglehole. Charts and Views, ed Skelton. By G.R.Crone. pp262-4.

D.B.Quinn. The Roanoke voyages 1584-1590. By K.R.Andrews. pp345-7.

H.T.Wallinga. The boarding-bridge of the Romans (galleys). By R.H.M.Dolley. pp350-1.


Vol. 43, 1957

K.G.Izikowitz. A canoe from the Solomon Islands and its social role. pp19-27+plates.

H.G.Carr. Flags of the Corporation of Trinity House, London. pp39-45.

T.D.Manning. Annual lecture - RN ships' names. pp91-100.

R.C.Anderson. Francis Sheldon and his family. (shipbuilders, for Sweden, ca 1700.) pp101-105.

B.Greenhill. The boats of East Pakistan. Part I:pp106-134=plates.Part II: pp203-215. C.Ireland. The film, the sea and ships. pp140-149

L.G la Roërie. More about the ship of the Renaissance. pp179-193.

P.B.MacCarthy. Her Majesty's will and pleasure. (re Tenison, 1599-1601, including Port-Spanish war, etc.).pp216-224.

A.Peacock. The Queen's sea flags. pp267-280.

R.L.Bowen. Arab anchors. p288-293.

A.G.E.Jones. Shipbuilding in Ipswich, 1700-1750. p294-305.

Notes C.Ireland. Admiral William Brown. (S.America ca 1800). p59

R.L.Bowen. A Roman bowline. p61-2.

J.Lyman. Spritsails in the ancient world. P63

D.L.Dennis. Notes on the polacre rig. pp63-9.

G.R.G.Worcester. Lighting of poop lanterns.(ref 1956.p233). p69.

A.MacDermott. Before Mulberry - floating harbours and breakwaters. p70-2.

G.R.G.Worcester. The inflated skin rafts of the Huang Ho. p73-4

E.Cuff. HMS Kent (steamer 1796 - ref MM33 pp111-2). p74-5.

A.H.(or R.) Cross. GB and the growth of the Russian Navy. p75-6, p166.

G.La Roërie. The lateen sail. pp76-7

E.Sigaut. The Sidon carving (Roman ship ref 1955p183) pp77-8+pl fp1.

DOC. The lugger rig (French, 1814). pp150-154.

W.Salisbury. Launching ceremony, the James, galley of 1676. pp155-6.

R.Morton Nance. Some drawings of old ships - spritsails. pp156-7.

L.G.Carr Laughton. The first Resolution (1650). pp157-8.

R.W.Campbell. The killick in Newfoundland. pp158-9.

R.L.Bowen. Fore and aft sails in the ancient world. pp160-4 (and see p329).

G.Robinson. Cpt.James Aire (1682). pp233-6. Roërie. The Sidon carving (ref p77). pp236-8.

R.C.Anderson. The bowsprit and the spritsail. pp238-9.

R.L.Bowen. The spritsail in America. p240.

A.Moore. For this relief (fore & aft etc). p241.

R.L.Bowen. The Bermuda rig. p241.

A.MacDermott. Polacres. p241-2.

A.Moore. Polacre rig. p242.

L.G.Carr Laughton. Clove board. pp247-9

REC. List of the RN in 1590-1. R.C.Anderson. pp322-3.

P.J.Norton. Going about in lateen-rigged craft. p327.

R.C.Anderson. The mystery ship of Vol XI. p333.

R.C.Anderson. Model of the Royal George of 1715. p 337.

A.MacDermott. The old arsenal of Venice. p338-341


4. Cabot's Matthew. A.MacDermott. p79.

13. Going about in Red sea craft. A.MacDermott. p167.

14. John Luke (Tangier jnl terms, 1670). H.A.Kaufman. p167.

29. Mombasa Journal of Lieut.J.Reitz. (1824). E.H.Burrows. p344.


14.1956. St Paul's voyage to Melita. Various, pp 83-4

15.1956. Anchor. R.Morton Nance. pp84-5.

10.1929. Lines of ships (plates 1833). W.Salisbury. p168.

14.1936. Ketch rig. L.G.Carr Laughton. pp168-9

29.1954. Stern ways. (launching). H.I.Chapelle. p169.

21.1956. Cable-laid rope. A.MacDermott. p170

17.1950. Phoenician ship. (cedar wreck: South Africa, found 1820). F.Jorberg. p250

4.1956. Bouncing cannon balls. A.B.Rodger. p252


J.Sottas. Les messagieres maritimes de Venise XIV-XV. By R.C.Anderson. p171.

S.E.Morison. Christopher Columbus, Mariner. By C.R.Boxer. pp171-2.

G.Robinson. Elizabethan ship. By W.Salisbury. pp174-5.

C.R.Boxer. The Dutch in Brazil. 1624-1654. by R.C.Anderson. p254.

E.Brazão. The Anglo-Portuguese alliance. By C.R.Boxer. p255

E.G.R.Taylor. The haven-finding art. By D.W.Waters. p256-9.

F.Jorberg. Beiträge zum studien des hanseshiffes. By R.C.Anderson. p264.

P.Heinsius. Das schiff der hansischen frühzeit. By R.C.Anderson. p 264.

H.Winter. Die Katalanische Nao von 1450. By R.C.Anderson. pp346-7.

H&P Chaunu. Seville et l'Atlantique 1504-1650 By C.R.Boxer. pp347-350

Vol. 44, 1958

C.R.Boxer. Ruyter 1607-1676. pp3-17.

C.V.Sölver, G.J.Marcus. Dead reckoning in the ocean voyages of the past [incl Porte]. pp 18-34.

+ notes by C.Lloyd, H.G.Haslar, E.H.Longsdon, pp 253-5.

G.S.Graham. Transition from paddle-wheel to screw propeller. pp 35-48.

+ note A.R.Hutchieson, p159

G.R.G.Worcester. Some brief notes on fishing in China. pp49-63.

A.Villiers. Annual lecture: The voyage of the Mayflower II. pp91-3

G.Dyke. The finance of a 16th century navigator, Thomas cavendish of Trimley, Sussex. pp 108-115.

F.Spencer. Lord Sandwich, Russian masts and American independence. pp116-127.

A.H.Hill. Some early accounts of the oriental boat. pp 207-217.

L.G.Carr Laughton. A nautical dictionary [proposal]. pp 190-200.

J.Frank. Humber keels II. pp 218-239

A.H.Taylor. Galleon into ship of the line. I. pp267-285 (II-Vol 45).

P.B.MacCarthy. An unsafe treaty...1601-18. [Tenison Vol XII]. pp314-319.


H.I.Chappelle, H Daniel: Speed under sail [ref Learmont]. pp64-9.

various ditto; pp141-145, pp328-331.

A.Peacock. The Queen's sea flags [ref article prior, for ca 1660]. p 146.

R.C.Anderson. Spanish propaganda after Trafalgar. pp 69-72

E.K.Thompson. The "Mahona" in Bruegel's prints. pp139-140. [+MM45-75]

O.Buyssens. Bruegel vs Lopes [Porte ship painter]. p 147-8. [+MM45-161]

A.MacDermott. Guns and gunners of oldentimes. pp148-150.

L.G.Carr Laughton. English and Spanish tonnage in 1588. pp 151-4.[+MM45-154]

A.G.E.Jones. The Halkett boat and other portable boats. pp 154-8.

A.MacDermott. The Santa Ana, 1533. p251.

W.Salisbury. Launching ceremony and sub-contracting. pp252-3.


A17 1950. Phoenician ship. p81.

A22/3 1957. Tonnage measurement. Various, pp161-4, 257-8.

Q15. Columbus's maps. P.Clissold. p335

Q16. The Viking stone. P.Clissold. p335

Q17. Drake's tablet. P.Clissold. p335.


C.M.Parr. So noble a captain: the life and times of Ferdinand Magellan. By E.G.R.Taylor. p 87.

SNR. Treatise on shipbuilding 1620-25. By G.Robinson. pp169-170.

M.Blewitt. Surveys of the seas. A brief history of British hydrography. By R.A.Skelton. pp 172-4.

Imago Mundi. A Review of early cartography. Vol XIII, 1956. By E.G.R.Taylor. p 176.

J.J.Keevil. Medecine and the Navy, 1200-1900. By A.Moore. pp 258-264.

G.Fisher. Barbary Legend. War, trade and piracy in N.Africa, 1415-1830. pp 339-40.

A.Botelho da Sousa. Subsídios para a História militar marítima da India, 1585-1669. Vol IV, 1636-1650. By C.R.Boxer. pp 343-5.

Vol. 45, 1959

B.Greenhill. Japanese inshore fishing boats. pp3-13.

A.H.Taylor. Galleon into ship of the line II. pp 14-24; III, 100-114.

E.G.R.Taylor. A reward for the longitude. pp59-66.

[B.Greenhill]. Annual lecture report: Boats of east Pakistan. pp 92-3.

R.C.Anderson. The story of the Woolwich ship. pp94-9.

G.R.G.Worcester. Six craft of Kwangtung. pp130-144.

G.Appleton. Deal luggers [incl. launching p 147-8]. pp 145-153.

C.R.Boxer. The action between Pater and Oquendo, 12 September 1631. pp 179-199.

V.C.Boyle. West country shipyard practice in the days of wooden ships. pp227-233.

P.Clissold. Early ocean-going craft in the eastern Pacific. pp234-242.

D.W.Privett/J.R.D.Francis. The movement of sailing ships as a climatological tool. pp292-300.

R.C.Jarvis. Fractional shareholding in British merchant ships with special reference to the 64ths. pp301-319.


C.H.Wiliams. Beach capstans, Sussex. pp72-3.

R.C.Anderson. An Anglo-Swedish incident in 1647. pp 73-4.

D.L.Dennis. Ocean voyages of the past. [1810 no charts or instruments, from America]. p74-5.

G.P.Kaye. The "Mahoda" in Bruegel's prints. [ref MM44]. p75

J.R.Claridge. The joinery of mediaeval hulls. pp77-81.

E.K.Thompson. English and Spanish tonnage in 1588. p154.

N.H.Poole. Cabot's ship Mathew. p 155-7.

E.K.Thompson. Yacht Fubbs. pp157-8.

G.La Roërie. Brugel vs Lopes. p161 [ref MM44-147/8].

Salisbury/baker. Joinery of mediaeval hulls. pp250-2

J.P.Maitland. The Viking stone. pp252-3.

H.P.Mead. Strond. p255.

C.H.Williams. East African sailing craft [recent, illustrations]. p320-324.

W.E.May, JdeC Ireland. Longitude by variation. pp339-


Q1. Mayflower II spritsail. D.L.Dennis.p81

Q3. Salt water mills. H.Lowenstein. p 81

Q4. The Vituli [12thC]. p 82

A22.1957. Tonnage measurement. W.Salisbury. pp83-4.

Q12. Danube ferries. J.Lightfoot. p162-3.

A16.1958. Kensington stone. various pp 167-8.

A17.1958. Drake's tablet. various pp168-9.

A16.1959. Mayflower II. p263.

Q16. Saint Esprit, Fr 1627. R.C.anderson. p263.

A16.1958. Viking stone. various. pp344-6.

A17.1958. Drake's tablet. various. pp346-7.


D.W.Water. Art of navigation.... By E.G.R.Taylor. pp85-7.

B.Sandahl. Middle english sea terms-2. By R.C.Anderson. p 171.

R.A.Wadia. Bombay Dockyard and the Wadia master builders. By R.D.Merriman. pp 174-6. (18th century)

J.J.Keevil. Medecine in the Navy, II. By A.MacDermott. pp349-50.

G.R.G.Worcester. The junkman smiles. By O.Warner. pp350-1.


Vol. 46, 1960

C.R.Boxer. The Carreira da India 1650-1750. pp 35-54.


J.R.Mills. The largest Chinese junk and its displacement. pp 147-8. (ref to Madre de Dios - plate of carrack in Boxer 1959 as review below)

R.C.Anderson. The loss of the São Francisco. p 216. Questions Boxer's account for 1650, p 35 of Tragic History of the Sea, as above.


Q10 1960. E.K.Thompson. Portuguese man-of-war. Why was siphonophores gen physalia given a nautical/portuguese name ? p 73.

Q11 1960. Ditto, Portuguese man-of-war fish, Nomenus gronovii. p 74.

A10/11 1960. J.Lyman. p 234.

Q20 1960. E.K.Thompson. Finest gun salute ever. p 153. (Lagos 17 Feb 1906, 1092 guns to Portuguese King in his yacht Amelia).


C.R.Boxer. The Tragic History of the Sea 1589-1622. Hakluyt Society, CUP, 1959. By Oliver Warner. p 76.

C.R.Boxer. The Great Ship from Amacon. Lisbon 1959. By R.C.Anderson. p 318.

Vol. 47, 1961

Rubin de Cervin Albrizzi, Annual Lecture; The shipping of Venice. pp162-9 [small vessels].

A.Villiers. Sailing with Arabs. pp242-255.

B.McL.Ranft. Labour relations in the Royal Dockyards in 1739. p 281-291.


C.R.Boxer. Loss of the São Francisco. p139. See Vol 46 p 216.

O.Dunn. Robert Dudley books and MSS owned by J.T.Leader. pp142-4.

E.M.Tenison. Robert Dudley Books and MSS. pp 297-8.


B.S.Ali. Meaning of "skybar". [Mysore ca 1770 in a Portuguese history of local navy]


Various Spanish for 1769-1850 by J.L.Bernal. pp 158-9.

C.V.Solver. En Beretning om Amerigo Vespucci, Copenhagen 1960. By R.C.Anderson. pp 237-8. [Fictitious voyage].

Journal of Christopher Columbus. Trans Cecil Lane, London 1960. By C.R.Boxer. pp 315-6.

C.Lloyd and J.L.S.Coulter. Medecine and the Navy, Vol.III 1714-1815. By O.Warner. p316.

Vol. 48, 1962

C.R.Boxer. Moçambique as a way-station for Portuguese East-Indiamen. pp 3-18

A.Villiers. Voyage in a Kuwait Boom. pp112-128 + Plate fp128. part II - pp 264-275.

G.W.Coopland. A glimpse of late 14thC ships and seamen. pp186-192.[Philippe de Mzières, 1327-1405].


T.Johnstone, J.Muir. Portuguese influences on shipbuilding in the Persian Gulf. pp 58-63.

D.L.Dennis. The deficiencies of wooden shipbuilding. p221.

C.Halls. The "Mahogany Ship" - an unidentified Australian wreck. pp 304-8 [claimed as 16thC, but see also 1963 p 224-5].


Heinrich Winter. New light on the Behaim affair. (Congresso Int. de Hist dos Desc. Lisbon 1961). p 319-320. By E.G.R.Taylor.


Portuguese navigational Book. pp145-6. [Costa Brochado: translation of Arabic source via Russian for 1498 pilot of Vasco da Gama]. By B.Hilder.


Portuguese navigational book. p314. R.C.Anderson and C.R.Boxer. [also refers MM 1944, pp 154-161]

Vol. 49, 1963

H.Frost. From rope to chain: on the development of anchors in the Mediterranean. pp 1-20.

K.N.Chaudhuri. East India Company and the organisation of its shipping in the early 17th century. pp27-41.

C.R.Boxer (Annual lecture). Dutch East-Indiamen: their sailors, their navigators, and life on board, 1602-1795. p 81-104 + plates.

A.J.Loomie. An Armada pilot's survey of the English coastline, October 1597. pp 288-300. [a list of harbours].


W.Salisbury. The deficiencies of wooden shipbuilding. pp51-2.

I.Macrobert. The "Mahogany Ship". pp224-5 [see 1962].

R.L.Bowen. Early Arab ships and rudders. pp 303-4. [see 1962 Johnstone and Muir].


E.G.R.Taylor and M.W.Richey. The geometrical seaman: a book of early nautical instruments. 1962. p 160. By D.W.Waters.

R.Davis. The rise of the English shipping industry in 17-18th centuries. pp 235-6. By W.Salisbury.

J.F.Guillen Tato. La parla marinera...columbus. Madrid 1962. By A.Macdermott [short notice].

J.A.Williamson. The Cabot voyages and Bristol discovery under Henry VII. Hakluyt 2nd series CXX, 1962. pp314-5. By A.Ruddock

E.G.R.Taylor. A Regiment for the sea..etc..Wm Bourne. Hakluyt Society 1963. pp315-6. By S.C.Humphreys.

Vol. 50, 1964

P.R.V.Marsden. The Walthamstow boat. 2-6.

J.M.Gilman. Some Bristol Channel trading sloops. 6-25

R.Craig. The African guano trade. 25-55

E.V.Wright. The North Ferriby boats - a reappraisal. [lecture] 83-91

C.Jack-Hinton. Alexander Dalyrymple and the rediscovery of the Islands of Solomon. 93-114

H.Lovegrove. Remnains of two old vessels found at Rye, Sussex. 115-122

T.Glasgow. The shape of ships that defeated the Spanish Armada. 177-187

P.Throckmorton. Roman shipwrecks and modern Aegean ships. 205-216

H.E.Maude. The voyage of the Pandora's tender. [1789] 217-235

E.A.Strathmann. Ralegh plans his last voyage. 261-270

A.G.E.Jones. John Biscoe 1794-1843. 271-282

G.Pattison. Observations on the history of the bill of lading. 283-295

D.J.Buisseret. The French Mediterranean fleet under Henri IV [ca 1600]. 297-306

L.S.Higgins. The rise and decline of Porthcawl dock. 319-327


G.F.Carter. Hercules and the golden apples of the Hesperides: a reply. 56-7

W.Salisbury. Bilanders, brigantines and snows. 60-2

D.L.Dennis. The deficiencies of wooden shipbuilding. 62-3

W.E.May. The bilander. 63-4

R.C.Anderson. Charnock's second rate 1665. 64-5

D.L.Dennis. French publications [Triton, 1719 MSS]. 65

R.C.Anderson. The earliest two-masted ship [450BC]. 65

B.Greenhill. Note on a further way of taking off the lines of a block half. 92

W.E.May. The bilander. 114

R.C.Anderson. Nathaniel Butler. 135

R.C.Anderson. Model-makers' initials. 136-7

E.K.Thompson. Salt-water mills. 138

G.Pattison. Thomas Howard's vaporiser - trial in HMS Comet [1834]. 142-4

B.Greenhill. A possible pioneer steam-assisted North Atlantic crossing [1833]. 145-6

E.A.M.Laing. The introduction of canned food into the RN 1811-25. 146-9. See also R.Craig. 296

L.Casson. The Roman blunt prow. 176 + Pl.6

C.Halls. The Mahogany ship. 187-8.

G.R.Hewitt. Drake at San Juan de Puerto Rico. 199-204

R.C.Anderson. Swedish ships sold to France in 1647. 204

H.Frost. Egyptian anchors. 242

J.D.Spinney. Fumigating a ship of the line with tobacco [1780]. 282

R.C.Anderson. The loss of the Salamander [Straits of Gibraltar 1665]. 296

D.E.Kennedy. Nathaniel Butler. 318

R.C.Anderson. Pseudonyms in the MM. 318


25.1962. L.Casson. Square riggers in Roman times. 149

26.1962. H.Henningsen. Tattooing of sailors [incl Portuguese]. 149

9.1964. A.Peacock. Tasman's ships [flags]. 330


7.1964. P.Kershaw. The Gilt Dragon [found W.Australia, 300 years old ?]. 153

9.1964. G.D.Coppin. Tasman's ships. 153

11.1964. J.Garland. Atlas of Drake's last voyage. [BN Paris]. 154

17.1964. P.Kershaw. Sail-training vessels [ca 1600]. 237

19.1964. B.Hilder. William Bourne. 237


E.Hahn. China only yesterday: 185-1950. 74-5

A.H.W.Robinson. Marine cartography in 1855. 75-7 [H.Wallis]

M.R.Bouquet. No gallant ship: studies in maritime & local history. 78-9

O.K.Nambiar. The Kunjalis, admirals of Calicut. 79 [Boxer]

R.Morton Nance. A glossary of Cornish sea-words. 158

C.M.Parr. Jan van Linschoten... 239-240 [Boxer]

A.McKee. From merciless invaders [Armada]. [M.A.Lewis] 159. Reply: 331-2

M.V.Brewington. Navigating instruments... Peabody. 334 [Waters]

R.F.Marx. The voyage of the Nina II. 335-6. [Villiers]

Vol. 51, 1965

R.C.Anderson. Ship paintings of the Alhambra. 1-6

J.P.W.Philipsen. The Utrecht ship. 35-46 [incl ref to Douro, 45/6].

J.Leather. The shipbuilding Bayleys [Thames ca 1800+ - incl docks etc.] 131-145. See also 290

C.W.Hawkins. The Tuticorin Thoni [Indian Ocean craft]. 147-154 +pl 10.

H.T.Dickinson. The capture of Minorca 1708. 195-204.

A.G.E.Jones. The voyage of the Hopefull and the Rose, 1833-4 [South seas]. 233-241.

P.Throckmorton. Wrecks at Methone. 305-320. [Modon, Greece - 19thC]

P.A.Zirker. The Anson squadron narratives: a modern view. 321-341


A.MacDermott. Dr Burney's Royal Academy at Gosport [1791]. 57-9. See also 232.

P.R.V.Marsden. The Blackfriars ship. 59-62

R.C.Anderson. Ship lists - corrections. 66

A.R.Cross. Salt water mills. 69

J.De C Ireland. The shape of ships that defeated the Spanish Armada. 69-70.

W.Salisbury. Navy Board models [& contracts]. 71-73

T.Glasgow. The Royal Navy at the start of the reign of Elizabeth I. 73-6

W.Salisbury. Marine and Naval Archaeology. 98

R.C.Anderson. Nathaniel Butler. 130. See also 290

E.P.von de Porten. Wrecks archives & living tradition - carvel & clinker combinations [Zuider Zee 12thC]. 145

T.Glasgow. Dimensions of mid-Elizabethen ships' boats. 183

R.C.Anderson. The 16thC Tiger. 194 + pls 15/6

W.Salisbury. The oars of galley frigates and galliasses. 204

M.Bouquet. An Armada pilot's survey of the English coastline Oct 1597. 210

M. Clemans. A matter of survival [early life-saving gear]. 253-5

H.Akerlund. The Nydam ship [rudders]. 255-8

M.A.N.Marshall. Ships and their cargoes of the N.Kent ports 18thC. 259-261

T.Glasgow. The RN at the start of the reign of Elizabeth I. 298

T.Glasgow. English Royal ships lost at Caudebec 1562. 356

J.Muir. Early Arab sea-faring and rudders. 357-9 [ref portuguese]

W.Salisbury. Side rudders and steering oars, and the Nydam ship. 359-361


15.1965. Portuguese river craft. [Douro/Tagus] 188

20.1919. R.C.Anderson. Commander de Kay - Brasilian service ca 1800. 189

26.1965. New Model Navy [1646]. 368


7.1964. C.Halls. The Gilt Dragon. [1653 VOC]. 77-9

19.1964. T.Glasgow. William Bourne. 80

2.1965. R.C.Anderson. Standing Navy. [Scandinavian 16th C]. 365


C.Halls. The search for the Gilt Dragon. In Westerly, University of W.Australia.. 84

G.Jones. The Norse Atlantic saga. 84-6 [Scammell]

Bibliotheque national..cartes nautiques. 87 [Skelton]

Svenst Skeppsbyggeri. ed Halldin. 87-8 [Anderson]

G.Schoerner. Regalskeppet. 90-1 [W.Salisbury]

R.G.Albion. Naval & maritime history - bibliography. 92-3

D.Story. Frame up; the story of Essex [USA incl launching], its shipyards... 93-4

A.C.Clarke. The treasure of the great reef [18thC Ceylon wreck]. 95 notice.

A.S.Oko. Francis Drake and New Albion. IN california Soc Qtrly 1964. 192

E.T.Adney/H.I.Chapelle. The bark canoes and skin boats of North America. 272-3

H.Akerlund. Nydamskeppen. [Salisbury] 278-280

C.Koeman. Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. 280-2 [Skelton]

K.R.Andrews. Elizabethan privateering...1583-1603. 282-5 [Bromley]

W.A.Baker. Colonial vessels; some 17th century sailing craft. 369-370

J.Edgell. Sea surveys, Britain's contribution to hydrography. 372-3

W.P.Coolhaas. Generale Missiven...VOC II 1639-1655. [Boxer]. 373

Skelton. Light of navigation by W.J.Blaeu. 375-6 [Waters]

H.Wallis. Carteret's voyage round the world 1766-9. 376--8 [Boxer]

K.N.Chaudhuri. The English East-India Company 1600-1640. 381-2 [Boxer]



MM17/18 Blake arrival at Lisbon

MM17 Convertine sold to Portugal

MM15 Q?A Name of galleon 1616, Comoro Islands burnt by EICo ?