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Cornish Maritime History Conference 2015

Saturday, 17 October, 2015
Photo supplied by the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

The line-up of speakers and topics confirms the continued enthusiasm for Cornish maritime history. The speakers cover the ages from fifteenth to the early twentieth centuries and include:

  • Sam Drake Fowey during the Hundred Years’ War
  • Jeremy Rowett Johns Privateering in Polperro
  • Terry Chapman The maritime links of a 19th century trade unionist
  • Roger Burt Freemasonry and mariners
  • Steph Haxton Early 19th century navigation lessons
  • Alex Lewis A year in the life of a Cornish port
  • John Forsyth A Fowey topsail schooner in the early twentieth century
  • Anne Pond Coast Lines Company in the interwar years

Early booking is recommended as this event is always very popular and places are limited.
Cost: Adults £30, Museum Ticket holders £25, Student concessions on application.
Includes all refreshments, lunch and admission to the Museum and Library.



Saturday, 17 October, 2015


National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Discovery Quay
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3QY United Kingdom
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