1. Seaweed

    At the Point of a Cutlass by Gregory N Flemming

    In 1722 Philip Ashton was the 20 year old skipper of a small Marblehead fishing boat. Ashore the New Englanders were under continuous threat from the native Mi’kmaqs; at sea, with all other Atlantic mariners, from a wave of piracy which was perhaps part of the fallout of the end of the War of...
  2. redmonkey

    Super Highway. Sea Power in the 21st Century

    “Whosoever commands the sea, commands the trade; whosoever commands the trade commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.” Sir Walter Raleigh. Chris Parry is a former RN officer, retiring in 2008 after holding the position of Director General, Developments, Concepts...