Maritime

Pirates and the Scots

Start : 
16 Mar 2010 - 19:30
End : 
16 Mar 2010 - 20:30
Type: 
Talk

Leith Local History Society

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Pirates and the Scots

Start : 
13 Apr 2010 - 19:30
End : 
13 Apr 2010 - 20:30
Type: 
Talk
Location: 

Dollar, Stirlingshire.

April 2010

Dollar History Society

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Digging Up Your Roots

Start : 
18 Jan 2009 - 12:00
End : 
18 Jan 2009 - 13:00
Type: 
Radio

Eric will be discussing The Worcester incident of 1705.

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Digging Up Your Roots homepage

Programme 3: The Sea

Scotland’s links with the sea take many forms: in fishing, in wartime action, in naval service and in trading.

Timeframe - The Real Whisky Galore Story

Start : 
30 Jun 2004 (All day)
Type: 
TV
Location: 

Grampian TV

The Scots at Sea

Start : 
25 Jun 2004 (All day)
Type: 
TV
Location: 

BBC Scotland

With 18,500 kilometres of coastline, and the sea lochs and firths cutting deep into the land, no Scot lives further than 45 miles from a tidal shore. Making a living from the sea, seafaring adventures, emigration, shipbuilding, foreign trade (legal and illegal) and tourism have played their part in shaping the history of the Scottish people.

The Ferries to the Isles 1

Start : 
21 Dec 2006 (All day)
Type: 
Radio
Location: 

Radio Scotland

Pirates and Slavers from the Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1690-1730

Start : 
25 Jun 2008 - 13:30
End : 
25 Jun 2008 - 15:00
Type: 
Conference
Location: 

Old Royal Naval College, University of Greenwich.

5th International Congress of Maritime History

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The Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1627-1750

The Records of the High Court of Admiralty of Scotland 1627-1750

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A catalogue of the 3,700 cases heard by this court with synopsis of the case, its pursers and defenders. Offers a unique insight in Scots dealings at home and abroad - including slaving, piracy, privateers and transatlantic ventures.

The Early Transatlantic Trade of Ayr 1640-1730

(with Tom Barclay)
Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 30, 2005. Paperback, illustrated, 102 pages.

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This account describes in detail the families, vessels, cargoes, and destinations involved in Ayr's early transatlantic trade, set against a background of upheaval: the Civil War, the Restoration of Charles II, the Wars of the Three Kingdoms that ended the reign of James VII (or II), and the Union of the Parliaments of England and Scotland in 1707.

The Shipping Trade of Ayrshire 1689-1791

Ayrshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, Monograph 8, September 1993, 48 pages.

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