Wednesday 26th October

Helen Doe

Cornwall - a Maritime History

 

Cornwall has the longest coastline of any county in England and Wales and is the most maritime of counties. From pirates to privateers and from wars to world trade, Cornwall's heritage is so much more than just Tin and Fish !

Helen  is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Exeter, where she gained her doctorate in maritime history. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (FRHistS). She is a Trustee of the SS Great Britain, a member of the British Commission for Maritime History, and is the Chairman of the Editorial Board of Troze, the online journal of the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.