Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference

18 November 2015


Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Thursday 26 November 2015


10.30am Welcome
Prof. Ray Stokes, Director, Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow

10.35 Session I Chair: Dr Martin Bellamy
Dr Bruce Peter, Glasgow School of Art :
Tor Line and the Battle of the North Sea

Angus McKenzie, University of Glasgow
Sir James Lithgow: 'The bowler-hatted King of Scotland'

11.30 Coffee/Tea

12.00 Session II Chair: Professor Stig Tenold
Professor Michael Moss, University of Northumbria
Jesuit's bark - an essential prophylactic?

Adrien von Ferscht, Chinese Silver Research Institute
19th Century Chinese Export Silver

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Session III Chair: Professor Ray Stokes
Dr Roy Fenton, Ships in Focus Publications

The Clyde 'Puffer': more than a Scottish icon

Dr Martin Bellamy, Glasgow Museums
The Port of Glasgow, 1946

15.00 Coffee/Tea

15-30-16-30 Session IV Chair Professor Hugh Murphy

Mike Macdonald, University of Glasgow
The Orkney Fishing Industry and the EEC Common Fisheries Policy in the 1970s

Professor Stig Tenold, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen
MacHyundai: How the world's largest shipyard was built on Scottish skills

Attendance is free but booking is essential. To book a place please contact Christine Leslie:

The conference is held in conjunction with Glasgow Museums, the Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow, the Society for Nautical Research, and the Maritime Information Association.