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The Royal Navy’s Fight Against Contagion during the Age of Sail

Posted by Neil Jackson, on May 22nd, 2020

Extract from ‘The Health of Seaman’ by Professor C.C. Lloyd, NRS Volume No. 107 (1965) pp.70-106 Dr. James Lind was an eminent figure of naval medicine in the mid-eighteenth century, initially joining the Royal Navy as a surgeon’s mate before rising to become the first Physician of Haslar Hospital.  This document is the second chapter… Read Abstract »

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Neil Jackson is a Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy, and has a BA(Hons) in History from the Open University. Specialising as an Aircraft Controller, he is currently serving in an air operations management role on HMS Queen Elizabeth. 

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