Edited documents in this Naval Miscellany include the 14th-century repair of Bayonne Galleys, Armada correspondence, the building of Plymouth dockyard, letters of Admiral Collingwood, Nelson’s Public Order Book during his 1801 blockade of Boulogne, Louis Parsons’ journal 1882-1901, Captain Clayton’s letters from the Australia Station 1885-8, Dudley Pound’s Grand Fleet diary 1914-15, and HMS Aurora’s return of the Saudi royal family in 1945.
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Dr Oliver Walton is currently Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the University of Duisburg Essen and researcher at the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle. He has taught at the Economics University of Prague and the University of Bayreuth.
Dr Walton researches and publishes on various aspects of the Royal Navy, the British monarchy and German-British history.