What is a Jackstaff and Union Jack?

It all started back in 1603, when James VI of Scotland became James I of … [Read more...]

Who is the longest standing serving sailor in the Navy?

His name was Sir Provo William Perry Wallis and he was born in 1791. His … [Read more...]

What are Bilboes?

Bilboes were long iron bars which were attached to prisoners legs to … [Read more...]