Jacques Piggott

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If your father, grandfather, uncle, granduncle, or cousin, or anyone you admire served on a Corvette during WWII, you should read this…

A Covert Naval Investigation: Overseas Officers, John J. Connolly, and the Equipment Crisis of 1943

by Richard Oliver Mayne

http://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/vol10/tnm_10_1_37-52.pdf

ExcerptEven though Connolly had already seen enough evidence to convince him of a serious equipment crisis in the RCN, he received another report on 23 October. Written primarily by Lieutenant J.J. Pigott, RCNVR…More on this Website

http://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/

The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord

The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord, ISSN No. 1183-112X, is a fully refereed journal devoted to all aspects of the North Atlantic and North Pacific. It publishes essays, notes and documents on a variety of naval and maritime history, including merchant shipping, maritime labour, naval history, shipbuilding, fishing, ports, trade, nautical archaeology and maritime societies. TNM/LMN is published quarterly by The Canadian Nautical Research Society in association with the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH)

The four issues of TNM/LMN published annually total about 500 pages. Each issue contains feature articles (often illustrated) that run the gamut of maritime subjects. There are also frequent research notes, memoirs, documents, and review essays. One of the most important features of TNM/LMN is its book review section, which is by far the most extensive in the field. On average, TNM/LMN reviews more than 300 new books each year, making it the most convenient and comprehensive way to keep abreast of new monographs.

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