Following The Fleet
8 nights including 2 Gala Dinners
Orkney played a pivotal role in both World Wars and poignant reminders of these turbulent periods are etched on the landscape. The main Royal Navy fleet during both wars was based in Scapa Flow and this wonderful voyage to Orcadia explores the naval history of Scotland’s far north.
Dr Roger Knight
Roger Knight had a twenty-seven year career at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. He then taught in the Greenwich Maritime Institute, University of Greenwich as a Visiting Professor and is now a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London. He published a prize-winning biography of Nelson and led research projects into the Napoleonic Navy.