Join author S.I. Martin to find out why seamen were needed, their diverse origins and their impact on Black culture and politics.
From enslaved crewmen to petty officers and even a ship’s captain, Black seamen were a constant presence on Royal Navy ships throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Join author S.I. Martin to find out why their labour was needed, their diverse origins and how their impact on Black culture and politics resonates to this day.
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