Connected with the sea, especially in relation to seaborne trade or naval matters.
Fact of the Day
It is reckoned that 5,000 Britons died each year in shipwrecks between 1793 and 1815.
Quote of the Day
"Foul as it is, hell itself is made more foul by the presence of John. "
~ Matthew Paris (13th century chronicler) on King John
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.