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  • ArticlesWales – a modern maritime nation?

    26 September 2013

    [image: Painting of the Breconian.]

    Wales has a long and often spectacular coastline, over 850 miles in length, and nowhere in the country is more than some forty miles from the sea. This proximity to the sea has given rise to lengthy periods in our history when the Welsh were enthusiastic seafarers – but this was not always the case...
  • ArticlesA portrait of Teddy Evans of the Antarctic, Evans of the Broke (1880-1957)

    14 June 2013

    [image: Teddy Evans]

    Teddy Evans was second-in-command of Captain Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition from 1910 to 1913 and, following Scott's demise, in command of the Terra Nova's journey back into the Roath Dock in Cardiff on 14 June 1913.
  • ArticlesThe scout flag that went South with Scott

    14 June 2013

    [image: Boy Scouts flag]

    When Captain Scott's Antarctic Expedition ship, the Terra Nova, sailed into her home port of Cardiff on 14 June 1913, she had not only the White Ensign flying at the stern, the Welsh flag on the mainmast and the Cardiff City coat of arms on the foremast, but another, much smaller flag fluttering at the bow. Bearing the colour of the 4th Cardiff Scout Troop, this little green flag had accompanied the expedition to the Antarctic and back.



  • GalleriesWales and Slavery

    4 April 2011

    [image: Slavery]

    Most societies have exploited slave labour at some stage in their history. This is also true of Wales.