Master & Commander – the life and career of John William Trotter RN

Thursday 26th January 2017:  19.30:  St. Mary’s Heritage Centre, Gateshead

John William Trotter, a son of Gateshead, was the Master of HMS LEVIATHAN at the Battle of Trafalgar.  The venue for tonight’s talk is appropriate, as John is buried in the grounds of the old church.  Society Member Ian Wallace gives us his story.

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