Saumarez – the man and his achievements

Tuesday 24th May 2020: The Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House:  7.30pm

We find ourselves back for the first post-lockdown talk on home soil, as Society Member George Cansino relates the life and times of Admiral James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez, a contemporary of Collingwood and Nelson and another officer of the Georgian era with a rich, extensive and interesting naval record.  An impressive and extensive list of actions dotted his career, but he was a man who spoke his mind, something that did not necessarily make him friends in high places…..

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