About the Journal

The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord is a fully refereed, quarterly journal published by the Canadian Nautical Research Society and the North American Society for Oceanic History. It is devoted to the study of the maritime affairs and the inland waterways of the nations that touch the seas of the northern hemisphere. The journal’s content spans the fields of naval, political, diplomatic, social, cultural, gender, Indigenous, economic, and environmental history. Specific topics of interest include – but are not limited to – ships, shipbuilding, technology, merchant shipping, trade, labour, seafaring, maritime life, coastal communities, ports and harbours, naval warfare, maritime aviation, fishing, whaling, sealing, underwater archaeology, disasters and emergencies, and maritime biography.

Current Issue

Vol. 31 No. 3 (2021): The Northern Mariner
The image depicts the current cover of The Northern Mariner. It includes the journal's title and an illustration of the San Juan, the Basque whaling ship from 1565 that Parks Canada excavated in Red Bay, Labrador.
Published: 2022-03-04

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