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The Northern Mariner

The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord, ISSN No. 1183-112X (paper), 2561-5467 (electronic), is a fully refereed, quarterly journal published by the The Canadian Nautical Research Society and the North American Society for Oceanic History. It is devoted to the study of 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.

The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord publishes research articles, research notes, commentaries, review essays, and book reviews. Submissions may be written in either English or French. If you have an idea for an article, note, commentary, or review essay please contact the editor.

Current issue, volume XXXIII

The content of the current issue is available here. For previous, archived issues see "Online edition" below.


Online edition

Online web pages and .pdf files - all volumes from volume I, number 1 (1991) to today.

Back issues

Back issues, hardcopy - details and availability

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Indices to Volumes

These general indices (in .pdf format) cover total contents - articles, research notes, review essays and book reviews - but do not cross reference online content.

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