Waters, David Watkin
WATERS, David Watkin
WATERS, David Watkin. British, b. 1911. Genres: History, Marine sciences/Oceanography, Travel/Exploration, Geography, Intellectual history. Career: Retired Lieutenant-Comdr., Royal Navy, 1925-50; Admiralty Historian, 1950-60; Head, Dept. of Navigation and Astronomy, 1960-76, Secty, 1968-71, Deputy Director, 1971-78, and Caird Research Fellow, 1979- 84, National Maritime Museum, London. President, British Society for the History of Science, 1976-78. Publications: The True and Perfecte Newes of Syr Frauncis Drake, 1955; (with F. Barley) Naval Staff History, Second World War: The Defeat of the Enemy Attack upon Shipping 1939-1945, 1957, 1997; The Art of Navigation in England in Elizabethan and Early Stuart Times, 1958, 1978; The Sea: or, Mariner's Astrolabe, 1966; The Rutter of the Sea, 1967; (with H. Waters) The Saluki in History, Art and Sport, 1969, 1983; Science and the Techniques of Navigation in the Renaissance, 1974; (with G. P. B. Naish) The Elizabethan Navy and the Armada of Spain, 1975; (with T.R. Adams) English Maritime Books Printed before 1801, 1995. Address: c/o Cobwebs, Graffham, Petworth, Sussex GU28 OPY, England.