Since 2015, THEMT has been engaged in a five-year programme of research with the Laughton Naval History Unit at King’s College, London, under the direction of Professor Andrew Lambert. Fellow of The Royal Historical Society. His many books include Admirals; Nelson: Britannia’s God of War; Franklin: Tragic Hero of Polar Navigation and The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812 which was awarded the coveted Anderson Medal. His highly successful history of the Royal Navy, War at Sea, was broadcast on BBC2. He has been described as ‘The outstanding British naval historian of his generation.
In November 2017, The Henry Euler Memorial Trust concluded a two-year agreement with IRHiS (L’Institut de Recherches Historiques de Septentrion) at the Université de Lille, under the direction Three iron guns on replica wooden carriages in the Alderney Museum of Jean de Préneuf, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary History, and also Head of Research, Teaching and Study, at the French Ministry of Defence Historical Branch, SHD-Vincennes. Project HIMARIAN (Histoire maritime des îles anglo-normandes) will coordinate the work of participating members from the maritime history departments of the Universities of Lille, Caen, Le Havre, Brest and the Service Historique de la Défense, in its contribution to the international Symposium to be held in Alderney in September 2019 together with the publication of the papers, the production of an accompanying exhibition, and a guide to French sources on Channel Islands maritime history. The supporting organisations – in addition to those mentioned above – will comprise PEMAR/ MRSH (Le Pôle Espaces Maritimes working with La Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines at Caen), and the GIS Maritime History Network (GIS d’Histoire & Sciences de la mer).