Helen Doe is a historian, author and lecturer.
Her books range from maritime to RAF history.

 

SS Great Britain: Brunel's Ship, Her Voyages, Passengers and Crew by Helen DoeHer latest book, SS Great Britain: Brunel's Ship, Her Voyages, Passengers and Crew, is now out.

A new book on this wonderful ship using new sources and new information on her passengers and crew.

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About Helen Doe

Helen Doe is a historian, author and speaker with a particular love of maritime subjects. It is people, often the ordinary and, sometimes unsung, heroes and heroines that attract her attention. She has written a range of books from maritime history to RAF history.

A popular speaker, Helen has spoken at several literary festivals and is a regular guest on cruise ships.

She has appeared on television, most recently in an episode of Who Do You Think You Are? She has advised on many TV programmes including David Dimbleby's Britain and the Sea.

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Helen Do giving a lecture

SS Great Britain

6th July

SS Great Britain: Brunel's Ship, Her Voyages, Passengers and Crew by Helen DoeMy latest book is about Brunel's masterpiece, the ss Great Britain

This is the first newly researched book on her since the 1970s and uncovers many new stories of passengers and crew during her remarkable long life. 

We are fortunate that this wonderful vessel is still here in Bristol today.