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An Officer's Mess

Duration: 01:48

Dan explores an Officer's Mess.

In the last of this four-part series, historian Dan Snow looks at Britain's 19th-century Navy, which used 'gunboat diplomacy' to push British interests further afield.

Available since: Mon 1 Feb 2010


Dan Snow
Rosie Schellenberg
Lisa Mac Hale
Executive Producer
Dominic Crossley-Holland

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Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World Sea Change

4/4 Dan explores the ups and downs of a climactic century in naval and British history.

First broadcast: 05 Feb 2010

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