Olla-Podrida: Julian Stockwin Newsletter, April 2012

Provo Wallis

Senior Admiral of the Fleet Sir Provo Wallis

Captain Edward Riou engraving

April, 2012

[Olla-podrida: an affectionate 18th-century term for a colourful medley of items]

We salute two special men of the sea this month – Provo Wallis, a hero of the War of 1812 and the person with the longest +ever+ period of naval service – and Edward Riou, a young officer who epitomised the finest traditions of the Royal Navy whose life was tragically cut short in his prime.

1 DISPATCHES
2 ASK JULIAN
3 PROVO WALLIS
4 WIT AND WISDOM OF THE SEA
5 EDITOR’S CHOICE
6 MOTHER OF ALL MARITIME AUCTIONS
7 CONTESTS
8 “GALLANT, GOOD RIOU”

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Launch of Casualty Management Guidelines by The Nautical Institute and the International Salvage Union

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The Nautical Institute and the International Salvage Union (ISU) today (Wednesday March 28) launched Casualty Management Guidelines aimed at providing comprehensive practical guidelines to help seafarers during a casualty when demands can be confusing, contradictory, unclear or a combination of all three.

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The Waterloo Collection, Cavalry Charge La Haie Sainte & Plancenoit, The French and Prussian Attacks, Part 3

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It was now a battle of attrition as French Heavy Cavalry were launched against the thinning lines of British, Dutch and German troops. The fall of the farm of La Haie Sainte to a French onslaught opened the way to Brussels.

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The Waterloo Collection, Ligny and Quatre Bras, Part 1

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a soldier’s view of the fight with the natural eye for the land, military experience, combined with thorough research. Presentation against location backgrounds is augmented with clear maps and re-enactment by living historians. In this DVD, the background to the campaign is covered, with the escape of Napoleon from Elba, the formation of a new army in an impoverished France, presenting significant logistical challenges in equipping and arming the force and supplying it with ammunition and food in the field.

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Harris Corporation and Digital Display Networks, Inc. Report 7-Eleven TV Network’s Early Advertising Success

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Highlights:
• 7-Eleven TV significantly lifts sales of advertised brands.
• Nielsen study reports clear consumer recall from targeted advertising campaigns.
• Digital out-of-home model has a powerful influence on in-store sales.

MELBOURNE, Fla. & DENVER — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced that 7-Eleven TV significantly increased sales and revenue for advertisers across 4,344 stores in its first year of operation — validating the influence that digital out-of-home media has on consumers. The company reported that:

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