Dr Helen Doe

Research interests

Current research

Port authorities and development with a focus on the development of the Fowey Harbour Commission since 1869 

 Power and authority,  the relationship between the master and the managing owner

General research interests

Ship insurance in the 20th century, Mutual Protection and Indemnity Clubs

Maritime business history from late eighteenth to the twentieth century

Shipbuilding, shipping investment, ship insurance, ship broking, ship management and the business of smuggling and trades such as chandlery, sailmaking and blockmaking

Women in Business

Maritime Communities, particularly mariner, merchant and smuggling communities