By Jared Samuelson
Dr. Aaro Sahari and Dr. Saara Matala join the program to discuss the transnational development of icebreakers. Dr. Sahari is a postdoctoral researcher in history at the University of Helsinki and the vice-chair of the Finnish Association for Maritime History. Dr. Matala is an historian of technology and business, with specialist interests in Arctic shipbuilding and East–West technology transfer.
1. “Of a titan, winds and power: Transnational development of the icebreaker, 1890-1954,” by Aaro Sahri and Saara Matala, International Journal of Maritime History, Dec. 9, 2021.
Jared Samuelson is Co-Host and Executive Producer of the Sea Control podcast. Contact him at Seacontrol@cimsec.org.
This episode was edited and produced by Joshua Groover.