No. 306 August 2015

August 2015

Front cover

The 613grt Moray Firth IV of Gillie & Blair at Poole in July 1967.


Memorable Ships – Borinquen

Gillie & Blair of Newcastle – The “Firth” Coasters

Slow Passage – The Benlawers

The “Wheelman” & the River Plate – Blue Star Line

The sinking of the Yorkmoor

Through the eyes of the artist – South America Part one – The British Lines

Port of Call – Southampton (Part 1)

Forgotten Fleets – Batavier Line

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – New role for Deutschland, Three Queens in Liverpool

Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK in august

Ferry News – Cook Strait changes, MyFerry Link saga ends

Newbuild of the month – RT Emotion & RT Evolution

Photo Gallery – Vehicle Carriers and Reefers at Southampton

Editor’s Mailbox – readers’ Letters

Book Reviews – 175 Years of Cunard, The Lusitania, The Prowess of Charlie Fielder, Cutty Sark

Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship