No. 318 August 2016

August 2016

Front cover

The 20,394grt containership Helene Delmas was built in 1978 by Atlantique (Alsthom) at Saint Nazaire. She was broken up at Alang in 1999.

Photo by FotoFlite


Memorable Ships – Shalom

Delmas of La Rochelle – 150 Years of French Shipping

Sir R. Ropner & Co. Ltd. – Second World War losses and replacements – Part Two

Through the eyes of the artist – West Indies and the Caribbean – Part One

Port of Call – Auckland

Forgotten Fleets – Union-Castle Line – Part Two

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – First EPA action

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

Ferry News – Farewell St Helena

Newbuild of the month – Harmony of the Seas

Photo Gallery – Singapore

Merchant Ships lost in August 1916 – Readers’ Corner – Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Cunard White Star Liners of the 1930s, Coasters of the 1970s, From Cadet to Commodore, Memories of a Ben Line Man.