No. 274 December 2012

December 2012

Front cover

The 306,009 dwt tanker Front Circassia was built in 1999 by Mitsubishi at Nagasaki.

Photo by Fotoflite


Zim Lines – Israel’s fleet
RMS Strathnaver – John Lane’s P&O story
SS Mentor – A personal recollection
Through the Eyes of the Artist – Gordon Ellis
John Fredriksen and Frontline Tankers – The front line of tanker shipping
Victims of Atlantis – The German Raider continues to sink Allied ships
Memorable Ships – Samaria and Scythia
Newbuild of the Month – Huelin Dispatch
Port of Call – Haifa
Forgotten Fleets – Burns Philp of Australia
Photo Gallery – River Plate Ferries and Raeburn & Vérel
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Doubtful future for CIC, Liverpool pay up, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Hong Kong tragedy, Brittany Ferries strike, etc.
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – The White Star Collection, Sabotage, J. Samuel White & Co., SS Great Britain