No. 310 December 2015

December 2015

Front cover

The 1912 built TSS Earnslaw still sails daily on Lake Wakitipu, Queenstown, New Zealand. She was built by McGregor & Co. at Dunedin.

Photo by Nigel Lawrence


Memorable Ships – The New Zealand Shipping Co. ‘H’ class

Rakaia – The Company’s prettiest ship

The Sailing Ships of the New Zealand Shipping Co.

The Hurunui and the Pater

Capt. William Geoffrey Jameson’s Memoirs – 1941: West africa and the Mediterranean

To New Zealand with the New Zealand Shipping Co. – RMS Ruahine – voyage No. 42

Through the eyes of the artist – The Union SS Co. of New Zealand

Port of Call – Tauranga

Forgotten Fleets – The New Zealand Shipping Co.

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Newbuild bonanza, Newbuild for Saga etc.

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

Ferry News – Another Dover record, Farewell Arahura

Newbuild of the month  MV Veteran

Photo Gallery – Cook Strait ferries and Napier

Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ Letters

Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – The Cargospeed Story, London’s Pleasure Steamers, Steamers and Ferries of the Northern Isles, Floating Palaces