No. 269 July 2012

July 2012

Front cover

The 24,004 gt ferry Knossos Palace of Minoan Lines in Piraeus in September 2009. She was built in 2000 by Sestri CN at Genoa.

Photo by Dave Smith/


Greek Shipping – The Scene Today
Sailing with Seahorse – Oceanic Crest and Argosy Pacific
Memorable Ships – Wilhelm Gustloff and Robert Ley
Carisbrooke Shipping – From the Isle of Wight to the world
First Tripper – A Voyage with P.S.N.C. in 1946
Newbuild of the Month – The Tanok
Port of Call – Limassol
Forgotten Fleets – Pacific Steam Navigation Co.
Victims of Atlantis – From the diary of Cadet Graeme Cubbin
Photo Gallery – Aqaba and United Towing Tugs
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Titanic replica planned, Viking order two ships
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – End of Comarit, Serco win North bid
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – On a Sea of Glass, Shaw Savill & Albion, The Last Atlantic Liners, A Work of Titans