No. 281 July 2013

July 2013

Front cover

The 30,027gt Furness Hartlepool was built in 2006. In 2012 she joined Nordic Shipping and has been renamed Rachel.

Photo by Fotoflite


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The Spanish National Fleet – 70 years of Elcano
SS Talthybius – 1944-1971
Sir John Ellerman – Shipowner, Philanthropist and Zoologist
An OOW with Union Castle Line – The Durban Castle
Through the Eyes of the Artist – Paulo Klodic
Memorable Ships – Rangitata and Rangitiki
Port of Call – Mahon
Forgotten Fleets – Furness Withy
Newbuild of the Month – Incat 067-KatExpress 2
Photo Gallery – Casino Ships in Hong Kong, Aberdeen
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Two new ships arrive at Southampton, more Carnival woe, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Farewell for the Voyager, Ramsgate service ends, and more
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship and WIN a prize!
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Andrew Weir Shipping, Hurtigruten 120, Sea Killers in Disguise, Japanese Ferries