No. 293 July 2014

July 2014

Front cover

The Queen Mary 2 arriving at Southampton on 9th May. She was afforded a special greeting to mark her 10th anniversary of entry into service.

Photo by Cunard Line


Broken Hill Propriety – The Iron Ships
Twelve Months in an Ancient Shell Tanker – The Spondilus
Messageries Maritimes – Its Liverpool ships and the Laird Connection with Marseilles
Two Shipwrecks – Aground on the Tyne
Sailing with Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank – The first deep sea shipping company in the world
Memorable Ships – Messageries Maritimes types MD & ME
Through the Eyes of the Artist – Messageries Maritimes and La Ciotat
Port of Call – Incheon
Forgotten Fleets – J. Hay & Sons and J. & J. Hay Ltd
Newbuild of the Month – Rolldock Star
Photo Gallery – Isle of Bute and Liberty Ships
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Princess Anniversary, Another rogue wave, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Harwich route to close, new service for Portsmouth
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Cunard, A year in the life of P&O Cruises, Rough passage to London, Blue Funnel Line