No. 305 July 2015

July 2015

Front cover

The 168,666gt Anthem Of The Seas of Royal Caribbean leaving Southampton on 30th April.

Photo by Andrew Cooke


Memorable Ships – Glenachulish

British Sand & Gravel Dredgers – Dredging gold from the sea

VTS – A Harbourmaster’s dream or nightmare?

Slow Passage – Excerpt from the Book ‘Chasing Conrad’

To the USA aboard the American Harvester – A ‘C2’ cargo ship

Through the eyes of the artist – Cunard Line

Port of Call – San Francisco

Forgotten Fleets – George Gibson & Co. of Leith

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Mayflower Cruise Terminal opens, MSC News, RCI News

Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK in July 2015

Ferry News – Sorrento Fire, Scandlines relief

Newbuild of the month – Anthem of the Seas

Photo Gallery – Cunard Line, Now & Then

Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ Letters

Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships, Into the Danger Zone, Into the Maelstrom, Southampton Docks