No. 317 July 2016

July 2016

Front cover

The 6,767gt St. Helena at St. Helena. Her lifeline service to the island ceases in July due to the opening of the airport.


Memorable Ships – St. Helena
TMM of Mexico – Linea Mexicana
Sir R. Ropner & Co. Ltd. – Second World War losses and replacements (Part one)
A Chilean Voyage – The Ulster Star
Through the eyes of the artist – Eastern Mediterranean, Part three
Port of Call – Port Klang
Forgotten Fleets – The Union & Castle lines
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Prima debut, Royal vikings, Royal christening
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK in July
Ferry News – Landmark Ceremony, The Cat is back
Newbuild of the month – Höegh Tracer
Photo Gallery – Seaham Harbour
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Merchant Ships lost in July 1916
Book Reviews – Titanic Unseen, Elders & Fyffes, Ships to Remember, along the Waterfront