No. 265 March 2012

March 2012

Front cover

The 114,147 gt Costa Concordia ran aground on 13th January with more than 4,200 people onboard.


The Detonations of Ammunition Ships – The explosions at Halifax, Bari and Bombay
Sailing with Kaiser – The United International Shipping Corporation
the Esso Transportation Co. – Oil Tankers
Port of Call – Port Atlantique – Nantes-Saint Nazaire
Memories of R589281 – The Story of Master Mariner Peter Tambling
Newbuild of the Month – The MTS Argnonon
Memorable Ships – The CMB Quintet
Photo Gallery – Cherbourg and Strick Line
Forgotten Fleets – Houlder Brothers
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – The Costa Concordia Tragedy
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – The end for SeaFrance, Fastnet faltering
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Titanic 9 hours to hell, Truth about Titanic, Cunard Queens, Coasters