No. 289 March 2014

March 2014

Front cover

The 10,785grt Hornby Grange of houlder Bros. was built in 1946 by Hawthorn Leslie at Hebburn. She is seen here in dry-dock at Falmouth in 1967.


Post War British Cadet Ships – Merchant Navy Cadet Training
Superfast Ferries  – Pioneers of conventional fast ferries
MV Soudan  – My first deep-sea ship
Sailing with Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank – The first deep sea shipping company in the world
Memorable Ships – The big chilled meat carriers of Houlder Line
Through the Eyes of the Artist – The Union-Castle Line
Port of Call – London Thamesport
Forgotten Fleets – General Steam Navigation Co.
Newbuild of the Month – Abis Duisburg
Photo Gallery – Ferries at Portsmouth and Irish Sea Ferries
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Antarctic Drama, End of Kristina Cruises, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Festive Season ferry chaos, Arson attack on ferry, etc.
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Titanic in Photographs, South Devon Shipwreck Trail, Ports of Scotland Yearbook 2014, Under a Yellow Sky