No. 267 May 2012

May 2012

Front cover

The 89,097 gt container ship OOCL Long Beach Southampton. She can carry 8,000 TEU.


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Titans of the Container Trades – The increasing size of Container Ships
MV Cannanore – Another Voyage to India
The Liberty Ships and their derivatives  – The Wartime lifeline
Mutiny on a Liberty Ship – A voyage to Manila
Three Victories in the cause of preservation – Lane Victory, Red Oak Victory and American Victory
Newbuild of the Month – The Boknafjord
Port of Call – Koper
Forgotten Fleets – Greig of Cardiff
Memorable Ships – The Sobieski
Victims of Atlantis – From the diary of Cadet Graeme Cubbin
Photo Gallery – Ferries at Barcelona and Comben Longstaff
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Costa problems mount, End for the Love Boat
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Scottish Ferry problems, LD launch new route
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Manchester Liners, SS United States, Oriental Endeavour, Sealink Memories