No. 291 May 2014

May 2014

Front cover

Main magazine: The 22,325grt Boogabilla of Transatlantic SS Co. She was built in 1978 by Mitsubishi at Nagasaki. In 2004 she was converted into the vehicle carrier Tapiola. (Fotoflite)

Supplement: The 90,049gt Queen Victoria was built in 2007 by Fincantieri at Monfalcone. She is seen here leaving Southampton in August 2013. (N Lawrence)

Photo by Fotoflite


FREE – Cruise Ship Guide 2014
Swedish Shipowners – Transatlantic Steamship Co
The Evolution of the Bulk Carrier – Learning from disasters
My First Trip to the Far East – The Benloyal
Canberra Star  – A collision in fog
MV Lady Sophia  – Learning the ropes
Sailing with Thos. & Jno. Brocklebank – The first deep sea shipping company in the world
Memorable Ships – Rhodesia Star and South Africa Star
Through the Eyes of the Artist – Japanese Shipyard Postcards
Port of Call – Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1956
Forgotten Fleets – William Kennaugh & Co
Newbuild of the Month – Sound of Seil and Sound of Soay
Photo Gallery – Reefers
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Britannia takes to the water, Cunardi-Gras, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Stena take over Celtic Link, Condor dispute
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – RMS Queen Elizabeth, Post-War Canadian Liners, The Lifeboat Service in Scotland, Light upon the Water