No. 315 May 2016

May 2016

Front cover

The 51,383dwt tanker Jag Pranav of the Great Eastern Steamship Company.

Photo by Fotoflite


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A Cadet Training Ship with a difference – SS Opalia

Memorable Ships – Umtata, Umtali and Umgeni

The Great Eastern SS Co. – 65 years of growth in the bulk/oil trades

The Sailing Ships of Andrew Weir – Part Two

A sailor from another age

The Leningrad Run – The Baltic Valiant

The Glengarry – A True survivor

Through the eyes of the artist – Eastern Mediterranean (Part One)

Port of Call – San Diego

Forgotten Fleets – S. G. T. M.

Merchant Ships lost in WW1 – May 1916

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Cruising stalwart lost, AidaPrima at last

Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK in May

Ferry News – Condor Struggles, CMAL Milestone

Newbuild of the month – Helgoland

Photo Gallery – Great Yarmouth and F. T. Everard & Sons

Editor’s mailbox – Readers’ letters

Readers’ Corner – Identify the unknown ship

Book Reviews – The Road to Russia, Post-War on the Liners, RMS Olympic, The Union-Castle Line