No. 308 October 2015

October 2015

Front cover

The 30,719grt bulk carrier Eagle arrow was built in 1977 by Kawasaki at Sakaide as the Hoegh Mallard. She joined gearbulk in 2004 and was broken up at Alang in 2009.

Photo by FotoFlite


Memorable Ships – Prome and Salween

Bulk Carrier Consortia Vlasov – From Russian revolution to Shipping revolution

Interview – Captain Niels v. Pederson

Titanic Whiskey

Slow Passage

Capt. William Geoffrey Jameson’s Memoirs – 1939: The clouds begin to gather

First Trip – The Columbia Star

Through the eyes of the artist – South America Part three

Port of Call – Los Angeles and Long Beach

Forgotten Fleets – Fishers of Newry

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Costa goes large, Fred. Olsen ships meet in Bergen

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

Ferry News – Condor Ferries verdict, Felixstowe celebration

Newbuild of the month – MV Barito Equator

Photo Gallery – Ferries of Tahiti and Thames Coasters

Editor’s Mailbox – readers’ Letters

Readers’ Corner – Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Chasing Conrad, A Year in the Life of the Cunard Fleet, Cruise Ships, CalMac