No. 295 September 2014

September 2014

Front cover

Fred Olsen's Black Prince, with her iconic figurehead, saw life as a North Sea ferry before being converted into a cruise ship.


Cruising down to the Canaries – The search for winter sunshine
Vessel Classification Societies  – Is your ship A1 standard
Lucky Old Ship – Lucky Young Captain
A Tyne to Remember  – July 1933
Memorable Ships – Golfito and Camito
Through the Eyes of the Artist – Dutch Shipping Lines (part one)
Port of Call – Las Palmas
Forgotten Fleets – Moor Line
Newbuild of the Month – Oslofjord
Photo Gallery – Gibraltar and Ro-Ro’s
News Report – The latest news from around the world
Cruise News – Azores to CMV, New names for Holland America ships, etc.
Cruise Ships Ports of Call – Cruise ship calls around the UK
Ferry News – Uig triangle, BC Ferries newbuild, Dieppe route reprieve
Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship
Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ letters
Book Reviews – Olympic, Titanic, Britannic; The British Cruise Ship, By Steamer to the Argyllshire Coast, East of Suez