No. 307 September 2015

September 2015

Front cover

The 20,204grt Southern Cross of Shaw Savill in the King George V dry dock at Southampton in August 1967. She was built in 1955 by Harland & Wolff at Belfast.


Memorable Ships – Oceanic

Ofer Brothers of Israel – A worldwide shipping empire

Slow Passage – The Benlawers

HMS Worcester – Memories

My First Trip – City of Cape Town

Through the eyes of the artist – South America – The German and French Lines

Port of Call – Southampton – Part two

Forgotten Fleets – Gem Line

News Report – The latest news from around the world

Cruise News – Celestyal Collision, Terra Moana sold

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

Ferry News – MyFerryLink finished, Scottish investment

Newbuild of the month – Umoe Ventus

Photo Gallery – Containerships at Southampton

Editor’s Mailbox – Readers’ Letters

Readers’ Corner – Unknown Ship

Book Reviews – Bristol Tugs in Colour, Cabin Class Rivals, RMS Lusitania, Looking back at Traditional Cargo Ships