No. 319 September 2016

September 2016

Front cover

The 97,741gt LNG tanker Provalys of Gazocean. She was built in 2006 by Chantiers de l’Atlantique at Saint Nazaire.

Photo by Fotoflite


Memorable Ships – Costa Allegra and Costa Marina

LPG Carriers – 90 Years of LPG transport

Adelaide Star’s last two voyages

A Voyage with Brocklebanks – to India on SS Maihar (part one)

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

First two Trips as a Midshipman in World War II

Through the eyes of the artist – West Indies (part two)

Port of Call – Charlestown

Forgotten Fleets – Union-Castle (part three)

Union-Castle ‘R’ Ships

News Report – the latest news from around the world

Cruise News – black Watch Fire, Mein Schiff 5 delivered

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

Ferry News – New Moroccan link, Scandlines record breaker

Newbuild of the month – Red Jet 6

Photo of the Month – PS Waverley

British Merchant Ships lost in September 1916

Readers’ Corner – Identify the Unknown Ship for a chance to WIN a book

Book Reviews – Ships for all Nations, First Class Cargo, Shetland’s Whaling Tradition, RMS Titanic