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  • December 2010’s Mystery Ship Answer

    December 2010’s Mystery Ship Answer

    10th March 2011

    The Mystery Ship in the December 2010 issue was the 4,949gt City of Lancaster, the second of three sisterships of the City of Guildford class built for the Ellerman Hall Line Ltd of Liverpool in 1958 by Swan, Hunter &…

  • St Clare – Captain David Mihell

    St Clare – Captain David Mihell

    10th March 2011

    Master of Portsmouth-Fishbourne ferry St Clare, Captain David Mihell, talks to Nicholas Leach about his career with Sealink, Sea Containers and Wightlink, and the ships on which he has served. When did you first go to sea and with which…

  • The Mystery Ship Issue January/February 2011

    The Mystery Ship Issue January/February 2011

    10th January 2011

    Two for the price of one this month. . . so can anyone name these two ships seen together, possibly on a cruise rather than a line voyage? At which port or anchorage did the photographer capture them? Where had…

  • November 2010’s Mystery Ship Answer

    November 2010’s Mystery Ship Answer

    10th January 2011

    The mystery ship is Clan Macmaster, which was originally launched on 24 February 1917 by William Doxford & Sons Ltd, Sunderland for Munro Shipping Co Ltd as Sutherland. She was managed by B. J. Sutherland & Co Ltd of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.…

  • HMS Diamond – Ian Clarke

    HMS Diamond – Ian Clarke

    22nd December 2010

    On 22 September 2010 the third Type 45 guided missile destroyer for the Royal Navy, HMS Diamond, was accepted into the Royal Navy at her home port of Portsmouth. After the ceremony Patrick Boniface spoke to her commanding officer, Commander…