Mystery Ship

  • The Mystery Ship September 2011 Issue

    The Mystery Ship September 2011 Issue

    27th July 2011

    Can anyone name all of these ferries berthed at Douglas on the Isle of Man? When was the picture taken? Where were the ferries operating from and when were they built? Send your answer to: Mystery Ship, Ships Monthly, Kelsey…

  • The Mystery Ship August 2011 Issue

    The Mystery Ship August 2011 Issue

    30th June 2011

    Can anyone name this cargo liner which, according to the information on the back of the original image, was pictured in the Firth of Forth during World War I? When and where was she built? Which company operated her? What…

  • June 2011’s Mystery Ship Answer

    June 2011’s Mystery Ship Answer

    29th June 2011

    The ship is Defender, registered in Lowestoft and shown in the river Blackwater at Heybridge close to the sea lock gates of the Chelmer & Blackwater Canal. She has been berthed there since 2007 and has been under maintenance/conversion into…

  • The Mystery Ship July 2011 Issue

    The Mystery Ship July 2011 Issue

    27th May 2011

    Can anyone name this historic cargo liner? When and where was she built? Which company operated her and over what time period? What became of her? And where was she when this photo was taken? Authors of correct published answers…

  • April 2011’s Mystery Ship Answer

    April 2011’s Mystery Ship Answer

    28th April 2011

    The mystery ship in April was the Turkish cargo vessel Halis Kalkavan, built as Baron Graham of H. Hogarth & Sons. The ship was completed in November 1925 by Napier & Miller in Glasgow for Hogarth, and was one of…

  • The Mystery Ship June 2011 Issue

    The Mystery Ship June 2011 Issue

    28th April 2011

    Can anyone name this small naval vessel? When and where was she built? To which navy does she belong? Where has she operated? And where was she when this photo was taken? Authors of correct published answers will receive a…

  • March 2011’s Mystery Ship Answer

    March 2011’s Mystery Ship Answer

    23rd March 2011

    Only one reader was able to provide any information about the Mystery Ship in March. Dr Anttiheikki Helenius from Hyvink√§√§ in Finland wrote: The mystery ship is a yacht called Nourmahal. She was built in 1884 at the Harlan &…

  • The Mystery Ship Issue May 2011

    The Mystery Ship Issue May 2011

    23rd March 2011

    Can anyone name this classic cargo liner? When and where was she built? Which company operated her and over what period? What became of her? And where was this photo was taken? Authors of correct published answers will receive a…

  • 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 &…

  • The Mystery Ship Issue March 2011

    The Mystery Ship Issue March 2011

    10th March 2011

    Can anyone name this elegant 19th century ship? When and where was she built? Which company operated her and over what time period? Full details of her history welcome. Authors of correct published answers will receive a free 2011 Ships…