Ships Monthly April 2020

The April  2020 issue of Ships Monthly is out now and contains the usual mix of features and news, with a range of outstanding photos, providing you with everything you need to keep up to date with ships and the maritime world.

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Features

Old freighters – Recalling some classic ships from half a century ago, all of which were owned by well-known British companies.

Old ferry Dinard – The fascinating story of the iconic turbine steamer Dinard, a major trailblazer in home waters and the Baltic.

Sitmar voyage – A voyage made on Sitmar Line’s Fairstar in 1973 as the Italian company was transitioning from being a migrant carrier to a major cruise operator. Jim Shaw

Submarine hunters – Review of the Royal Navy’s Type 12 Whitby class anti-submarine frigates.

Maritime Mosaic – Photo feature of commercial shipping to the 32 ports of Greenland, which is mostly seen on the country’s west coast.

Bulgarian shipping – A second article on the fleet development of the Bulgarian nation, looking at newbuilt ships delivered up to 1990.

From the bridge – Captain Mark Robinson, Master of the ferry Stena Superfast VIII, talks about his career and the Cairnryan-Belfast route.