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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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.