No. 330 August 2017

August 2017

Front cover

The 9,445grt Birkenfels was built in 1967 by Weser at Bremen. From 1977 she sailed as Wu Yi Shan until broken up in 1993.

Photo by Fotoflite

Contents

MEMORABLE SHIPS – Infant Dom Henrigue

TRASMEDITERRANEA – A century of service

BRITISH MERCHANT SHIPS LOST IN AUGUST 1917

TUILLIER – A major Switzerland based shipowner  (Part Two)

THROUGH THE EYES OF THE ARTIST – Midnight Sun (Part Four)

PORT OF CALL – Quebec

FORGOTTEN FLEETS – Hansea

NEWS REPORT – The latest news from around the world

CRUISE NEWS – MSC Delivery, Celebrations on the Thames

CRUISE SHIPS PORTS OF CALL – Cruise ship calls around the UK in August

FERRY NEWS – New route for Balearia, Incat newbuilds

NEWBUILD OF THE MONTH – Svitzer Adira

PHOTO OF THE MONTH – Former Ellerman Liners at Eleusis Bay

READERS’ CORNER – Unknown Ship

BOOK REVIEWS – Royal Mail Liners 1925-1971, Guid to the Crew of the Titanic, We Die Like Brothers, Edinburgh’s Leith Docks 1970-1980