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  • 1955 submarine USS Growler

    1955 submarine USS Growler

    Chris Graham on 15th May 2022

    James Hendrie looks back over the career of the 1955 submarine USS Growler; the US Navy’s early attempt to field a cruise missile submarine.

  • Blue Funnel’s Centaur to Singapore

    Blue Funnel’s Centaur to Singapore

    Chris Graham on 9th May 2022

    Jim Shaw recalls a voyage taken on Blue Funnel’s Centaur to Singapore in the 1970s, and the ships seen off the ‘Lion City’ in that decade.

  • America’s fallen from WW2

    America’s fallen from WW2

    Chris Graham on 4th May 2022

    We mark the 75th anniversary of when America's fallen from WW2 started being repatriated for proper burial at home.

  • Spurn Lightship’s future secured

    Spurn Lightship’s future secured

    Chris Graham on 13th April 2022

    We report on the great news that, thanks to additional funding, the future of the Spurn Lightship has been secured.

  • Paddle steamer Medway Queen update

    Paddle steamer Medway Queen update

    Chris Graham on 5th April 2022

    Richard Halton of the Medway Queen Preservation Society brings us a detailed update on this remarkable paddle steamer.

  • The Night Hunters exhibition

    The Night Hunters exhibition

    Chris Graham on 31st March 2022

    We preview a new exhibition – The Night Hunters: The Royal Navy’s Coastal Forces at War – at Gosport's Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.

  • HMS Warrior’s important records

    HMS Warrior’s important records

    Chris Graham on 9th March 2022

    We report on how HMS Warrior's archive of historical weather readings is being used to better understand the climate during the 19th century. 

  • P&O’s 1948 turbine steamer Himalaya

    P&O’s 1948 turbine steamer Himalaya

    Chris Graham on 25th February 2022

    Here's a brief insight into the life and times of P&O's turbine steamer Himalaya, which cruised for many years between London and Australia.

  • 1913 steam tug Kerne is back!

    1913 steam tug Kerne is back!

    Chris Graham on 23rd February 2022

    After more than three years of hard work, 1913 steam tug Kerne has returned to steam, as Paul Kirkbride reports.

  • Cunard’s Saxonia Class ocean liners

    Cunard’s Saxonia Class ocean liners

    Chris Graham on 16th February 2022

    Daniel Geare charts the history of Cunard’s Saxonia Class ocean liners built for the Canadian service, and their successful cruising careers.

  • The Royal Navy’s first submarine

    The Royal Navy’s first submarine

    Chris Graham on 11th February 2022

    James Hendrie tells the fascinating story of the Royal Navy's first submarine, Holland 1, which is now on display in Gosport.

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