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  • Historic paddle steamers still working

    Historic paddle steamers still working

    Chris Graham on 27th January 2023

    Paul Brown takes his camera to beautiful Lake Lucern in Switzerland, to record the historic paddle steamers still working regularly there.

  • HMS Hermes; the first aircraft carrier

    HMS Hermes; the first aircraft carrier

    Chris Graham on 6th December 2022

    HMS Hermes is regarded as the world’s first aircraft carrier. James Hendrie traces the ship’s career from her construction to WWII sinking.

  • 1940s steam tug nears end of the line

    1940s steam tug nears end of the line

    Chris Graham on 17th November 2022

    A classic, ocean-going 1940s steam tug Cervia looks to be heading for the end of the line as John Megoran reports.

  • County class ships of the Royal Navy

    County class ships of the Royal Navy

    Chris Graham on 19th October 2022

    Conrad Waters provides a photographic review of the Royal Navy’s famous County class ships, an impressive heavy cruiser design.

  • Fjordsteam 2022 attracts historic ships

    Fjordsteam 2022 attracts historic ships

    Chris Graham on 10th October 2022

    We report on on the recent and vert successful Fjordsteam 2022 event in Norway, which attracted some very interesting historic ships.

  • Kiel Canal classic from the 1970s

    Kiel Canal classic from the 1970s

    Chris Graham on 29th September 2022

    Here’s a selection of photographs taken by the late Gordon Turner, of classic cargo ships in the, described by Jim Shaw. Kiel Canal: Carrying the profile of a tanker, the 10,898dwt cargo ship Chopin was built in 1959 by Yugoslavia’s…

  • Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta

    Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta

    Chris Graham on 23rd September 2022

    James Hamilton reports on the very enjoyable Brixham Heritage Sailing Regatta that took place recently in Brixham harbour, Devon.

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