heritage shipping

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 1901 RSS Discovery boost 

    1901 RSS Discovery boost 

    Chris Graham on 9th October 2021

    Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1901 RSS Discovery, the ship that took him on his Antarctic expedition gets a welcomed financial boost.

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