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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • USS Tarawa; a mid-1970s ground-breaker

    USS Tarawa; a mid-1970s ground-breaker

    Chris Graham on 1st February 2022

    The first Landing Helicopter Assault ship, USS Tarawa, joined the US Navy in 1976. Patrick Boniface recalls this ground-breaking warship.

  • The Royal Navy’s Black Swans

    The Royal Navy’s Black Swans

    Chris Graham on 11th November 2021

    Conrad Waters charts the success of the Royal Navy’s Black Swan class specialised convoy-defence vessels during World War II.

  • P&O’s Far East Service ships

    P&O’s Far East Service ships

    Chris Graham on 8th August 2021

    Stephen Payne takes a nostalgic look back at the various ships that P&O operated on its once very popular Far East Service.

  • A famous Ford 5000 tractor

    A famous Ford 5000 tractor

    Chris Graham on 27th May 2021

    Jane and Stephen Brooks recount the tale of what became a famous Ford 5000 tractor, being the basis of what's not a very collectible toy.

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