Southampton

  • Famous transatlantic Queens

    Famous transatlantic Queens

    Chris Graham on 22nd December 2021

    Cunard Line’s famous transatlantic Queens have fascinating histories, now recounted by QM2 designer Stephen Payne in a new book.

  • 1950 Leyland Hippo six-wheeler

    1950 Leyland Hippo six-wheeler

    Chris Graham on 30th November 2021

    Bob Tuck meets Richard and Andrew Green and their fine 1950 Leyland Hippo six-wheeler with an interesting history.

  • International Autojumble at Beaulieu

    International Autojumble at Beaulieu

    Chris Graham on 3rd November 2021

    Charlie Waters, editor of Heritage Commercials magazine, enjoys a trip to the International Autojumble at Beaulieu.

  • London’s first party boat!

    London’s first party boat!

    Chris Graham on 30th October 2021

    Richard Clammer recalls the unusual history of an 1879 paddle steamer that became London’s first party boat!

  • Classic UK postcard collection

    Classic UK postcard collection

    Chris Graham on 25th August 2021

    Keith Cruttenden presents another fascinating selection of classic UK postcards featuring a nostalgic range of vehicles.

  • River Medway shipping remembered

    River Medway shipping remembered

    Chris Graham on 18th August 2021

    Geoff Lunn, who has lived near the River Medway for most of his life, recalls times when the waterway was full of interesting shipping.

  • 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.

  • The Allis-Chalmers tractor range

    The Allis-Chalmers tractor range

    Chris Graham on 15th July 2021

    Ben Phillips spotlights the interesting and brightly-coloured machines to be found in the Allis-Chalmers tractor range.

  • Historic steamer Shieldhall

    Historic steamer Shieldhall

    Chris Graham on 31st July 2020

    We spotlight the historic steamer Shieldhall, that now spends its days running trips for enthusiasts out of Southampton and around the Solent.