Past and Present

TS Antwerp – Past and Present

TS Antwerp Ex HMS Antwerp, Antwerp Antwerp Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank […]

Ferries

TS Antwerp – Past and Present

TS Antwerp Ex HMS Antwerp, Antwerp Antwerp Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank […]

TS Bruges – Past and Present

TS Bruges Bruges Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1920 by John Brown & Co, Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 494), for […]

Cruise Ships

Cargo Vessels

© Erwin Willemse

MV Sea Hunter – Past and Present

MV Sea Hunter Ex Sirius P, Highland, Sirrah Sea Hunter – © Erwin Willemse (Ijmuiden, 17/05/2020) Steel single screw motor vessel built […]

© Erwin Willemse

MV Bon Vivant – Past and Present

MV Bon Vivant Ex Vestfjord, Lotus, Nescio Bon Vivant – (Ijmuiden 02/07/2018) Steel single screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Bijlsma […]

Articles

🆕 “Milestone”

MILESTONE   Today is a momentous day for our “little” website. Overnight we passed 2,000,000 (MILLION) hits since 2012. Yep, that’s right […]

Requests for ships histories

History Requests   Well, the time has come when our shipping community needs a break from the current World situation. I, along […]

Maritime Photography

Économie, High Speed and Cruise Ferry

I am marking my return to the website by detailing a multi trip journey that Paul Cloke and I undertook almost a year ago between Portsmouth and Le Havre, Cherbourg and Portsmouth and Portsmouth-Caen-Portsmouth. Travelling with Brittany Ferries this report describes the three principle elements of there current fleet operations from Portsmouth, économie, high speed and cruise ferry.

A Weekend in Portsmouth

A weekend in Portsmouth – Photographs from a weekend break to the South Coast city of Portsmouth. Well we went, we saw and we conquered (that’s a reference to me and tall structures!)

It’s been a while… Photographs

It’s been a while since I have posted any photographs to the website and that’s because it has been a while since I have wielded a camera. Time hasn’t been in my favour of late but I wanted you to all know that I am still around and I do poke my head into the hobby side of my life occasionally. Anyway I digress…. Please find in this album a few photographs taken during October and November.