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12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $2.83 per issue Ships Monthly is the world’s number one shipping magazine and Britain’s best-selling monthly magazine for ship lovers. Download this FREE App and it comes with a FREE 16 page sample issue of the magazine for you to enjoy. If you enjoy then subscribe.

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Ships Monthly  |  No.593 Cruising Classics  


This month we have news of several historic ships being saved or
scrapped. On the plus side is news that plans to reactivate the classic
motor vessel Balmoral, which has been laid up in Bristol for many years, seem to be coming to fruition. As with all such projects, funding is very tight, and the Balmoral Strategy Group, which is managing the project, are appealing for support. Already £50,000 has been raised, but a further £30,000 is needed, and any donations could be a financial lifeline to ensure that Balmoral sails again. To make a contribution, go to www.mvbalmoral.org.uk. More good news comes from the northwest,
where work on the tug Daniel Adamson continues to progress in Liverpool. The Daniel Adamson Preservation Society held a VIP open
day in February to publicise its bid for a major lottery grant to restore the historic steam tug tender ten years after saving the ship from the
scrapyard and forming the Society. Over in Ireland there is good and bad news. On the positive side is funding being made available for the restoration of HMS Caroline in Belfast, but in Dublin it appears the old Aran Island passenger vessel Naom Éanna could be scrapped. As ever, the key to the success of all these projects is the raising of money. And finally, from America came the sad news of the death of well-known ship photographer Andrew Kilk, aged 73. Andy’s images graced many cruise- and ship-related publications, and he will be greatly missed by family, friends and fellow shiplovers around the world. We have a selection of his photos in this issue, covering some classic cruise liners on which he travelled.
Ships Monthly is the world’s number one shipping magazine and Britain’s best-selling monthly magazine for ship lovers. Download this FREE App and it comes with a FREE 16 page sample issue of the magazine for you to enjoy. If you enjoy then subscribe.

Read by seafarers and enthusiasts all over the world, it contains a unique mix of shipping and maritime news, broken down by ship type, with sections focussing on ferries, cruise ships, warships, preserved vessels, tugs and cargo ships.

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Ships Monthly

great Reviewed Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Ships Monthly

Would like to see more articles re engineering/engine rooms.
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Ships Monthly

one of the magazines i look forward to every month. Reviewed Sunday, April 19, 2020

A great update on shipping

I do like the features but find the news updates at the front of the magazine the best part of the magazine and really look forward to reading them Reviewed Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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