Monthly Archives: February 2010
Here’s a heads-up to Los Angeles area readers. This Wednesday, the Whittier Public Library will present “Tea on the Titanic” at 6:30 p.m. at the Parnell Park Community Center, 15390 Lambert Road. The evening will feature Suzan Gallerita performing as … Continue reading
The horrendous earthquake in Chile makes writing about ocean liners seem absolutely trivial at the moment. I hope all of my readers will do whatever they can to assist the innocent victims and help the Chilean people get their lives … Continue reading
Here’s a link, courtesy of Cruise Notes, showing the damage to Costa Europa, which collided against a pier yesterday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Again, my thoughts are with those affected by the accident.
I’m very saddened to hear about the accident, apparently caused by high winds, suffered by Costa Europa in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. My thoughts are with those killed or injured and their families. Link to Daily Mail report.
Have you ever considered a visit to Titanic’s last remaining sister ship, Britannic? (The third sister, Olympic, was scrapped in 1935.) Here’s a link to a company, Global Adventures, that can help you arrange your trip. Be sure to dress … Continue reading
With all the talk about Cunard’s new Queen Elizabeth sailing on her maiden voyage later this year, let’s not forget that another line with a glorious ocean liner heritage is also preparing to debut a new ship with a golden … Continue reading
Princess Kathleen, a Canadian Pacific liner that sank in a storm off southeast Alaska nearly 60 years ago, has been identified as the source of a persistent oil slick in waters north of Juneau. Princess Kathleen was one of CP’s … Continue reading
The Telegraph has a great article, with plenty of pictures, about the Normandie exhibition at New York’s South Street Seaport Museum.
Following the appointment of Captain Christopher Wells as Master of its new Queen Elizabeth, Cunard Line has appointed four more senior officers who will be onboard when the ship enters service in October 2010. More details here.