Tag: sea breezes

  • Arlanza and Penang

    23 February, 2022
    Published in Sea-Breezes magazine by David Bray and Simon Adams We have a breakfast bar in our kitchen, but it…
  • Arlanza

    29 December, 2021
    From the brush of... “Arlanza” was one of three ships built by Harland and Wolff, Belfast, for the Royal Mail…
  • The Great Western

    24 November, 2021
    From the brush of... In the development of merchant and naval shipping, the ocean-going paddle steamer was ultimately a dead…
  • Big Ships Need Big Tugs

    25 October, 2021
    From the brush of... “Big ships need big tugs” said Sir William Hoy, Chairman of the South African Railways and…
  • Alondra in the Mersey

    26 September, 2021
    From the brush of... When I was about 11 I started reading “Sea Breezes”. At that time the most interesting…
  • Royal Archer

    10 July, 2021
    From the brush of... Almost forgotten nowadays is the fleet of small passenger-cargo vessels running regular services around the UK…
  • Yellow Peril

    28 April, 2021
    From the brush of... As a kid in Great Yarmouth, the coasters of F T Everard were a familiar sight.…
  • Saga Ruby

    12 March, 2021
    From the brush of... Delivered in 1973 for Norwegian American Line, and originally named “Vistafjord”, the “Saga Ruby” was the…
  • Larpool

    24 January, 2021
    From the brush of... The “Larpool” was a tramp steamer built in 1924 by Pickersgill’s in Sunderland for Headlam &…
  • Sirdhana on the Hooghly River

    19 December, 2020
    From the brush of... The Apcar company was founded in 1819 by the Armenian Apcar brothers. Originally based in Bombay,…