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14 NAVAL HMS Forth arrives at Portsmouth, first batch

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Symphony of the Seas is delivered, Maid of

submarine in the Arctic Circle. Gary Davies

the Loch's anniversary SRN4 hovercraft is demolished, and a record year for Portland.

1O FERRY Armorique's decade of service, Condor Ferries sale

talk, new Mersey ferry for 2021, and

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veteran retired by Cal Mac. Russell Plummer

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COVER Celebrity Eclipse, one of the Solstice class ships, is featured on pages 33-37.

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strong, and UASC vessels go for scrapping.

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Late life refit for Carnival Elation, Pacific Eden goes to CMV, Norwegian Bliss transits the river Ems, and more ships on order.

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Photos of ships around the world, including at Southampton, Cobh and Plymouth, off

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Cl\4A CGI\4's new flagship CN4A CGIVI Antoine De Salnt Exupery arriving at the port of Southampton on 10 March. She is named after the French author and aviator, and was ordered in 201 5 from Hyundai Heavy lndustries Subic Bay shipyard, She is the lead ship in a series of three, with the remaining two due for delivery in November and December. All three are due to be deployed on CMA-CGM's French Asia Line (FAL1)service. She measures 400m by 59m and has a nominal capacity of 20,ó5óTEU, making her the largest box ship to visit Southampton.

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42 VINTAGE VIKING The career of the classic ferry Red Star l,

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former Channel workhorse which is still at work

A look at the current state of shipping to the

in the Mediterranean. Matt Davies

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Hawaiian lslands. Jim Shaw

22 POMPEY POWER

SHIP OF THE MONTH

The career of the collier Pompey Power, later

The history of Chandris in-depth report on the companyt Solstice class cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse. Andy Hernandez

the cargo vessel Hamen. Arne Oistein Holm

2ó MARITIME MOSAIC Photo feature of modern warships with state-

of-the-art defence systems. Gary Davies

CASTLE TO VICTORIA

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The transformation of the venerable Union-

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28 TEN POUND POMS

Castle liner Dunnottar Castl-e (193ó) into the

A selection of letters from readers.

A look back 70 years to the ships involved in the'ten pound passage scheme'that enabled people to emigrate to Australia. Geoff Lunn

cruise ship Victoria. Stephen Payne

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52 WARTIME SURVIVOR

Cruise ship calls. Andrew and Donna Cooke

Hororata was damaged during the war but was

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repaired amnd fought on. Victor Young

Can you identify this month's mystery ship?

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Reviews and details of new shipping books.

The US Navy's Newport class tank landing ships were just as vital in projecting American

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naval power. Patrick Boniface

Details of the July issue of Ships Monthly.

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