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Plague Ship Leviathan

The early 1900’s and 1910’s saw the launch of many famous super liners –ships designed to carry thousands of passengers across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the Americas in luxury and comfort. 502 more words

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FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD- A CRUISING MYTH?

Ah, food on board cruise ships. Perhaps nothing over the years has been so eagerly anticipated by embarking passengers, or so hyped in the pages of glossy travel brochures. 809 more words

DINING WITH FRED; FOOD ABOARD THE BLACK WATCH

Fred. Olsen has always been a company that prides itself on the quality of its food and service. My recent return to the company’s Black Watch… 1,127 more words

Live blogging- passengers come ashore in Gloucester from Holland America cruise ship Zuiderdam.

Happy travelers are such a joy! Meet Dean and Cathy King from Adelaide. They went to Washington and New York where they caught this Holland America cruise to Canada. 255 more words

Good Morning Gloucester

LEGACY; THE SS. NORWAY AND HER EFFECT ON THE CRUISE INDUSTRY

When Knut Kloster first announced his intention of converting the laid up transatlantic liner SS.France into the world’s first mega cruise ship, the sound of jaws dropping worldwide was almost deafening, It was not long before the ‘experts’ started to offer a whole raft of dissenting opinions. 754 more words

THE HOMERIC- TOO LITTLE, AND TOO LATE?

By 1922, the White Star Line had intended to operate a crack, three ship express service on the Atlantic with three almost identical, giant sister ships- the… 788 more words

Pirates of the Atlantic

The passengers were understandably worried. As they leaned out over the rails of their own ship, a towering, grimy hulk emerged from the thick fog. Four funnels belched out black smoke against the grey of the morning mist. 1,507 more words

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