Tag Archives: Canberra

Farewell Oriana

As everyone will know by now, Carnival Corporation, parent company of the P&O Cruises brand, have decided to sell their former flagship. To date, the name of the buyer nor what her purpose will be, haven’t been revealed just “Chinese … Continue reading

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Canberra and Rotterdam 20 Years On

Lots of things happened in 1997 including the death of Princess Diana. But to ship nuts, the 30th September was a very sad day as two ships with different fates ended their careers with their respective cruise lines. SS Rotterdam … Continue reading

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Cunard’s Liverpool Rendezvous

Well today was the day history was made on the River Mersey as all three of the fleet were together to celebrate Cunard’s 175th anniversary.  I didn’t go because they were together just two hours before QM2 departed then QE sailed … Continue reading

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Maritime Anniversaries

April 2012 commemorates two events involving passenger ships. The most famous one is the sinking of the Titanic on the 15th April 1912, having set sail from Southampton on the 10th at noon, resulting on over 1500 dead, more than … Continue reading

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Canberra at 50

At little thing which has remained forgotten so far during 2011 and, since 14 years ago this week she was tied up at QEII Terminal awaiting her fate, I thought it was high time this fact was remembered. We all … Continue reading

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Another Canberra? I Bloody Well Hope Not!

Every time P&O announce a new ship, so many people post on various outlets about it being called Canberra. Why? There are many other names out there or they could just come up with a new one like they did … Continue reading

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