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Saga Sapphire

Yes Saga have released the name of the new beauty joining their fleet next year! Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue as easily as my friend Dirk’s Saga Diamond, which he named on a rendering he did last March, but … Continue reading

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Farewell Ferret – aka: Steve Read Who Loved Cruises!

In case you’re wondering, ferret isn’t a derogatory term but rather his nickname from when he worked at the Evening Tribune in Nuneaton, due to his ferreting out a story. Yes, sadly on the 21st February 2011 many of us … Continue reading

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Steve Read, Ship Nut, Friend. RIP

It’s with a heavy heart I write about the sad and unexpected passing of my friend, journalist, Steve Read. I’d last spoken to him in the middle of the night (aka 3am last Saturday morning) about various shippy-related things including … Continue reading

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