Our 2021 PROGRAMME is online

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~~~  A SUMMER SPECIAL  ~~~

2.30pm, Saturday, August 14th 2021 ~ Rule Britannia: Bygone British Ocean Liners ~ with Bill Miller

... the biggest passenger fleet of the ‘50s & '60s … Cunard, P&O, Blue Funnel, Shaw Savill & more … a nostalgic review ...

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~~~ Opening our NEW SEASON of events ~~~

2.30pm, Saturday, September 11th 2021 ~ Shout at the Devil ~ with Kevin Patience  

German cruiser Königsberg … East Africa 1914/15 … blockaded and destroyed by Royal Navy & RN Air Service.

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October 9th 2021 ~ Stockholm’s amazing Vintage Steamers ~ with David Trevor-Jones

 Still in service … the Lake, Canal & Archipelago fleets … a parade unparalleled in Europe

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November 13th 2021 ~ Panama Canal Panorama ~ with Neil Davidson

Transit of the Canal via the old locks … views from visitor centres at Miraflores and Agua Clara … plus ships in the Pacific anchorage

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December 11th 2021 ~ Voyages & Visits – from the archive ~ with Bill Mayes

From a collection of over 60,000 shipping images scanned from slides – we get to see Bill’s “special selection”.

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January 8th 2022 ~ In the Wake of the Intermediates ~ with Andy Skarstein

Via Suez to East and South Africa … 

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... also planned for February to May 2022 as part of our current season's programme ...

~ Krispen’s Travels to the Eastern Baltic ~ 
After our journey to the Far East in 2021 with Krispen … in 2022 we get to see a variety of Baltic shipping.

~ Clyde built ships – Cardiff Class bulk carriers ~
A series of 30 ships built in the 1970s … each with deadweight tonnage over 26,000 … launched on the Clyde.  

~ Shipping of Portland Harbour and Anchorages ~
An archive of 20 years … Boat-master Paul gets up close to Cruise Ships, RFAs, Tankers and Specialist Ships.

~ 154 Days aboard 4 Post-War Liners ~
Nevasa, Edinburgh Castle, Pendennis Castle & Reina del Mar … ship facts, brochure graphics, images & stories.

 

To join our programme of online events via Zoom please contact ~SHIPS~DORSET~ via info@shipsdorset.org 

We are pleased to offer a guest invitation to your first event ... thereafter, we rely on supporter donations 

We look forward to you joining us

 

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Talks & Meetings on Ocean Liners, Cargo Ships, Ferries, Mariner's Memoirs, Paddle Steamers, Cruise Ships, Naval History, Ship Design, Maritime Memories and much more ~ enjoyed by ships & shipping enthusiasts ~ a community with common interests

 

Excursion Ship - MV Balmoral