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Search: Posts Made By: brianh
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th August 2006, 07:15
Replies: 197
Views: 19,573
Posted By brianh
My first ever cruise was on SS Norway in the...

My first ever cruise was on SS Norway in the Spring of 1981 and I fell in love with everything about her...even my tiny cabin with bunk beds down on Atlantic Deck (A052)....It's strange how after all...
Forum: P & O 27th July 2006, 06:13
Replies: 143
Views: 30,869
Posted By brianh
Smile Thank you Pompeyfan for sharing these great...

Thank you Pompeyfan for sharing these great stories with us.....the Arcadia does indeed live on! As I love a good joke, the story of the Arcadia Officers sneeking the P&O house flag on QE2 in Nassau...
Forum: Passenger Liners 27th July 2006, 03:30
Replies: 6
Views: 2,900
Posted By brianh
Has anyone ever read why the Sun Vista (ex...

Has anyone ever read why the Sun Vista (ex Galileo Galilei) actually sank? I know she had the fire onboard which was noted at the time as the cause of her demise, but did she perhaps have an...
Forum: Ship Research 17th July 2006, 04:43
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By brianh
David, Thank you for your review of the...

David,
Thank you for your review of the "L'Atlantique" book. It was disappointing to find out that all her beautiful interiors were lost in the fire. Her destruction so soon after entering...
Forum: Passenger Liners 8th July 2006, 07:10
Replies: 15
Views: 2,729
Posted By brianh
I imagine selling the Olympic for breaking was a...

I imagine selling the Olympic for breaking was a tough decision for Cunard White Star as apparently she was still a popular and solid ship. But was she profitable? Or was she any more popular or...
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2006, 07:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By brianh
A review of the L'Atlantique book would be great...

A review of the L'Atlantique book would be great David.
I wonder if any of her interiors were undamaged by the fire and salvaged prior to her being scrapped? Perhaps some of her still exists...
Forum: Ship Research 2nd July 2006, 19:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,848
Posted By brianh
In the 1930's the artist Cassandre produced an...

In the 1930's the artist Cassandre produced an advertising poster of the L'Atlantique showing a very impressive looking liner. I'm guessing he was not provided with a clear picture of what the real...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd July 2006, 06:47
Replies: 197
Views: 19,573
Posted By brianh
The decision to sell the ss Norway for scrap is...

The decision to sell the ss Norway for scrap is probably the most talked about liner demolition since the Ile de France in the 1950's. It really is too bad that the national flagship of France and...
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