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OTD: The Sinking of the Oceanos

On this day (04/08/1991), the cruise ship Oceanos sank off the South African Coast with the loss of no lives. A massive rescue effort by merchant ships and the South African Air Force supported by the onboard entertainment staff ensured … Continue reading

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Southampton Shipwatch 32: Explorer.

16 June dawned dark, dreary and wet. And, at City Terminal sat Explorer,  originally built for the Royal Olympic Cruises (formerly Epirotiki/Sun Lines), she is one of two sisters that were built. If my memory serves me correctly they were … Continue reading

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