Tag Archives: Medina

MV Doulos. A personal view

I was fortunate that when I returned from my first cruise on the Achille Lauro in January 1987, there was another ship in the harbour to visit before I headed off back to Johannesburg.   While the Achille Lauro is … Continue reading

Posted in Cruise ships, shipbio, shipbook, ships and shipping, South Africa | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on MV Doulos. A personal view

West Cowes War Memorial

This Memorial to the Residents of Cowes, Isle of Wight, is interesting because was damaged during an air raid on the night of 4 and 5 May 1942. This period is popularly known as “the Cowes Blitz“. A Polish destroyer, … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials elsewhere, Outside RSA, ROH, United Kingdom, World War 1, World War 2 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on West Cowes War Memorial