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AUGUST 2019

the book club presents…

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What was it like sailing on board a world-famous cruise ship in the late 1960s? Sandy Coghlan provides invaluable insight into an exciting time at sea in the form of her new book ‘Yesterday’. We interviewed Sandy and the results make for nostalgic reading… Read More

 

in the spotlight

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Just how did Lloyd Triestino overcome financial devastation and re-form its fleet to become a major player in the global shipping world? We explore this incredible true story by examining the careers of three very important - and famous - ships; Toscana, Australia and Galileo Galilei... Read More


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You havent’ heard from us for a few months - but we’ve not been lazy! Today we’re introducing a selection of brand new ships to the Liner Designs fleet and giving you a sneak peak at one very big and exciting upcoming project…. Read More


MAY 2019

TALES FROM THE

WEATHER DECK

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In January 2019 we brought you the first part of engineer Ken Beard’s fascinating story. Today we bring you the lively second installment, where Ken battles mechanical misfortunaes and wild seas aboard P&O’s elegant SS Carthage… Read More

 

FROM THE

COLLECTION

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In this first edition of ‘From the Collection’, we open the Liner Designs archive to learn about of history’s most devastating maritime disasters - the loss of the Empress of Ireland, frequently called Canada’s Titanic… Read More

 

A GIFT for you!

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This month we introduced a new liner drawing - totally available for free download! Get yours today! Read More

on the stocks no3

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See what’s been happening at Liner Designs the past few months - and what’s coming up soon! Read More

 
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APRIL 2019

TALES FROM THE

WEATHER DECK

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On the night of April 14, 1912, the world’s largest liner collided with ice and sank taking over a thousand men, women and children with her. This article shares some intimate letters sent by passengers and crew just days before Titanic sank… Read More

 
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february 2019

TALES FROM THE

WEATHER DECK

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Paul Motte-Harrison was Assistant Purser on board Chusan, Canton and Mooltan - three of P&O’S fine ships on the Far-East run. This is his amazing true story and - trust us - it makes for fantastic reading... Read More.

 

february 2019

in the spotlight

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Aurelia - the chic Italian liner actually started life as a lumbering cargo vessel! This month she’s in the spotlight as we learn about her brilliant career and untimely demise… Read More

FEBRUARY 2019

ON THE STOCKS no2

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We have an exciting array of vessels on the way including a royal legend! Find out what’s happening on the Liner Designs ‘slipway’…. Read More

 
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JANUARY 2019

tales from the

weather deck

Ken Beard, engineer, sailed on a number of wonderful ships in the 1950s and 1960s including Aden, Chusan and Strathaird… Read More

 

January 10 2019

ON THE STOCKS no 1

Over New Year we took a little time off - but now its back to drawing some fantastic old ships! First on the blocks… Read More

january 10 2019

RIVETING STUFF no 1

Cargo handling was serious business on the ships of old and was a steady source of income, but how many cargo cranes is too many? Read More