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Victoria Branch Newsletter  

One of the benefits of membership of the the Victorian Branch of the World Ship Society is receiving the monthly newsletter. Members can either have a b&w hardcopy posted to them or receive an electronic copy as a full colour PDF file via email.

A major section of each Newsletter is Around the Ports which looks at recent ships visiting the Victorian ports of Melbourne, Geelong, Hastings and Portland. The aim of Around the Ports is to provide details, and usually a photo, of each ship visiting the ports for the first time.

Below are the front covers for the last 6 month's copies of the Newsletter with a summary of the articles in each. A full size PDF of each front cover may be viewed by clicking on the picture.

July 2019
  • Onassis, Niarchos, Livanos
  • President's Report
  • The Golden Greeks Part 2 (Niarchos)
  • Arrival of Orcades, Melbourne, 11 January 1949
  • Around the Ports of Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Hastings
      Container ships, Tankers, Bulk carriers,
      General cargo, Car Carriers
  • Yarra River Memories Nedlloyd Kyoto,
June 2019
  • Car Carrier, Dugong Ace
  • President's Report
  • The Golden Greeks Part 1 (Onassis)
  • RAN Melbourne Cup Visitors, 1938
  • Around the Ports of Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Hastings
      Container ships, Tankers
      Bulk carriers, General cargo, Car Carriers
  • Yarra River Memories Dunedin
May 2019
  • Tugboats: Arctic & Oceanic
  • President's Report
  • s.s. Australia’s Final Voyage, 1904
  • Farewell to Toll ships: Victorian Reliance & Tasmanian Achiever
  • Around the Ports of Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Hastings
      Cruise ships, Container ships, Tankers
      Bulk carriers, General cargo, Car Carriers
  • Yarra River Memories Columbus Wellington
April 2019
  • Nauru Shipping Part 2
       Cenpac Rounder, Enna-G, Prinses Margriet, Eigamoiya
  • President's Report
  • Early Winter Storms (King Island shipwrecks 1855)
  • Australia’s new icebreaker, Nuyina
  • Around the Ports of Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Hastings
      Cruise ships, Container ships, Tankers
      Bulk carriers, General cargo
  • Yarra River Memories Canberra Maru
  • Viking Orion berthing at Station Pier
March 2019
  • Nauru Shipping Part 1
  • New ships for Toll Transport P/L
  • President's Report
  • Tasmanian Achiever II
  • Small-pox at Portsea Quarantine Station 1891
  • Around the Ports
    Cruise ships, Container ships, Tankers
    Bulk carriers, General cargo, Car carriers
  • Yarra River Memories Young Star
  • Photographed in Singapore: King Darwin, Conti Darwin & Charles Darwin
February 2019
  • TSH Dredger Brisbane
  • President's Report
  • A Warship to Protect Victoria 1856
  • Around the Ports
    Cruise ships, Container ships, Tankers
    Bulk carriers, General cargo
    Luxury motor yachts, Car carriers
  • Yarra River Memories Yuen Chau