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This page provides a complete table of contents for Shipping Wonders of the World. It lists every article in every issue, including the photographic supplements (when they are separately titled). It also lists ships’ names where they form the subject of an article, the subjects of the photogravure supplements, and those of the colour plates (including artists’ names). The number after each entry refers to the part number. Use the hyperlinks to jump to the article. You can also use the Themes tab to identify relevant articles, or use the search box above.

M

Magellan, Ferdinand - 8

“Maine”, Raising the  - 46-47

Maintenance, Modern Ship’s - 53

“Majestic” - 5

Man’s Conquest of the Depths - 41

Manchester Ship Canal - 26

“Manhattan” - 22

“Marco Polo” - 38

“Marie Celeste” - 50

Mariehamn’s Grain Fleet - 24

Mariehamn’s Grain Fleet (photo supplement)

- 24

Marine Engineer - 48

Marine Engineer (photo supplement) - 48

Marine Engines and Their Story (1) - 10

Marine Engines and Their Story (10) - 41

Marine Measurements - 46

Marine Models - 35

Marseilles - 43

”Marwarri” - 45

Mason, Frank - “Oil on Troubled Waters” - 19

Mason, Frank - RMS “Queen Mary” - 1

Mason, Frank - HMS “Victory” - 15

“Mauretania” - 5

“Mauretania” (colour plate) - 49

“Mauretania”, Romance of - 49

Medals for Acts of Bravery - 51

Medals for Acts of Bravery (colour plate) -51

Mediterranean Passenger Ship - 28

Menace of Fire at Sea - 46

Menace of the Derelict - 8-9

Mercantile Marine, In the - 4

Merchant Ship Types - 1

Merchant Ships, World’s Largest (table) - 55

Mersey Ferries, Story of - 53

Mighty Amazon, The - 15-16

Mines - 42

“Miss America X” - 11

Missionary Ships - 51

Mississippi - Father of Waters - 32

Mississippi (photo supplement) - 32

Modern Marine Boiler Types - 30

Modern Motor Yacht - 21

Modern Ocean Raiders - 49-50

Modern Ship’s Maintenance - 53

Modern Ship’s Wireless - 5

Modern Tramp Design - 37

“Monarch of Bermuda” - 14

“Monarch of Bermuda” - 31

“Monarch of Bermuda” (colour plate) - 31

Motion of the Ship at Sea - 52

Motion of the Ship at Sea (photo supplement) - 52

Motor Engines - 41

Motorship, Progress of - 51

Muncaster, Claude - ”Taking in the Crossjack” - 17

Mystery of the “Marie Celeste” - 50


N

Native Craft, Gallery of - 14

Naval Intelligence - 50

Navies of the Dominions - 38

Navies of the Dominions (photo supplement) - 38

Navigation, Instruments of - 16

Navigational Charts - 38

Navy Goes to Work - 3

Navy Week - 23

“N C Monberg” - 32

New York - Key to a Continent - 18

New York (photo supplement) - 18

Night and Day Signals at Sea - 8

Nile, Battle of the - 39-40

Nile - Egypt’s Wonderful River - 19

Non-Self-Propelling Bow Well Bucket Dredger - 40

“Nora Maersk” - 3

“Normandie” (colour plate) - 53

“Normandie”, Triumph of - 3

North Atlantic Ice Peril - 9

North Sea & Baltic Passenger & Cargo Ship - 47

North Sea Passenger Mail and Cargo Packet - 18

North Sea, The Restless - 36

North Sea Single-Screw Coal Carrier - 32

Norway to New Zealand in a Cutter - 38-39

Norwegian Shipping - 26

Novelties in Ship Design - 17


O

Ocean Cables, Laying - 47

Ocean Raiders - 49-50

“Ogre” - 13

“Oil on Troubled Waters” (by Frank Mason) - 19

Oil Tanker, Development of - 23

“Old Lady of Port Phillip” - 44

“Onward” - 9-10

Open Boats of the British Coasts - 53-54

”Ophir” - 44

RMS “Orion” - 36

RMS “Orion” (photo supplement) - 36

”Osaka Maru” - 39

Oscillating Paddle Engines - 14


P

“Pacific Moon” - 3-4

Panama Canal - 10

“Pass of Balmaha” - 25-26

Passenger and Cargo Liner - 13

Pearls, Diving for - 12

Pears, Charles “Breaksea Lightship” - 29

Pears, Charles “Broached-to in Heavy Seas”

- 43

Pears, Charles “Spritsail Barges on the River Thames” - 23

”Peebles” - 29

”Peeblesshire” - 44

Pelagic Whaling - 45

“Penshurst” - 40-41

“Pericles” - 15

Perils of Sealing - 24-25

Pidgeon and the “Islander” - 31-32

Pilots and Their Work - 8

Piracy, Chinese - 52-53

Pleasure Steamers, Coastal - 54

“Plover” - 12

Plucky “Penshurst” - 40-41

”Port Crawford” - 44

Portuguese-Owned Grand Banker - 49

“Principessa Jolanda” - 29

Privateering - 50

Progress of the Motorship - 51

Propelling the Modern Ship - 8


Q

“Queen Mary” (colour plate) - 39

“Queen Mary” (engraving by Frank Mason) - 1

“Queen Mary” (photo supplement) - 1

“Queen Mary” (photo supplement) - 16

“Queen Mary”, Super Liner - 1

“Queen Mary”, Where She Was Built - 16

“Queen Mary’s” Engines - 39

“Queen of Bermuda” - 14

“Queen of Bermuda” - 31


R

Racing at Two Miles a Minute - 11

Racing Clippers, Romance of - 1

Raising a 24,000 Tons Ship - 5-6

Raising a Submarine Minelayer - 18-19

Raising the German Fleet - 23-24

Raising the “Maine” - 46-47

Record-Breaker “Lightning” - 10

Refrigerated Ships - 18

Restless North Sea - 36

Revenue Cutters, and Smugglers - 27

“Rex” - 20

“Rex” - 42

Rigging, Standing and Running - 1

Rigs of Sailing Ships - 27

River Amazon Trade Cargo Passenger Ship

- 27

River Congo - 38

River Plate - 40

River Plate Cargo Ships - 33

River Plate Type Cross-Channel Ship - 15

Robinson, William A. - 44-45

Romance of the Racing Clippers - 1

Romance of the “Mauretania” - 49

Romance of Privateering - 50

Romance of the Chronometer - 52

Romance of Vancouver - 20

Romantic Sailing Coasters - 11

Ross in the Antarctic - 29-30

Rotor Ships - 13

Rotterdam - 24

Royal Marines - 31

Royal Naval Reserve - 51

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve - 21

Royal Navy, In the - 12

Russian Shipping - 35


S

“St Paul” - 9-10

Safety at Sea - 48-49

Saga of the Sea - 1

Sailing Round the Horn - 33

Sailing Ships and Tugs - 34

Sailing Ships and Tugs (photo supplement) - 34

Sailing Ships in Collision - 44

Salamis, Battle of - 29

Salute to a Hero (Gordon Campbell) - 4-5

Samsons of the Sea - 14

San Francisco, California - 54

”Santa Joana” - 49

Scotland’s Premier Shipping Centre - 46

Scotland’s Premier Shipping Centre (photo supplement) - 46

Scott’s Gallant Failure - 6

Screw Propeller, Development of - 19

Sea-Going Train and Car Ferry - 2

Sea Shanties - 17

Sea Terms, Glossary of - 55

Seamanship To-day -53

Seattle, Washington - 47

Secret of the Niger - 35

Secrets of the Sea - 32

“Seeadler” - 25-26

Seven Years Under the Sea - 12-13

Ship-and-Shore Communication - 53

Ship and the Gun - 52

Ship Surgery - 14-15

Ship That Broke Her Back - 16-17

Ship Type & Deck Arrangement - 47

Shipbreaking Industry - 40

Shipbreaking Industry (photo supplement) - 40

Ships’ Figureheads - 25

Ships in Miniature - 9

Ships in Postage Stamps - 21

Signalling at Sea - 2

Signalling at Sea, Distant - 25

Signposts of the Sea - 3

Signposts of the Sea (photo supplement) - 3

Singapore - Crossroads of the East - 33-34

Slocum (Captain) the Pioneer - 22-23

Smugglers and Revenue Cutters - 27

South Africa’s Eastern Port - 28

South African General & Refrigerated Cargo Carrier - 34

South Sea Phosphate Carrier - 43

South With Shackleton - 13-14

Southampton Docks - 15

Southern Route Transatlantic Liner - 20

“Sovereign of the Seas” - 35

“Sovereign of the Seas” (colour plate) - 35

Special Heavy-Weight Carrier - 9

Special Service Train Ferry - 22

Special Tropical Service (Crude) Oil Tanker - 7

Specialized Ore Carrier - 41

“Spray” - 22-23

“Spritsail Barges on the River Thames” (by Charles Pears) - 23

Spurling, J - The “Lightning” - 10

Stamps, Ships in -21

Standard Motor Tramp - 29

Standing and Running Rigging - 1

“Statendam” - 49

Steam Turbine Engines - 25

“Stirling Castle” - 41

“Stirling Castle” (plate) - 41

Storm and Tempest at Sea - 51

Stormy Seas of the Atlantic Ocean (plate) - 21

Story of the Mersey Ferries - 53

“Strathmore” - 9

Submarines - 6

Submarines, Epics of the - 10-11

“Suevic” - 14-15

Suez Canal, Gateway to the Orient - 2

Surrender of the German Fleet - 19

Survey Ships at Work - 46

”Svaap” - 44-45

”Svealand” - 41

Sydney’s Magnificent Harbour - 50

Sydney’s Magnificent Harbour (photo supplement) - 50


T

Taking in the Crossjack (by Claude Muncaster) -17

“Talisman” - 11

“Teddy” - 38-39

“Terra Nova” - 5

“Terra Nova” Entering the Pack Ice (plate) - 6

Thames “Butterfly Boats” - 41

Thames “Flat Iron” Collier - 42

Thames Sailing Barges - 23

Thames to Tahiti - 3-4

“There She Blows!” - 5

“Thermopylae” and the “Cutty Sark” - 2

Through the Isthmus of Panama - 10

Tilbury Dock - 39

“Tilikum” - 34-35

To the Uncharted South -1-2

Torpedo - 42

Torpedo, Design of - 51

Trafalgar, Battle of - 42-43

Train Ferry, Dover-Dunkirk - 54

“Train Ferry No 3” - 22

Training in Sail To-day - 14

Tramp, Modern Design - 37

Transatlantic Adventures - 19-20

“Trap Ships” of the Fishing Fleet - 37-38

Trawler (North Sea or Faroe Is.) - 12

“Trevessa” - 6-7

”Triaster” - 43

Trinity House - 18

Trinity of Dramatic Exploits - 9-10

”Triona” - 43

Triumph of the “Normandie” - 3

Troopships and Trooping - 39

Trunk Engines - 22

Tsushima, Battle of - 45-46

“Turquoise” - 25

“Twickenham Ferry” - 2

Twixt Highlands and Hebrides - 30

Two Great Racing Rivals - 15


U

“UC-44” - 18-19

Undersea Weapons - 42

United States Navy - 44

United States Navy (photo supplement) - 44

Unlucky “K 13” - 21-22


V

Vancouver (photo supplement) - 20

Vancouver, Romance of - 20

Vanishing Coastal Craft - 45

“Victory” - 15

Voss, Captain, Adventures of - 34-35

Voyage of the “Athene” - 49

Voyage of the “Cleopatra” - 47

Voyages of Captain Cook - 17

Voyages of Vasco da Gama - 26


W

“Washington” - 22

Welland Canal - 44

Wellington, New Zealand - 37

Where the “Queen Mary” Was Built - 16

“White Pioneer” (Trawler) -12

Wild Boat of the Atlantic - 12

Wireless, Modern Ship’s - 5

With the Fleet at Sea - 13

“Wooden Walls” of Buckler’s Hard - 47

Work of Trinity House - 18

World’s Largest Merchant Ships (table) - 55

World’s Most Famous Ship -15

World’s Speed Record - 11


Y

Yacht Cruising - 39

Yangtze Kiang - 8

Yokohama (Port) - 4

Youth at the Helm - 44-45

A

Admiralty - 43

Adventures of Captain Voss - 34-35

Adventures of the Dream Ship -13

Adventures of the Ice-Breaker - 15

“Aguila II” - 33

Aircraft carriers - 16

“Amarylis”, Cruise of - 54

Amazon, The Mighty - 15-16

America, Discovery of - 20-21

“America’s” Cup - 22

“America’s” Cup (photo supplement) - 22

American Shipping -21

”Amerikaland” - 41

“Amethyste” - 25

Amsterdam - 24

“Araby” - 16-17

”Arandora Star” - 44

“Archibald Russell”, Going Aloft (colour plate) - 33

“Argos” - 33

“Ariel” - 6

Armada, The Invincible - 36-37

“Aronia” - 21

“Athene”, Voyage of - 49

At Sea in the Middle Ages - 24

Australia’s Oldest Steamship - 44

Australian Coastal Cargo Ship - 17

Auxiliary Sailing Vessels - 21

Auxiliary Ships - 32


B

Baltic Coastwise Tanker - 16

“Barbara” (Rotor Ship) - 13

Battle of Lepanto - 32-33

Battle of Salamis - 29

Battle of the Dardanelles - 49

Battle of the Nile - 39-40

Battle of the Falklands - 47-48

Battle of Trafalgar - 42-43

Battle of Tsushima - 45-46

Battleships and Cruisers - 5

“Beljeanne” - 9

Belships - 14

Beneath the Surface - 6

Bermudian Luxury Liners - 31

Big Guns in Action - 47

Big Motor Cargo Liner - 3

Biggest Sailing Ship of Her Time - 16

Bligh, Captain, the Navigator - 51-52

Blue Riband of the Atlantic - 4

“Bornholm” - 35

“Brannaren” - 16

Bravery, Medals for Acts of - 51

Bravery, Medals for Acts of (colour plate) -51

“Breaksea Lightship” (by Charles Pears) - 29

“Bremen” - 6

Bremen and Bremerhaven - 52

“Brilliant” - 15

Britain’s Canal System - 48

“Broached-to in Heavy Seas” (by Charles Pears) - 43

Bristol, Port of - 29

Britain’s Changing Coast Line - 33

Britain’s Coastal Trade - 42

Britain’s Famous Fishing Centre - 54

Britain’s Famous Fishing Centre (photo supplement) - 54

Britain’s Passenger Ports - 45

Britain’s Premier Passenger Centre - 15

“Britannic” and the “Georgic” - 26

British Admiralty - 43

“British Coast” - 5

British North Sea or Faroe Is. Trawler - 12

British Shipping - 19

“Brussels”, and Captain Fryatt - 43-44

Buckler’s Hard, “Wooden Walls” of - 47

Building a Liner - 2

Building Marine Machinery - 43

Buoys and Beacons - 4

“Butterfly Boats”, Thames - 41

By-Passing Niagara - 44


C

Cable Ship - 30

Cable Ships at Work - 50-51

Caledonian Canal - 20

Campbell, Gordon, Salute to a Hero - 4-5

“Canada” - 13

Canada’s Prairie Port - 23

Canal System, Britain’s - 48

“Canterbury” - 48

Captain Bligh the Navigator - 51-52

Captain Fryatt and the “Brussels” - 43-44

Captain Slocum the Pioneer - 22-23

Cardiff, South Wales - 53

Cargo Liner in Indian-American Trade - 45

Caribbean, Fascination of - 54-5

“C B Pedersen” - 14

Central Africa’s Highway - 38

“Chella” - 28

“Chelyuskin” Rescue - 17-18

China River & Coast Ship - 46

China’s Mighty River - 8

Chinese Piracy - 52-53

Chronometer, Romance of - 52

Churchill (Hudson Bay) - 23

“Ciudad de Buenos Aires” - 15

“Ciudad de Montevideo” - 15

“Clement” - 27

“Cleopatra”, Voyage of - 47

Clyde Paddle Passenger Packet -11

Clydebank - 46

Clydebank (photo supplement) - 46

Coast of Adventure - 52

Coastal Motor-Boats - 17

Coastal Pleasure Steamers - 54

Coasters, Romantic Sailing - 11

Coastguard Service - 46

Collier, Thames “Flat Iron” - 42

“Comanchee” (tanker) - 37

Compound, Triple & Quadruple Expansion Engines - 23

“Conte di Savoia” - 42

Convoy System - 26

Corinth Canal - 37

Corinth Canal (colour plate) - 37

“Criollo Fiel” - 7

“Crispin” - 27

Cruise of the “Amarylis” - 54

Customs Service, His Majesty’s - 36

“Cutty Sark”, and “Thermopylae” - 2

“Cutty Sark”, Figurehead (plate) - 25


D

Danish Standard Motor Tramp - 35

Dardenelles - 42

Dardanelles, Battle of - 49

Day Service Cross-Channel Packet - 48

Day and Night Signals at Sea - 8

Deck Arrangement & Ship Type - 47

Depth Charge - 42

Design of the Torpedo - 51

Development of the Oil Tanker - 23

Development of the Screw Propeller - 19

Diesel-Electric Ferry, Double-Ended - 52

Discovery of America - 20-21

Distant Signalling at Sea - 25

”Ditton” - 44

Diving Adventures - 27-28

Diving for £1,000,000 - 2-3

Diving for Pearls - 12

Diving, Man’s Conquest of the Depths - 41

Dover-Dunkirk Train Ferry - 54

Drake and the “Golden Hind” - 30

Drama of Life-Saving - 8

“Dreadnought” (Clipper) - 12

Dredger, Non-Self-Propelling Bow Well Bucket - 40

Dredgers and Hoppers - 24

Dream Ship, Adventures of - 13

Durban - 28

Dutch East Indies Inter-Island Packet - 44

Dutch Shipping - 37


E

Early Marine Boilers - 29

Early Nineteenth Century Practice (Marine Engines) - 12

Early Steam Warships - 49

East Indiamen - 48

”Edina” - 44

“Egypt”, salvage of - 2-3

“Electric Star”, Ferry - 52

“Empress of Britain” - 5

“Empress of Britain” (plate) - 27

“England” - 18

Ensigns, and Flags - 54

Epic of the Motor Launches - 35-36

Epics of the Submarines - 10-11

“Europa” - 6

Exploring the Ocean Depths - 30


F

Faeroes, Fisherfolk of the - 36

Falklands, Battle of - 47-48

Famous “Ariel” - 6

Famous “Great Eastern” - 27

Famous Ships (photo supplement) - 5

”Faraday” (Cable Ship) - 30

Fascination of the Caribbean - 54-5

Fast Cargo Packet for Short Sea Routes - 25

Ferry, Diesel-Electric, Double-Ended - 52

Ferry, Dover-Dunkirk Train Ferry - 54

Fifty Years in Sail (1) - 39

Fifty Years in Sail (2) - 41-42

Figureheads - 25

Figurehead of the “Cutty Sark” (plate) - 25

Filling the Ship - 25

Fire at Sea - 46

“Firecrest” - 10

First Voyage Round the World - 8

Fisherfolk of the Faeroes - 36

Fishery Protection - 45

Fishing Fleet, “Trap Ships” of the - 37-38

Fishing Fleets - 40

Fishery Patrol Ship - 19

Flags and Ensigns - 54

Flags and Funnels, House - 13

Floating Aerodromes - 16

Floating Docks - 33

Forecastle, In the Sailing Ship’s - 13

Foreword - 1

Foreign Navies, Important - 51

Fortunes of War - 25-26

Franklin Mystery - 11-12

France’s Key to the Mediterranean - 43

French Navy - 45

French Shipping - 27

Fringes of the Fleet - 32

From Aegean to Black Sea - 42

From Dock to River - 39

From Tudor to Victorian Times - 34

Fruit-Carrying Ships - 29

Fryatt, Captain, and the “Brussels” - 43-44

“Fulham” - 42

HMS “Furious” - 16


G

Gallery of Native Craft - 14

Gateway to the Orient (Suez Canal) - 2

“Georgic” and the “Britannic” - 26

Gerbault and the “Firecrest” - 10

German Shipping - 30

German Shipping (photo supplement) - 30

“Gladiator” - 9-10

Glory is Departed - 42

Glory is Departed (photo supplement) - 42

Glossary of Sea Terms - 55

Going Aloft on the “Archibald Russell” (colour plate) - 33

“Golden Hind”, and Drake - 30

Göta Canal System - 34

Gravesend - Gateway to London - 31

“Great Eastern” - 27

Great Lakes - 17

“Great Republic” - 16

Great Ship Sails - 7

Greyhounds of the Fleet - 26

Greyhounds of the Fleet (photo supplement)

 -26

Grimsby - 54

Grimsby (photo supplement) - 54

Guarding the Seas - 20

Gun, Ship and the - 52

Gunboat Patrols in China - 35


H

Handling the Sailing Ship - 43

Handling the Overseas Mail - 27

Harvest of the Deep - 40

Hazards of the Sea - 28-29

“Helen McGregor” -12

Hell Ships and Floating Homes - 7

Heroes of the “Trevessa” - 6-7

Heroism and Disaster at Sea - 31

“Herzogin Cecilie” - 4

His Majesty’s Coastguard Service - 46

His Majesty’s Customs Service - 36

Holland’s Inland Ports - 24

Holmes, Captain W.J. (1) - 39

Holmes, Captain W.J. (2) - 41-42

Home of British Shipping - 11

HMS “Hood” (colour plate) - 47

Hoppers, and Dredgers - 24

House Flags and Funnels - 13

How the Marine Turbine Works - 34

How the Modern Ship is Tested - 1

How Yachts are Raced -31

Hull - 54

Hull (photo supplement) - 54

”Hyogu Maru” - 39


I

Ice-Breaker, Adventures of - 15

Icebergs (photo supplement) - 9

”Ilmatar” - 47

Important Foreign Navies - 51

Index - 55

In the Dominions - 38

In the Dominions (photo supplement) - 38

In the Mercantile Marine - 4

In the Sailing Ship’s Forecastle - 13

Instruments of Navigation - 16

Invincible Armada - 36-37

“Islander” - 31-32

Italian Navy - 50

Italian Shipping - 33


J

Japanese Bulk Cargo Carrier - 39

Japanese Inland Sea Passenger Ship - 31

Japanese Navy - 48

Japanese Shipping - 25

John Brown’s Yard, Clydebank - 16

“Joseph Conrad” (plate) - 45


K

“K 13”, Unlucky - 21-22

Kiel Canal - 22

“Klipparen” - 34

“Kung Wo” - 46

“Kurenai Maru” - 31


L

Large Home-Trade Coaster - 5

Last Days of Sail - 28

Last Days of Sail (photo supplement) - 28

Last of the Giants - 4

Launch That Failed - 29

Launching Ceremonies - 10

“Laurentic” - 12-13

Laying the Ocean Cables - 47

“Leonardo da Vinci” - 5-6

Lepanto, Battle of - 32-33

Life in the East Indiamen - 48

Lifeboats - 8

Lighthouses, Signposts of the Sea - 3

Lighthouses, Signposts of the Sea (photo supplement) - 3

“Lightning” - 10

“Lightning” (by J. Spurling) - 10

Lightships - 4

Liverpool Docks - 11

Liverpool Docks (photo supplement) - 11

Lloyd’s and Lloyd’s Register - 20

LMS Steamship Services - 28

London’s Link with the Sea - 7

London’s Link with the Sea (photo supplement) - 7

Lubricating Oil Diesel Tanker - 37

Lure of Lost Gold - 7-8

Luxury Cruising - 44

Luxury Packet and Cruising Liner - 14