Linery Things!

As the year draws to a close, there are a few things that every ship lover simply must have!

One:  The five section painting, “The Pharoah’s Feast”, created by Giovanni Majoli for the first class dining room of the gorgeous SS AUSONIA of 1957, now on sale at

All five panels reassembled. Photo copyright Peter Knego 2010.

Two: The gorgeously illustrated hardback book produced by the Steamship Historical Society of America, Hollywood to Honolulu, The Story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company, by Martin Cox and Gordon Ghareeb.

Hollywood to Honolulu, the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company (tulips not included!)

Three:  2011’s desk calendar from P.K. Productions features twelve images of passenger ships of all shapes and size, captured by cruise journalist Peter Knego during a busy year of travel in 2010.

2011 Desk Calendar, from Peter Knego

Four: Anything from  online ocean liner memorabilia company – Nautiques

Five: Fundraising Christmas cards from Southampton- based SS SHIELDHALL


Martin Cox

Martin Cox

MARTIN COX - Founder and publisher of MaritimeMatters, inspired by maritime culture and technology growing up in the port of Southampton. He works as a photographer in Los Angeles, and his works has been exhibited in LA, San Francisco, New York, London and Iceland.Martin is the co-writer of the book “Hollywood to Honolulu; the story of the Los Angeles Steamship Company” published by the Steam Ship Historical Society of America. The Los Angeles Maritime Museum has commissioned artworks and collected his photographs.
Martin Cox

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