MaritimeMatters received a great honour in May, when The Steam Ship Historical Society of America presented several awards at its annual conference and ShiPosium which took place in California on the QUEEN MARY. Among the awards, maritime photographer Martin Cox received the “C. Bradford Mitchell” award for services to maritime history for founding and operating the website MaritimeMatters.
I would like to thank our writers Peter Knego, Shawn Dake, Kalle Id, Gordon Ghareeb, and and contributors plus our advertisers and supporters and most of all our readers, have a great New Year and we hope to see you back on MM in 2014.
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.