You will find, below, a list of updates since January 2015. For earlier articles, please consult the news archive.
The pages for RMS Olympic: Titanic's Sister and Olympic Titanic & Britannic: An Illustrated History of the 'Olympic' Class Ships have been updated with reviews.
January 1st 2016
All good wishes for a happy, contented and prosperous New Year!
September 5th 2015
The revised and expanded edition of RMS Olympic: Titanic's Sister is released by the History Press in the next few days. Thoroughly improved and expanded from the original edition that was published in 2004, the new volume has been expanded from 320 to 352 pages, with a revised colour section. Despite all this additional material, the new edition is being sold for the same price as the original was eleven years ago!
A new preview page has been added, containing a full contents listing, previews of some of the pages inside, and some additional notes about the book's history. Signed copies can be purchased directly from the Bookshop.
April 24th 2015
The reviews are in for The Sting of the Hawke: Collision in the Solent - The Full Story Behind the Collision Between HMS Hawke and RMS Olympic on 20 September 1911 and four reviews have been added.
January 15th 2015
As we enter 2015, all good wishes go out for you to have a happy, contented and prosperous New Year! Thanks to everybody who has visited and supported Mark Chirnside’s Reception Room.
It will be a busy year with new releases planned. To kick off, a new page has been added to the website to preview the new book The Sting of the Hawke: Collision in the Solent - The Full Story Behind the Collision Between HMS Hawke and RMS Olympic on 20 September 1911, co-authored by Sam Halpern and Mark Chirnside. This recently-released volume aims to offer a definitive account and analysis of the infamous collision. To sneak a peak inside, click here and, if you'd like to buy a copy signed by Mark, then you can do so in the Bookshop.
Another link has been added to the Links page, directing readers to Drew Keeling's excellent website looking at mass immigration as a travel business.
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