You will find, below, a list of updates for this calendar year. For earlier articles, please consult the news archive.

RMS Aquitania

Mark Chirnside’s Olympic Titanic Britannic: An Illustrated History of the ‘Olympic’ Class Ships has been released as a new paperback edition in April 2014. The lavishly illustrated format displays remarkable and rare images, combined with a concise history of the three ships, new anecdotes and a focus on the human stories.

Signed copies of the book can be ordered with your own specified inscription through this website.

History Press Titanic Collection 2011-12

The Titanic collection from the History Press started off with the publication of the revised and expanded edition of The ‘Olympic’ Class Ships: Olympic, Titanic & Britannic in May 2011. If you would like to read more about the available titles, you can download the promotional flyer as a pdf. file; or to visit the History Press website, please click on either the title or the contact details (these links each open in a new window).

History Press Titanic Collection 2011-12 Contact Details



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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