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With so many great sporting events in 2012, including Euro 2012, Wimbledon and of course the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, we have taken a look at the importance of sport to merchant seafarers and their passengers.
Many of the merchant ships had their own sports teams. The Maritime Archives and Library| has a selection of photos of teams from liners including Lusitania, Duchess of Richmond and Empress of Canada.
Click on each thumbnail below to see the full image.
To Mr P.L. Hockey. Captain of the Motor vessel S.M.B. Loreto
The Las Habas Shipyard sports club has the great honour of inviting you to the great international football match to be played on Saturday 27 [November] at 16.30 hours at the Stadium de Playa Ancha Valparaiso, with the football team formed by the crew of Motor Vessel Loreto which will be played for the beautiful trophy donated by the Las Habas Shipyard Company
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