People of Note - Phillip Short

Ships and shipping will be in the spotlight on People of Note this week when Rodney Trudgeon talks to Phillip Short who is the vice chairman of the Ship Society of South Africa which is based in the harbour in Cape Town. Not only does the society’s rooms have a large collection of memorabilia to do with ocean liners, tugs, container ships and oil tankers, but they have regular meetings at which talks are given by well-known nautical personalities. Not only that, but a rather impressive books has been compiled and published by Phillip Short feature amazing, never seen before black and white pictures of Cape Town harbour between 1935 and 1955.