It’s disco night aboard the RMS St Helena. Here on the 105m-long ship in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, somewhere between Namibia and Brazil, the sun lounge has been transformed into a dance floor. The barefooted wife of the King of Tonga’s chief justice boogies energetically with the South African geology professor while the Norwegian oil chemist drinks whisky at the bar until he is reeled into the conga line by the Australian insurance broker. The line snakes out of the door and past the saltwater pool where the Norwegian’s travel…
Officers against passengers cricket match
Shipping port in Cape Town
Cargo being loaded on to the ship
Assistant purser Merrill Joshua and purser customer care Alan Bennett run the bingo
Officer on the bridge mapping out the day’s journey
Sunday morning church service in the main lounge
Drinks in the main lounge after trivia game
Passenger works on a 1,500 piece jigsaw puzzle
Cocktail time on board in the sun lounge
Delivering the Royal Mail post on St Helena
View from Jacob’s Ladder, Jamestown, St Helena
Dramatic island scenery
Control room on ‘RMS St Helena’
Land ahoy: landing at St Helena
Barbecue dinner on deck
Oyvind Haugseth and Susan Lea taking in the sunset
Officers play a dog-sled pulling game in the main lounge
Sunset in the South Atlantic
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