November, 2012


Schichau -Unterweser AG Bremerhaven

MV Pride of Dover – Past and Present

MV Pride – ex Pride of Dover, PO Dover, P&OSL Dover, Pride of Dover – Steel triple screw motor vessel, built Schichau -Unterweser AG, Bremen-Vegesack, Germany in 1987 (Yard No. 93) as a passenger and roll-on roll-off car and commercial vehicle ferry

© A G Jones

MV Chartres – Past and Present

MV Al Salmy 4, ex Express Santorini, Chartres – Steel twin screw motor vessel built by  Dubigeon-Normandie S.A., Nantes (Yard No. 137), in 1974 for the French National Railways as a multi-purpose roll-on roll-off ferry for cars, lorries and railway vehicles.

© Willem Oldenburg

MV Saga Sapphire – Past and Present

MV Saga Sapphire, ex Bleu De France, Europa – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1981 by Bremer Vulkan,Vegesack, Bremen, Germany (Yard No 1001) for Hapag-Lloyd AG, Bremen, Germany

© Nigel Thornton

MV Braemar – Past and Present

MV Braemar, ex Crown Dynasty, ex Norwegian Dynasty, ex Crown Majesty, ex Crown Dynasty – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1993 by Union Naval de Levante, Valencia, Spain (Yard No 198) for Commodore Cruise Line, Panama.

© Tony Garner

MV Travemunde – Past and Present

MV Noor, ex Barakat, St Clair, Treg, Tregastel, Njegos, Travemunde – Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Schichau Unterweser AG, Bremerhaven in 1971 (Yard No 478) for Moltzau Line A/S, Gedser, Denmark, as a passenger, car and commercial vehicle roll-on roll-off ferry