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Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IoMSPCo)


HSC Superseacat Two - Past and Present

HSC Superseacat Two – Past and Present

HSC Hellenic Highspeed, ex Viking, Superseacat Two – Aluminium MDV 1200 mono-hull high speed craft built in 1997 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso , Italy (Yard No. 6000) for Hoverspeed Ltd, (Sea Containers Ltd) Nassau, Bahamas as a car and passenger ferry.

© Nigel Thornton

HSC Seacat Diamant (Incat 041) – Past And Present

HSC Jaume III, ex Seacat Diamant, Holyman Diamant – 81m ‘Wave Piercer’ aluminium catamaran built in 1997 by Incat, Hobart, Australia (Yard No. 041) for International Catamarans Pty. Ltd., Hobart, Australia as a car and passenger ferry

© Andreas Wörteler

HSC Hoverspeed France (Incat 026) – Past and Present

HSC Master Jet, ex Snaefell, Seacat Isle of Man, Hoverspeed France – Aluminium catamaran built in 1991 by Incat (International Catamarans) Australia Pty. Ltd., Hobart, Australia (Yard No. 026) for Hoverspeed Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas as a car and passenger ferry

© Andreas Wörteler

HSC Seacat Tasmania (Incat 023) – Past and Present

HSC Sea Speed Jet, ex Seacat France, Seacat Calais, Seacat Tasmania, Emeraude France – Aluminium 74 Metre Wave Piercing Catamaran built in 1990 by Incat (International Catamarans) Australia Pty Ltd, Hobart, Australia (Yard No. 023) for Hoverspeed Ltd, Nassau, Bahamas as a car and passenger ferry

© Bob Scott

Mv Saint Eloi – Past and Present

MV Moby Love, ex King Orry, Channel Entente, Saint Eloi – Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Cantieri Navali di Pietra Ligure, Genoa. Italy (Yard No. 12) for the Societe Anonyme de Navigation Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (or A.L.A. for short) in 1972 as a multi-purpose passenger and roll-on roll-off ferry for cars, lorries and railway vehicles