MV Pride of Hull
© Andreas Wörteler
Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 2001 by Fincantieri-Cantieri Nav. Italiani S.p.A. (Breda), Venedig, Italy (Yard No. 6066), for P&O North Sea Ferries, Rozenburg, Holland as a passenger car, and commercial vehicle roll-on roll-off ferry.
- Length: 215.44 m
Breadth: 31.50 m
Draught: 6.30 m
Tonnage: 59,925 gross/26,868 net/10100t deadweight
Engines: Four Wartsila 9L46C diesels
Power: 37,800 kW/HP
Speed: 22 knots
Capacity: 1,360 passengers, 250 cars (on car deck), 400 commercial trailers
Lane Metres: 3,300
Call Sign: C6ZQ4
IMO Number: 9208629. Official Number:
Port of Registry: Hull/United Kingdom, Nassau/Bahamas
Sister-Ship: Pride of Rotterdam
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April 11th 2001: Launched.
November 16th 2001: Delivered to P&O North Sea Ferries, Hull England.
November 30th 2001: Christened in Hull by Mrs Cherie Blair.
December 2nd 2001: Commenced service between Hull – Rotterdam.
October 15th 2002: Transferred to P&O Ferries between Rotterdam – Hull.
© Jörg Seyler
November 12th 2002 – November 18th 2002: Overhaul with Shipsyard Verolme Botlek, Rozenburg, Holland.
December 9th 2008: Suffered a minor engine room fire whilst en route to Kingston upon Hull. Extinguished and no reported injuries.
2009: Registered to RBSSAF 10 Ltd, Cheltenham, UK.
© Aleksi Lindström
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