MV Yongxiang 7, ex Summer Bay, Summer Breeze, Chiquita Baracoa, Ellen D – Steel single screw motor vessel, built in 1985 by Kurushima Dock, Co., Ltd (Yard No. 2393), for Leif Hoegh & Co, Ltd as a refrigerated/cargo ship.
MV Patricia I, ex THV Patricia (II) – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1938 by Smiths Dock Co Ltd, South Dock, Middlesbrough (Yard No. 1033), for Corporation of Trinity House as a Buoy/Light Tender.
On Tuesday 14th July 2015 Paul Cloke and myself departed Kent for Portsmouth for a a short mini cruise with Brittany Ferries travelling out on the Bretagne to the Breton port of St Malo before returning the following day from the Norman port of Caen (Ouistreham) on the Mont St Michel.
MV White Rose – ex City of Piraeus, (14) Pathfinder – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1955 by Philip & Sons Ltd, Dartmouth (Yard No. 1268), for Corporation of Trinity House as a Pilot Tender.
MV SNAV Adriatico, ex Stena Baltica, Koningin Beatrix – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in by Van der Giessen De Noord, Krimpen an de Ijssel, Holland (Yard No 935) in 1985 for Stoomvaart Maatschappij Zeeland N.V (SMZ), Hoek van Holland, Holland, as a passenger and vehicle ferry
Ms Star Legend – Ex Seabourn Legend, Queen Odyssey, Royal Viking Queen – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1992 by Schichau-Seebeckwerft AG, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No 1071) for Kloster Cruise.
MV Mustika Kencana II – ex Tirta Kencana I, Sheng Sheng, Min Nan, Armorique, Terje Vigen – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1972 by Soc, Nouvelle des Ateliers & Chantiers du Havre, Le Havre, France (Yard No 205) for DA-NO Linien, Oslo, Norway as a passenger and vehicle ferry
In January 1988 Dover Harbour Board confirmed that more sand would be dredged from the Goodwin Sands to reclaim the remainder of the Camber at the Eastern Docks. The Board obtained a licence from the Crown Estate to dredge the Goodwins and for every cubic metre of sand dredged the Harbour Board paid the Crown a fee.