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HSC Superseacat One - Past and Present

HSC Superseacat One – Past and Present

HSC Almudaina Dos, ex Superseacat One – Aluminium MDV 1200 mono-hull high speed craft built in 1997 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso , Italy (Yard No. 5999 for Hoverspeed Ltd, (Seacontainers Ltd) Nassau, Bahamas as a car and passenger ferry.

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.

TS Prinses Astrid (I) - Past and Present

TS Prinses Astrid (I) – Past and Present

TS Prinses Astrid, ex HMS Prinses Astrid, Prinses Astrid – Steel twin screw turbine ship, built and engined by Cockerill’s of Hoboken (Yard No. 638) in 1930, the first of four new ships for the Belgian Marine Administration’s Ostend fleet.

MV Prins Philippe (III) - Past and Present.

MV Prins Philippe (III) – Past and Present.

MV Express Limnos, ex Express Athina, Panagia Tinou 2, Moby Love, Prins Philippe – Steel twin screw motor vessel built by N.V. Boelwerf S. A., Temse, (Yard No. 1476) in 1973 for the Regie voor Maritiem Transport (RMT) service as a passenger and roll-on roll-off car ferry. Engined by Chantiers de l’Atlantique, St. Nazaire.

MV Spirit of Independence - Past and Present

MV Spirit of Independence – Past and Present

MV Derin Deniz, ex Happy Dolphin, Spirit of Independence, Innisfallen – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1969 as a passenger and vehicle ferry by Werft Nobiskrug GmbH, Rendsburg, Germany (Yard No 660) for B&I Line, Dublin

The Night Ferry - Shipping Timeline

The Night Ferry – Shipping Timeline

Introduced on the night of the 14th-15th October 1936, the Night Ferry was an international sleeper train operating between London Victoria and Paris Gare du Nord. In later years Brussels was also served. The service was operated by the Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, SNCF (French National Railways) and the Southern Railway.

MV Antrim Princess - Past and Present

MV Antrim Princess – Past and Present

MV Stella, ex Tynwald, Antrim Princess – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1967 at Hawthorn, Leslie (Shipbuilders) Hebburn, Tyne (Yard No 765) as a roll-on roll-off car and commercial vehicle ferry, for Caledonian Steam Packet (Irish Services) Ltd

MV Scandinavia (1974) - Past and Present

MV Scandinavia (1974) – Past and Present

MV Alexandra T, ex Alexandra, Greenfield, Saturnus, Europa II, Atlas III, Raed B, Scandinavia – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1974 by Trondheims Mekaniske Verksted, Trondheim, Norway (Yard No. 698), for Moltzau Line A/S, Gedser.

MV Essex Ferry (II) - Past and Present

MV Essex Ferry (II) – Past and Present

MV Essex Ferry – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1957 at John Brown & Co., (Clydebank) Ltd (Yard No 694) for British Railways as a passenger and train ferry

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MV Calais Seaways – Past and Present

MV Calais Seaways, ex Norman Spirit, Ostend Spirit, Norman Spirit, Pride of Aquitaine, PO Aquitaine, POSL Aquitaine, Stena Royal, Prins Filip – Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Boelwerf of Temse, Belgium (Yard No. 1534), for Regie voor Maritiem Transport (RMT) in 1991 as a passenger and roll-on roll-off car and commercial vehicle ferry

MV Purbeck - Past and Present

MV Purbeck – Past and Present

MV Maria Rosario, ex Purbeck – Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1978 at Ateliers et Chantiers du Havre (ACH), Le Havre, France (Yard No 247) for Truckline Ferries France S.A. Cherbourg, France as a passenger and commercial vehicle ferry

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