Month: November 2012

MV Pride of Dover – Past and Present
P&O Ferries

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 (Yard No. 93) in 1987 as a passenger/roll-on…
MV Côte D’Albatre – Past and Present
DFDS

MV Côte D’Albatre – Past and Present

MV Côte D’Albatre - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 2005 by De Hijos De J Barreras De Vigo, Spain (Yard No. 1645), for Transmanche Ferries, Dieppe.
October-November 2012 – Photos & Seasons Greetings
Maritime Features

October-November 2012 – Photos & Seasons Greetings

With the year rapidly drawing to a close and with things starting to get really busy for me in the run up to Christmas (for those who don’t know, I work…
TS Prinses Josephine Charlotte (I) – Past and Present
Ferries

TS Prinses Josephine Charlotte (I) – Past and Present

TS Prinses Josephine Charlotte (I) ex HMS Prinses Josephine Carlotte (LSI 4238), Prinses Josephine Charlotte Nigel Thornton Collection Steel twin screw turbine ship, built and engined by Cockerill’s of Hoboken…
MV Saga Ruby – Past and Present
Cruise Ships

MV Saga Ruby – Past and Present

MV Oasia, ex Saga Ruby, Caronia, Vistafjord - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Swan Hunter Shipbuilders, Wallsend, (Yard No 39) in 1973 for Norwegian America Line, Oslo
HSC Sure (GH- 9001/GH – 2031) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Sure (GH- 9001/GH – 2031) – Past and Present

HSC Beasac III (GH -2031) ex Sure (GH- 9001) Nicolas Lévy Collection “Winchester Class” (SRN.6) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1966 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England…
HSC Britannia (GH – 2011) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Britannia (GH – 2011) – Past and Present

HSC Britannia (GH - 2011) - “Winchester Class” (SRN.6) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1966 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (024) for Townsend Car Ferries
HSC Swift (GH-2010) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Swift (GH-2010) – Past and Present

HSC Swift (GH-2010) ex SR.N6 022 Nicolas Lévy Collection “Winchester Class” (SRN.6) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1966 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (022) for…
MV Chartres – Past and Present
Agapitos Express Ferries

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…
MV Saga Sapphire – Past and Present
Saga Cruises

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
MV Braemar – Past and Present
Cruise Ships

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…
Dover Port Control
Maritime Features

Dover Port Control

Have you ever departed or arrived at the Port of Dover on a ferry and wondered what that strange building was at the end of the Eastern Arm? The answer…
MV Travemunde – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

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…
HSC Sure (GH-2005), Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Sure (GH-2005), Past and Present

HSC Sure (GH 2005) - “Mountbatten” (SRN4) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1969 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (Yard No 003) for Hoverlloyd Ltd., Ramsgate,…
HSC Swift (GH 2004) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Swift (GH 2004) – Past and Present

HSC Swift (GH 2004) - “Mountbatten” (SRN4) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1969 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (Yard No 002) for Hoverlloyd Ltd, Ramsgate,…
HSC Sir Christopher (GH 2008) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Sir Christopher (GH 2008) – Past and Present

HSC Sir Christopher (GH 2008) - “Mountbatten” (SRN4) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1972 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (Yard No 005) for Hoverlloyd Ltd.,…
HSC Prince of Wales (GH 2054) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC Prince of Wales (GH 2054) – Past and Present

HSC Prince of Wales (GH 2054) - “Mountbatten” (SRN4) Mk II Hovercraft built in 1977 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (Yard No 006) for Hoverlloyd…
MV Black Watch – Past and Present
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

MV Black Watch – Past and Present

MV Black Watch, ex Royal Viking Star - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1972 by Oy Wartsila Ab, Helsinki, Finland (Yard No 395) as a Passenger (Cruise) Ship…
HSC The Princess Margaret (GH 2006) – Past and Present
Ferries

HSC The Princess Margaret (GH 2006) – Past and Present

HSC The Princess Margaret (GH 2006) - “Mountbatten” (SRN 'Super' 4) Hovercraft built in 1968 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (Yard No 001) for Seaspeed,…
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