Month: January 2013

TS Ville De Liege – Past and Present
Ferries

TS Ville De Liege – Past and Present

London-Istanbul, ex HMS Ambitious, Ville De Liege - Steel triple screw steamer, built and engined by Cockerill’s of Hoboken (Yard No. 531)in 1914 for the Belgian Marine Administration’s Ostend service…
MV Viking 6 – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Viking 6 – Past and Present

MV Sardegna Bella, ex Moby Dream, Viking 6, Sun Express, Sol Olympia, Viking 6, Goelo, Viking 6, Wickersham, Stena Britannica - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1967 as…
Farewell 2012 – A Very Windy End to the Year
Maritime Features

Farewell 2012 – A Very Windy End to the Year

Having received a new camera for Christmas it was time to get out, blow away some of the excesses of Christmas and to see how the new camera performs. The weather in Dover at…
TS Avalon – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

TS Avalon – Past and Present

TS Valon, ex Avalon - Steel twin screw passenger steamer built in 1963 by Alex. Stephen & Sons Ltd, Linthouse, Glasgow (Yard No. 680) for British Railways.
MV Catherine Schiaffino – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Catherine Schiaffino – Past and Present

MV Boztepe, ex Cap Afrique, Saint Charles, Catherine Schiaffino - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Tokushima Zosen Sangyo K.K., Komatsushima, Japan (Yard No. 530) in 1978 for the…
MV Norman Commodore – Past and Present
British and Irish Steam Packet Company (B&I Line)

MV Norman Commodore – Past and Present

MV Fjardvagen, ex Norman Commodore, Pride of Portsmouth, Mads Mols, Mads Trader, Merchant Trader, Sir Lamorak, Lakespan Ontario, Lady Catherine, Lune Bridge, Norcliff, Anu - Steel twin screw motor vessel,…
MV Capitaine Le Goff – Past and Present
Past and Present

MV Capitaine Le Goff – Past and Present

MV Al Zaher II ex Capitaine Le Goff, Admiral Carrier I Courtesy of the World Ship Society, East Kent Branch Steel twin-screw motor vessel built in 1972 at Hatlo Verksted…
MV Prinsessan Christina (II) – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Prinsessan Christina (II) – Past and Present

MV Aqua Solution, ex Wind Solution, Palau, Commodore, Stena Prince, Lion Prince, Europafarjan I, Stena Nordica, Prinsessan Christina, Safe Christina, Prinsessan Christina II - Steel twin screw motor vessel built…
MV Prinsessan Desiree – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Prinsessan Desiree – Past and Present

MV Ionian Star ex Bohus, Lion Princess, Europafarjan II, Europafarjan, Prinsessan Desiree Nigel Thornton Collection Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1971 at Aalborg Værft, A/S, Ålborg, Denmark (Yard…
MV The Viking – Past and Present
Bornholmstrafikken

MV The Viking – Past and Present

MV Moby Lally, ex Prince, Peder Olsen, Wasa Prince, The Viking - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Schichau Unterweser AG, Bremerhaven in 1974 (Yard No 2255) for Jydsk…
MV Duc de Normandie – Past and Present
Brittany Ferries (BAI)

MV Duc de Normandie – Past and Present

MV Damla, ex Vronskiy, Wisteria, Duc de Normandie, Prinses Beatrix - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built and engined by Verolme Scheepswerf Heusden B.V, Heusden, Holland in 1978 (Yard No…
Meeching – Past and Present
British Transport Commission (BTC)

Meeching – Past and Present

MV Nore-Crest, ex Meeching - Steel twin screw diesel engined tug built 1960 by P.K. Harris, Appledore. (Yard No 127 ) for British Transport Commission
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