Nigel Thornton

MV European Trader – Past and Present
Ferries

MV European Trader – Past and Present

MV Lina, ex European Trader - Steel twin screw motor vessel, intended primarily as a commercial vehicle ferry, built and engined by Schichau Unterweser A.G., Bremen (Yard No. 2258) in…
MV Villandry – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Villandry – Past and Present

MV Adina Lestari 102, ex Delos, Olympia, Villandry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1965 by Dubigeon-Normandie S.A., Nantes-Chantenay, France (Yard No 809) as a passenger and vehicle…
MV Valencay – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Valencay – Past and Present

MV Pollux I, ex Eptanisos, Valencay - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1965 by Chantiers de Atlantique, Nantes, France (Yard No E23) as a passenger and vehicle roll-on…
MV Dover Seaways – Past and Present
Current Local Ferry Fleet

MV Dover Seaways – Past and Present

MV Dover Seaways, ex Maersk Dover - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 2006 by Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje Korea (Yard No 1574) for Norfolk Line
Lighthouse and Café, Prince of Wales Pier.
Dover Harbour Board

Lighthouse and Café, Prince of Wales Pier.

The Prince of Wales Pier was completed in May 1902, having been started ten years earlier. The then Prince of Wales laid the foundation stone in 1893. Preliminary designs were…
TS Caledonian Princess – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

TS Caledonian Princess – Past and Present

TS Prince, ex Tuxedo Princess, Caledonian Princess - Steel twin screw steam turbine vessel, built and engined by Wm Denny & Bros, Ltd., Dumbarton, in 1961(Yard No. 1501) for Caledonian…
MV Pride of Burgundy – Past and Present
P&O Ferries

MV Pride of Burgundy – Past and Present

MV Pride of Burgundy - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Schichau - Unterweser AG, Bremerhaven in 1993 (Yard No. 1074) for P&O European Ferries as a passenger and…
MV Prinses Josephine Charlotte (II) – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Prinses Josephine Charlotte (II) – Past and Present

MV Athens Express ex Leto, Prinses Joshephine Charlotte, Car Ferry © David Ingham Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Cockerill’s of  Hoboken (Yard No 731) in 1949 for the…
MV Princesse Astrid – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Princesse Astrid – Past and Present

MV Express Erme, ex Express Hermes, Bari Express, Georgios B, Princesse Astrid (II) - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by N.V. Boelwerf S.A., Temse, (Yard No 1440) for the…
MV Roi Baudouin – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Roi Baudouin – Past and Present

MV Georgios Express, ex Georgios B, Roi Baudouin - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Cockerill’s of Hoboken for the Belgian Marine Administration’s Ostend service in 1965 (Yard No.…
MV Galloway Princess – Past and Present
Sealink

MV Galloway Princess – Past and Present

MV Moroccan Sun, ex Le Rif, Stena Galloway, Galloway Princess - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by  Harland & Wolff, Belfast (Yard No. 1713), for Sealink U.K. in 1980…
MV St Christopher – Past and Present
Compagnie Marocaine de Navigation (COMANAV)

MV St Christopher – Past and Present

MV European Star, IBN Batouta, ex Stena Antrim, St Christopher - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast (Yard No. 1716) for Sealink U.K. in 1980…
MV Senlac – Past and Present
British and Irish Steam Packet Company (B&I Line)

MV Senlac – Past and Present

MV Apollon, ex  Express Apollon, Apollo Express, Senlac - Steel twin screw motor vessel built at the Arsenal de Brest , (Yard No. CF 3), for the British Railways Board…
MV Horsa – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Horsa – Past and Present

MV Penelope A, ex Express Penelope, Penelope A, Stena Horsa, Horsa - Steel twin screw motor vessel built at the Arsenal de Brest, (Yard No. CF 2), for the British…
MV Hengist – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Hengist – Past and Present

MV Panagia Tinou, ex Agios Georgios, Panagia Ekatontapylian, Express Artemis, Panagia Ekatontapyliani, Apollo Express 2, Romilda, Stena Hengist, Hengist - Steel twin screw motor vessel built at the Arsenal de Brest…
MV Prince Laurent – Past and Present
Blue Star Ferries

MV Prince Laurent – Past and Present

MV Superferry II, ex Prince Laurent - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by N.V. Boelwerf S. A., Temse, (Yard No. 1477) in 1974 for the Regie voor Maritiem Transport…
MV Transcontainer I – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Transcontainer I – Past and Present

Mv Niobe I ex Nour I, Transcontainer I Matt Murtland Collection Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1968 at Cons. Nav. & Ind. De la Mediterranean (CNIM), La Seyne…
MV Princesse-Marie Christine – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Princesse-Marie Christine – Past and Present

MV Elegant I, ex Primrose, Princesse-Marie Christine - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Cockerill Yards, Hoboken (Yard No. 878) in 1975 for Regie voor Maritiem Transport (RMT) Ostend…
MV Saint Eloi – Past and Present
Angleterre-Lorraine-Alsace (ALA)

MV Saint Eloi – Past and Present

MV Aeolos, ex Moby Love, Moby Love 2, King Orry, Channel Entente, Saint Eloi - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Cantieri Navali di Pietra Ligure, Genoa. Italy (Yard…
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