Ships Taken Up From Trade (STUFT)

A STUFT (Ship Taken Up From Trade) is a civilian ship requisitioned for government use. The Falklands War of 1982 saw a diversity of ships taken up from trade, including tankers for fuel/water, container ships and RoRo freighters for carrying food, munitions and aircraft and luxury liners and ferries converted to carry troops. A total of 46 merchant vessels were requisitioned by the British government for operations in the Falklands war.


MV Europic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Europic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Ajman Glory, ex Afrodite II, European Freighter, Europic Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1968 at Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend, England (Yard No…
MV Norland – Past and Present

MV Norland – Past and Present

MV SNAV Sicilia, ex Norland - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1974 by AG 'Weser', Werk Seebeck, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No 972) for North Sea Ferries, Hull, England
MV Baltic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Baltic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Pavilion, ex Pride of Suffolk, Baltic Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1978 by Hyundai Shipbuilders & Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea (Yard No 652) as…
MV Nordic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Nordic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Med Star, ex Pride of Flanders, Nordic Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1978 by Hyundai Shipbuilders & Heavy Industries, Ulsan, South Korea (Yard No 651)…
MV St Edmund – Past and Present

MV St Edmund – Past and Present

MV Sara 3 - ex Santa Catharine, Scirocco, Rozel, Scirocco, HMS Keren, Keren, St Edmund - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1975 at Cammell Laird Shipbuilders Ltd., Birkenhead,…
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