Calais

MV Maxine – Past and Present
Cobelfret (CLdN)

MV Maxine – Past and Present

MV Maxine Ex Gothnia Seaways, Slingeborg, Flender No 678 Gothia Seaways – © Gena Anfimov (Klaipeda, 16/08/2020) Steel single screw ”Spaarneborg” motor vessel built in 2000 by Flender Werft AG,…
Christmas Past at the Port of Dover
Maritime Features

Christmas Past at the Port of Dover

A look back at one of the Port of Dover's traditions that remains to this very day, the local Ferry fleet's and Ports only official day of rest, Christmas Day....…
MV Côte D’Opale – Past and Present
DFDS

MV Côte D’Opale – Past and Present

Steel twin screw “Stena E-Flexer” class motor vessel built in 2021 by China Merchants Jinling (ex Avic Shipyard, Weihai) China (Yard No W0268) as Passenger and Car Ferry for Stena…
MV Isle of Inishmore – Past and Present
Current Local Ferry Fleet

MV Isle of Inishmore – Past and Present

MV Isle of Inishmore - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1997 by Van der Giessen-De Noord, Krimpen a/d Ijssel, Holland (Yard No  968) as a Ro-Pax ferry for…
MV Côte Des Dunes – Past and Present
Current Local Ferry Fleet

MV Côte Des Dunes – Past and Present

MV Côte Des Dunes, ex Rodin - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built by Aker Finnyards in Rauma, Finland (Yard No.437) for Seafrance SA in 2001 as a passenger and…
TS Whitstable – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

TS Whitstable – Past and Present

Ts Whitstable - Steel twin screw steamer, built and engined by D. & W. Henderson, Glasgow, in 1925 (Yard No 707) for the Southern Railway.
MV Stena Nordica – Past and Present
Stena Line AB

MV Stena Nordica – Past and Present

MV Stena Nordica, ex Malo Seaways, Stena Nordica, European Ambassador - Twin screw motor vessel built in 2000 at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Shimonoseki, Japan (Yard No. 1068) as a passenger and…
TS Haslemere – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

TS Haslemere – Past and Present

Ts Haslemere - ex HMS Haslemere, Haslemere - Steel twin screw steamer, built and engined by D. & W. Henderson, Glasgow, in 1925 (Yard No 719) for the Southern Railway.
DHB Lady Brassey – Past and Present
Past and Present

DHB Lady Brassey – Past and Present

DHB Lady Brassey - ex HMS Lady Brassey, Lady Brassey - Steam twin screw salvage steamer built by J P Rennoldson & Co, South Shields (Yard No 285) in 1913…
HSC Superseacat Three – Past and Present
Hoverspeed

HSC Superseacat Three – Past and Present

HSC Speedrunner III, ex Superseacat Three - Aluminium MDV 1200 mono-hull high speed craft built in 1999 by Fincantieri-Cant. Nav. Italian S.p.A., Riva Trigoso , Italy (Yard No. 6003) as…
HSC Superseacat One – Past and Present
Hoverspeed

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…
TS Maidstone (II), Past and Present
British Transport Commission (BTC)

TS Maidstone (II), Past and Present

TS Maidstone ex H.M.S. Bungay, Maidstone. TS Maidstone – Roy Thornton Collection Steel twin screw steamer, built and engined by D. & W. Henderson, Glasgow, in 1925 (Yard No 729)…
MV Antrim Princess – Past and Present
British Railways Board (BRB)

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…
MV Isle of Innisfree (III) – Past and Present
Irish Ferries

MV Isle of Innisfree (III) – Past and Present

MV Isle of Innisfree, ex Calais Seaways, Norman Spirit, Ostend Spirit, Norman Spirit, Pride of Aquitaine, PO Aquitaine, POSL Aquitaine, Stena Royal, Prins Filip - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built…
MV Seven Sisters – Past and Present
DFDS

MV Seven Sisters – Past and Present

MV Seven Sisters - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 2006 by De Hijos De J, Barreras De Vigo, Spain (Yard No. 1646), for Transmanche Ferries, Dieppe.
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…
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) Sure – Nicolas Lévy Collection “Winchester Class” (SRN.6) Mk I Hovercraft built in 1966 by British Hovercraft Corporation, East Cowes, Isle of…
MV Herald of Free Enterprise – Past and Present
Ferries

MV Herald of Free Enterprise – Past and Present

MV Herald of Free Enterprise Herald of Free Enterprise – © Jurgen Stein Steel triple screw motor vessel built by Schichau-Unterweser AG at Bremerhaven, (Yard No. 2280) West Germany in…
HSC Stena Lynx II (Incat 033) – Past and Present
Baleària

HSC Stena Lynx II (Incat 033) – Past and Present

HSC Jaume I, ex Thundercat 2, Incat 033, Fast Ceuta, Ronda Marina, Stena Lynx II, Stena Sea Lynx II, Incat 033 - Aluminium catamaran built in 1996 by Incat  (International…
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