Ships and shipping, page 17
Vehicle carrier at
Southampton. Vessel owned and operated by Carnival
was originally built as a sewage sludge carrier for Glasgow
corporation. Built in 1954 she is now owned by Solent Steam
Packet and operates excursions out of Southampton.
IV, the spare vessel for the Hythe - Southampton ferry. Built
in 1946, she was taken out of service in 2014.
Mistral leaving Southampton on a cruise to the Mediterranean.
Express at Ryde, Isle of Wight. Probably not a ship but
of sufficient interest to include here. This is now the only
hovercraft service in Europe.
and Larkspur were two of the ships which operated on the Trans
Europa Ferries service from Ramsgate to Ostend. The
service ended in 2013. Primrose was scrapped in 2011 and
Larkspur in 2016.
Calais at Dover about to leave on a sailing to Calais.
This ship was sold for scrap to a salvage yard in Turkey in
Dover. Now named Dover Seaways and operating between
Dover and Dunkerque.
Rodin on a Calais sailing. Currently operating as Côtes
des Dunes for DFDS Seaways between
Dover and Calais.
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