Summary of what is known so-far about Irish Ferries new Ireland to France passenger and vehicle ferry, the Flensburger built W.B. YEATS. Includes technical information and regular updates (including photographs) on the progress of the construction of the new vessel.
This weeks “Blast from the Past” is a menu from the Belfast – Liverpool ferry ST COLUM I, probably dating from the period shortly before the Belfast Car Ferries/Belfast Ferries service ended in October 1990 due to the use of the Belfast Ferries brand instead of “Belfast Car Ferries’.
Facing growing competition from the airlines in the late 90’s and early 00’s, SeaCat responded with this tongue in cheek TV ad.
The Ro-Ro freighter VOMERO was chartered by Norse Irish Ferries in 1995 as a stop-gap following the return of NORSE MERSEY (i) to Stena until the arrival of the brand-new NORSE MERSEY (ii) from Visentini. VOMERO also operated in U.K. waters as IPSWICH PIONEER II and AQUILA.
65 years ago today, on the 31st of January 1953 at 07:45, the British Railways passenger and vehicle ferry PRINCESS VICTORIA set sail from Stranraer bound for Larne in a storm
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