Picture of the week – 12 February 2009

The Mont St Michel at Ouistreham in October 2007 (click for larger image) Last week’s picture

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The Ancona (ex-Knossos, Saga, Hispania, Svea)

From Ancona to Split with the Ancona of Blue Lines. Blue Lines’ Ancona is the former Knossos of Minoan Lines, and before that the Saga, Hispania and originally the Svea…

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Picture of the Week – 2 February 2009

Seafrance Berlioz and Seafrance Rodin at Calais, 30 August 2008 (click for larger image) Last week’s picture

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To Sifnos and back

July 2007 We arrived in Piraeus on board the Theofilos of NEL Lines, all the way from Mytilene, up in the distant north Aegean. Our ship was originally TT Lines…

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Picture of the Week – 26 January 2009

Panagia Soumela (ex-Lady of Mann) at Myrina, Limnos, 18 July 2007 (click for larger image)

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Moby Dreams

Moby’s vivid hull colour schemes aren’t to everyone’s taste but, in a market where the most energetic opposition is screaming at potential customers in bright yellow, it doesn’t hurt to…

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Gone but not forgotten: Gabrielle (ex-Prinsessan Desiree, 1965)

From time to time I’ll dig out some older pictures from classic ferries which are no longer with us, having been scrapped – or worse. No. 1 is an interesting…

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That was the year that was

It’s been another memorable year of ferrying – here are some high and low-lights from a year which saw the demise of Speedferries, the end of the Finnjet, Black Watch,…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year & Welcome to 2009! With special reference to the website this blog is supposed to support, I suppose I should mention that this is the 40th year…

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