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2018 in images. Part 2 – Southern Europe

The second part of the 2018 photo review, this time favourite images taken in Southern Europe during the year.

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Farewell Doric Ferry, Kapetan Alexandros

Quietly, the Kapetan Alexandros A ex-Doric Ferry, last of the ships of the Atlantic Steam Navigation Company, left her lay up in Keratsini under tow of the tug Christos XIV…

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Kapetan Alexandros A (ex-Doric Ferry) – an update

Perhaps I spoke too soon with the comment in the previous post that it seemed the Kapetan Alexandros A was coming around to Brindisi for a further Summer! Agoudimos have…

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Last of the line: the Kapetan Alexandros A (ex-Doric Ferry)

The six purpose-built ships of the Atlantic Steam Navigation Company were completed at British shipyards between 1957 and 1968 for ASN’s North Sea and Irish Sea operations and all had…

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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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