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Twilight of the Hengist

Panagia Tinou (most recently Agios Georgios, originally the Hengist of 1972). Half sunk in Piraeus harbour, July 2016.

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Up close: Banasa (ex-Mette Mols, to become Moby Kiss)

Built 1975 at Helsingor as Mette Mols for Mols Linien’s Ebeltoft-Odden route. Sold 1996 to Comarit and renamed Banasa for Tangier-Algeciras service. Re-engined and refitted in 2003/04. Laid up in…

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Up close: Anthi Marina

Delivered 1979 as Spirit of Free Enterprise to Townsend Thoresen for Dover-Calais service. Renamed Pride of Kent 1987. Lengthened and rebuilt 1991/92. Renamed P&OSL Kent 1998. Renamed P O Kent…

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Up close: Seafrance Cezanne

Built 1980 as Ariadne for Rederi AB Nordo as a deep-sea ro-ro. Converted to passenger ferry in 1989/90 and renamed Fiesta for Sealink SNAT Calais-Dover services. Renamed Seafrance Cezanne 1996….

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Up close: Seafrance Renoir

Built 1981 as Côte d’Azur for Sealink SNCF Calais-Dover services. Renamed Seafrance Renoir 1996. Retired and laid up since April 2009. Photographed 25 October 2009, Dunkerque, France.

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