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Brighton

Brighton

Built 1950 by Denny for the Newhaven - Dieppe service of British Transport Commission

She was 2,575 gross tons, 311 foot x 51 foot and turbine driven with a service speed of 24 knots

She later joined the short lived Jersey Lines Channel Islands service as their La Duchesse de Bretagne

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Jersey Lines rigged her for car carrying, installing a vehicle lift aft. Pic here:
http://www.photoship.co.uk/JAlbum%20Ships/Old%20Ships%20L/slides/La%20Duchesse%20de%20Bretagne-01.html
Alas, her appetite for fuel oil helped bankrupt the company.
 

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