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DIPLOMAT

At anchor off Dunmore East Waterford today.

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IMO 7528661 , Call Signal ZCDD4 , Class LR , Flag Bahamas.
Ship Type : RORO Ship converted to passenger / RORO Ferry.
Build in 1978 by Hyundai Shipbuilding & Heavy Industrie Ulsan South Korea as "Stene Transporter " ( launched as " Stena Trader " ) for Stena Cargo Line Ltd London UK:

Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 5.539 / 2.485 / 8.672.
Main Engine : Pielstrick 12BC2-5V-400 - 2 x 7.800 bhp.

1979 Renamed " Finnrose ".
1980 " " Stena Transporter ".
1980 Rebuilded by Hapag Lloyd Werft GmbH Bremerhaven Germany.New Tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 6.455 / 3.248 / 8.704.
1980 Renamed " Baltic Ferry ".
1982 Chartred to British Govermant due to Falkland War.
1983 Back in trafic Felixstowe - Europort.
1984 Sold to Monarch Steamship Co Ltd London UK.
1986 Rebuild by Wilton Feyenoord BV Rotterdam Holland.New tonnage : grt / nrt / tdw - 18.732 / 10.580 / 8.704.
1987 Sold to P&O European Ferries Ltd London Uk.
1992 Renamed " Pride of Suffolk ".
2001 " " European Diplomat " under Bahamas Flag.
2005 " " Diplomat ".
 

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