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GOTHENBURG FERRY

Gothenburg in July 1971 and this is probably the Frederikshavn, Denmark to Gothenburg ,Sweden ferry arriving. I have no record of the name but looks like Prinsessan Christina?

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Picture of this vessel on page 30 of Dec2005 Ships Monthly. She became Stena Nordica following the merger of Stena and Sessanlinjen in 1982. Later names Europafarjan, Lion Prince.
 

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Ahoy Paul,
Indeed she looks as Prinsessan Christina, and not her sister Prinsessan Desirée
M/S PRINSESSAN CHRISTINA.
Built in 1969 at Aalborgs Værft A/S, Aalborg, Danmark[180]
LOA x B x D:123,45 x 19,61 x 5,25 m.
Brt/ Nrt/ Dwt. 5679/ 2823/ 1848.
Eng: 8 Nohab-Polar SF112 VS-E diesel 11475 kW.
Spd:20,5.
Passengers:1400.
After rebuilding: 1030.
Cabins: 184.
After rebuilding: 476.
Cars: 360.
After rebuilding: 267.
IMO:6918560.
Sistership: PRINSESSAN DESIRÉE.
Later names:
Safe Christina-81
Prinsessan Christina-82
Stena Nordica-83
EUROPAFÄRJAN I.-85
LION PRINCE-87
Stena Prince-98
Commodore-99
Palau-03

So still in service on the Bari-Durres Line for D&P Cruises S.p.A. Italy, and looking good!


® Ton Grootenboer

Here a link to her on board pics, even the Original Bell is still present;
http://www.hhvferry.com/palauints.html
 

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