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Pride Of Telemark

In Gibraltar on the 17th September.

Daniel

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I notice all but a pair of lifeboats have been removed. Was she enroute to breakers?

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I'm afraid so, yes. They say there was a fire inside. She went past Dunkerque where she was built abour a week go, going to scrap. Such a beautiful ship, and not that old, I sailed on her quite a number of times between Calais & Dover as 'Stena Empereur', posl Provence and 'Pride of Provence'
 

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She sank following collision with quay at Hirtsals, was repaired but then laid up.
http://img129.imageshack.us/img129/9924/prideoftelemark19838hd7.jpg
Unfortunately second hand ship prices slumped while scrap prices soared.......
 

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Thank you for the comment and the photo. There really was a problem, as the same ship, then PRIDE OF PROVENCE collided with the pier while entering the port of Dover...
 

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