The ferry Istra enters the fine natural harbor of Hvar Grad to join the yachts and cruise boats.. Once a Venetian base, it is now a fashionable resort. The Istra, formerly Balkanija, built as Mette Mols in 1966 by Aalborg Vaerft A/S, Ålborg, Denmark, was recently sold to Turkey for scrap. She...
Trucks rolling off the Brac ferry, Tin Ujevic, in the old harbor of Split. Ferried commercial vehicles are the economic life line for the many islands along the Dalmatian coast.
Builder: Kenelos Brothers, Perama, Greece
Length: 98,93 m
Breadth: 17,0 m
Draft: 3,1 m...
Jadrolinija ferries come in all sizes.
Takovo (Jadrolinija: 1957-1991)
Ilok (Jadrolinija: 1991- )
347 gt - 44.7 m long - 671 kW - 13.5 knots - 450 passengers
Takovo was built by Brodogradiliste i Tvornicadizel motora, Uljanik, Pula, in 1957.
Bobovisca-na-moru and just plain Bobovisca (up on the hill) on the island of Brac. . Mostly just pleasure boats here now in the summer. In the 19th century, my father's family used to ship wine from here in coastal sailing vessels.
The harbor at Gruz, Croatia is the working port for the city of Dubrovnik. This is a shot of the marina and the Jadrolinija ferry dock. The ferry is the M/F Bartol Kasic.
It can carry 500 passengers, 54 cars, and top speed is 13 knots.
A photo of the waterfront at Pula (formerly Pola), Croatia. The sailing vessels are Trabaccalo(IT), or Trabakul(HR), coastal traders in the Adriatic. This photo was brought back by my father from a trip to Europe in 1931. That is the Roman arena in the background.