Several Greek ships seen here laid up in the Eleusis Bay, close to Athen's port of Salamis, about 1960.
The three rearmost ships of the "mothball fleet" in the foreground are Liberty ships.
Still today, Eleusis Bay is known for its laid up and often rusting vessels.
"Leros" in 2000 in Eleusis Bay after the fire.
She was damaged by fire in 1998 in Piraeus Port and after some years laid up in Eleusis Bay she went to Alaga in 2001.
She came in Greece in 1988 as "Ionian Fantasy" for Strinzis Lines, then she was renamed "Ionian Sea", &
The bridge of "Georgios Express".
The belgian ferry "Roi Baudoin" (built in 1965) continues to be laid up in Eleusis Bay (in Glyfa).
Mayby, one of the most beautiful ferries that ever built. And she is still alive.
Laid up ships in Eleusis Bay in 1998.
We can see from the left part of the photo:
- "Igoumenitsa Express" of A.K. Ventouris(ex: "Cerdic Ferry", "Atlas I", "Sifnos Express"
- "Agios Vassilios" of A.K. Ventouris (ex: "Hansa Express", "Fi
The famous "Georgios Express" in Eleusis Bay in July of 2006. The former "Roi Baudoin" (built in Cockeril Yards of Belgium in 1965) remains there and for this summer. She's a legend of the ships, with a long story of 42 years.
Laid up ships in Eleusis Bay (Greece) in 2002.
We can see "Sea Trailer" of Hellas Ferries and "Express Danae" of Saronic Ferries, which now continues to travel in Turkey as "Erke".
"Wave" in detail. In November 2003 after the great storm in the Bay of Eleusis. This ship must be preserved. She looks like a "fossil" ship, compared with the big tankers coming to PETROLA Refinery.
"Wave" in Eleusis Bay in the region of Skaramamanga (not far of the shipyards). In November 2003, very close to the National Road. Now it is still laid-up in Eleusis Bay (close to Eleusis Shipyards). She could be a perfect museum.
"Talya I" in Eleusis Bay in 2003. She's the former "Countess M" of MARLINES and Leopard (built in 1968). Next to her is "Crown M" of MARLINES and "Express Aris" of MFD (ex: "Supernaias" and "Kriti")
Laid-up ships in Eleusis Bay, about in 2002. We can see "Silver Star", "Express Hermes" (ex: "Bari Express"), "Queen Kalliope" (ex: "Kamiros") and "Medina Star" (ex: "Saint Killian II")
Eleusis Bay full of ships, about in 2002.
In the photo we can see the bow of "La Palma" and the ships of MarLines "Crown M", "Duchess M", "Grace M", "Her Majesty M". The last two ships were bought by MarLines, but never travelled for her, as they ne
"La Palma" laid-up in Eleusis Bay in 2002. It is a period in which a great number of ships were also laid up there. This ship is a former french ship who firstly came in Greece with the flag of Kostas Efthimiathis and the name "Delphi".
"Margarita L" in Eleusis Bay, two years before the end. "Marianna 9" has already gone to a voyage without return and "Margarita L" prepares to do the same. Like Persefone who was seized by Pluto, god of the Underworld