Smyril Lines ferry Smiryl docking in Torshavn, Faroe Islands, after a sailing from Suduroy.
Ship Type: Vehicles carrier
Year Built: 2005
Length x Breadth: 135 m X 22 m
Gross Tonnage: 12670, DeadWeight: 2652 t
Speed recorded (Max / Average): 21.7 / 19 knots
Flag: Faroe Is [FO]
As newbuilding on the slip in august 1966.
Launched january 1967.
Watch out for the funnel. Yellow with SL on white cirkel with narrow red bord. This marking was never used. It became black funnel with white, red and blue stripes.
The one behind ??
The ferry 'Smyril' is serving the route between Suduroy and Tórshavn. Built in Spain a few years ago. Have still some technical problems with the data-control system, that have led to dangerous situations. 28.11.2009 Tórshavn
The passenger vessel Smyril built on the Yard in Tórshavn 1968 (135 ft, 597 grt, 1400 hp MAK) for the route Tórshavn-Suduroy.
In 1975 R/N Dúgvan (when the danish ferry Morten Mols was bought and got the name Smyril). Later Dúgvan was sold to New Guinea.
Built in Ålborg, Denmark 1969 as MORTEN MOLS.
1975 sold to the Faroe Island r/n SMYRIL.
2005 r/n SMYRIL 1.
2005 sold for Sct, Lucia r/n SMYRILL.
2006 sailed Martinique - Guadeloupe
2008 sold to Cap Verde r/n ISALITA.
Look here: http://www.faktaomfartyg.se/morten_mols_1969.htn
The faroese ferry Smyril arriving at Bergen ca. 1981. She used to run the traffic between the Faroe Islands, Bergen, Scrabster and Seyðisfjørður (Iceland). There's a recent photo of her in the Ships Nostalgia gallery, where she's sold to the French West Indies, and her name is changed to Smyrill...