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  1. St Columba

    St Columba

    Sealink (British Ferries) Built 1977 7.836 gross tons, Length 129.20 m x 21.20 m beam, speed 19.5 knots Capacity 2,241 passengers
  2. St Columba

    St Columba

    Sealink's St Columba at Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire on 10 July 1980. Redundant for many years, the buildings on the pier have recently been pulled down.
  3. ST COLUMBA

    ST COLUMBA

    Holyhead 1977 Duke of Lancaster to her left
  4. St Columba

    St Columba

    Sealink ferry St Columba entering Dun Laoghaire, probably in 1983.
  5. "Express Aphrodite" in Piraeus

    "Express Aphrodite" in Piraeus

    "Express Aphrodite" in Piraeus Port in 2005.
  6. The bow of Express Aphrodite

    The bow of Express Aphrodite

    The bow of Express Aphrodite. The photo was taken in 2005 in a route from Sifnos to Pireaus, via Milos Island.
  7. In Piraeus Port

    In Piraeus Port

    In the Port of Piraeus in 2005. Express Aphrodite and next to her is Express Poseidon (ex: Saint Patrick and Saint Colum 1). Both ships were travelling for Hellenic Sea Ways, but at that moment Express Poseidon was ready to sail fror scrap.
  8. Express Aphrodite in Syros Island (Greece)

    Express Aphrodite in Syros Island (Greece)

    A view of the sun deck in the aft of Express Aprhrodite. The photo was taken in Syros Island (Greece) in 1998, while the ship was travelling for Agapitos Express Ferries. Syros Island is the capital of Cyclades.
  9. Express Aphrodite is returning to Piraeus

    Express Aphrodite is returning to Piraeus

    Summer of 1999. Express Aphrodite is returning to Piraeus with the livery of Agapitos Express Ferries. She's the former St Columba (built in 1977). Now she has left Greece for Red Sea (as Masarrah for NAMMA LINES). The photo has been taken from the ferry Golden Vergina (the next Express Samina).
  10. Express Aphrodite outside Piraeus

    Express Aphrodite outside Piraeus

    Summer of 2002, outside Piraeus (Greece). She's the former St Columba (built in 1977). Now she has left Greece for Red Sea (as Masarrah for NAMMA LINES). The photo has been taken from the ferry Express Milos (the famous ex Vortiger).
  11. "Express Aphrodite" in Sifnos

    "Express Aphrodite" in Sifnos

    "Express Aphrodite" in Easter of 2005. The port of Sifnos is not very suitable for such a big ship (especially with south wind), but "Express Aphrodite" approved excellent in manoeuvring. In the day of the photo the weather was very good.
  12. "Express Aphrodite in Sifnos"

    "Express Aphrodite in Sifnos"

    The famous "Express Aphrodite" is approaching Sifnos Port in Easter of 2005. It's a pity that she left for Red Sea. The ex "St Columba", "Stena Hibernia" and "Stena Adventurer" is a real great ship.
  13. Express Aphrodite in Mykonos (Greece)

    Express Aphrodite in Mykonos (Greece)

    "Express Aphrodite" approaching Mykonos Island (Greece) in 1998. In the photo she has the livery of "Agapitos Express Ferries". She' s the former "St Columba".
  14. "Express Aphrodite" in Piraeus in snowfall

    "Express Aphrodite" in Piraeus in snowfall

    "Express Aphrodite" in Piraeus in snowfall in January of 2002. She's the former "St Columba" (built in 1977). Now she has left Greece for Red Sea (as "Masarrah" for "NAMMA LINES").
  15. "Naias II" - "Express Aphrodite" in Syros (Greece)

    "Naias II" - "Express Aphrodite" in Syros (Greece)

    About 10 years before (1998) in Syros Island (Greece): "Naias II (ex: "Comte de Nice", built in 1966) and "Express Aphrodite" (ex: "Columba, built in 1977).
  16. ST COLUMBA again

    ST COLUMBA again

    Bow shot of her in Yorkhill Basin in Glasgow when waiting for annual overhaul in 1979.
  17. ST COLUMBA

    ST COLUMBA

    Sealink Holyhead ferry taken in Glasgow in 1979 when waiting drydocking for annual overhaul.
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