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  • Ramsey Postcards - Ferries & Cruise Ships
    82 BALTAVIA 1965 ex Chantilly 83 BARONESS M 1967 Marlines ex Lion Portelet 84 DEVONIA 1939 British India 85 KAPITAN ALEXANDROS Agoudimos ex Doric Ferry 86 MEDIA II 1965 HML ex Viking III 87 UGANDA 1952 British India 88 VICOUNTESS M 1967 Marlines ex Normandy Ferries 89 BLACK PRINCE Fred Olsen as built 90 BOLERO Festival 91 DISCOVERY I Discovery ex Blenheim 92 FANTASY Carnival 93 KONINGIN BEATRIX Stena BV new colours 94 OCEAN MAJESTY Majestic ex Homeric 95 SCANDINAVIAN DAWN SeaEscape ex St George 96 SEAFRANCE CEZANNE SeaFrance ex Fiesta 97 SEAFRANCE MONET SeaFrance ex Versailles 98 SEAFRANCE RENOIR SeaFrance ex Cote D Azur 99 SPLENDOUR OF THE SEAS RCCL 100 STENA EMPEREUR Stena Line 101 STENA SEATRADER Stena BV new colours 102 SWITZERLAND Leisure Cr ex Port Sydney 103 TRITON Royal Olympic ex Cunard 104 VISION OF THE SEAS Royal Caribbean Cruises 105 AEGEAN I Delphin 106 APOLLON Direct Ex Empress of Canada 107 ALBATROS Happy Days ex Cunard 108 BEN MY CHREE New 1998 ship 109 EUROTRAVELLER Sally Direct 110 EXPRESS APHRODITE Agapitos ex St Columba 111 KRISTINA REGINA Kristina ex Bore 112 PANAGIA EKATONTAPOLIANAI Agapitos ex Hengist 113 PRINCESS DANAE Travelsphere ex Port Melbourne 114 ROMILDA GA Ferries ex FE VIII 115 SEAWING Airtours Sun ex Southward 116 STENA CAMBRIA P O Stena ex St Anselm 117 STENA SEARIDER Stena ex Finncarrier 118 AMSTERDAM Holland America Line 119 ARION Classic International 120 ARTEVELDE RMT 121 BEN MY CHREE IOMSPCo 122 CHANTILLY Sealink SNCF 123 COSTA ATLANTICA Costa 124 HOLYHEAD FERRY I Sealink 125 KING ORRY IOMSPCo 126 OCEAN MONARCH Shaw Savill 127 ODYSSEUS Royal Olympic 128 PRIMROSE TEF 129 ROYAL PRINCESS Princess Cruises 130 STENA BRITANNICA 2000 Stena 131 SUNDREAM Sun Cruises Airtours 132 TYNWALD IOMSPCo 133 ULSTER PRINCE P O Ferries Belfast SS 134 CONSTELLATION Celebrity Cruises 135 DISCOVERY Voyages of Discovery 136 DUCHESS OF SCANDINAVIA DFDS 137 EXPRESS APHRODITE Hellas Ferries 138 EXPRESS PENELOPE Hellas Ferries 139 GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS Royal Caribbean 140 INVICTA Sealink 141 MERIDIAN Celebrity Cruises 142 NORWEGIAN CROWN NCL 143 PRIDE OF CALAIS P O Ferries 144 PRINS HAMLET Prins Ferries 145 PRINS OBERON Prins Ferries 146 PRINSES PAOLA RMT 147 SEAFRANCE RODIN Seafrance 148 THE TOPAZ Thomson 149 VAN GOGH Travelscape charter Alphabetical List of Ramsey Postcards 49 AEGEON 1958 Apagitos Lines 105 AEGEAN I Delphin 66 AILSA PRINCESS 1971 Sealink 35 ALANDSFARJAN Viking Line ex Tiger P O 107 ALBATROS Happy Days ex Cunard 118 AMSTERDAM Holland America Line 67 ANGELINA LAURO 1939 Lauro 65 APHRODITE II 1967 Med Link Lines ex Europic F 106 APOLLON Direct Ex Empress of Canada 50 APPOLLO EXPRESS 1 Ventoris ex Hengist 81 ARIADNE 1967 Minoan ex Tor Hollandia 119 ARION Classic International 36 ARMORIQUE Brittany Ferries 120 ARTEVELDE RMT 37 AVALON Sealink 82 BALTAVIA 1965 ex Chantilly 1 BALTIC FERRY 1978 Townsend Thoresen 83 BARONESS M 1967 Marlines ex Lion Portelet 121 BEN MY CHREE IOMSPCo 1960s ship 108 BEN MY CHREE New 1998 ship 89 BLACK PRINCE Fred Olsen

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  • Trasmediterranea - Page 1 - Ferry Postcards and Photographs
    Infanta Beatriz Ciudad de Tarifa 1961 Ciudad de Teruel 1955 Ciudad de Valencia 1931 ex Infante Don Gonzalo Ernesto Anastasio 1955 Infanta Beatriz 1927 31 later Ciudad de Sevilla Infante Don Gonzalo 1930 31 later Ciudad de Valencia Infante Don Jaime 1929 31 later Ciudad de Barcelona Principe Alfonso 1928 31 later Ciudad de Palma Santa Maria de la Candelaria 1967 Santa Maria de la Paz 1967 Santa Maria de la Caridad 1967 Santa Maria de la Nieves 1967 Santa Maria del Pino 1967 Tiede 1925 31 Victoria 1951 Virgen de Africa 1951 Associated Pages Trasmediterránea Page 1 Passenger Ships This Page Trasmediterránea Page 2 Vehicle Ferries up to 1990 Trasmediterránea Page 3 Vehicle Ferries from 1990 Trasmediterránea Page 4 Fast Ferries Ferry Postcards Cruise Ship Postcards Ocean Liner Postcards Simplon Postcards Home Page Search This Website powered by FreeFind Table of Complete Ship Histories Name Other names Built Antonio Lazaro Logos II 1968 Villa de Agaete Floria Carmen del Mare 1970 Vincente Puchol Arkadia Arcadia Angelina Lauro 1968 Trasmed Fleet List Page 1 Tiede 1925 31 Teide was built in 1895 for North German Lloyd as Crefeld then went to Transatlantica in 1918 as Espana 4 before going to Trasmediterranea in 1925 Teide operated on the Fernando Po line She was wrecked in 1932 at Bata Spanish Guinea Tonnage was 3829grt Official postcard of Tiede Infanta Beatriz 1927 31 Ciudad de Sevilla 1931 65 Photograph of Ciudad de Sevilla Ciudad de Ibiza 1947 78 Ciudad de Ibiza was built as the Esbjerg for DFDS Harwich Esbjerg services in 1929 She hit a mine in 1945 and was sold to Trasmediterránea in 1947 and rebuilt for Mediterranean services She was withdrawn in 1978 Ciudad de Ibiza at Palma de Mallorca Postcard of Ciudad de Ibiza at Puerto de Mahon Ciudad de Ibiza at Puerto de Mahon enlarged view from the postcard above Principe Alfonso 1928 31 Ciudad de Palma 1931 Built in Italy in 1929 as Principe Alfonso and renamed Ciudad de Palma in 1931 Ciudad de Palma at Palma de Mallorca Ciudad de Palma at Palma de Mallorca Infante Don Jaime 1929 31 Ciudad de Barcelona 1931 36 Built in Italy in 1929 as Infante Don Jaime and renamed Ciudad de Barcelona in 1931 she was torpedoed and lost during the civil war in 1936 Official Trasmediterránea postcard of Infante Don Jaime Ciudad de Barcelona at Palma de Mallorca Infante Don Gonzalo 1930 31 Ciudad de Valencia 1931 Ciudad de Cadiz 1951 Ernesto Anastasio 1955 80 Ciudad de Cadiz 6514 grt 120m long 18 knots 200 passengers Ernesto Anastasio 7295 grt 120m long 18 knots 200 passengers Two fast passenger cargo ships built 1967 by Union Naval de Levante Valencia for services to the Canary Islands route Barcelona Malaga Cadiz Las Palmas Santa Cruz Ernesto Anastasio was wrecked off the Spanish coast on the 24th of April 1980 with no lives lost Ciudad de Cadiz at Barcelona Trasmediterránea postcard of Ciudad de Cadiz Photograph of Ciudad de Cadiz Trasmediterránea

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  • Trasmediterranea - Ferry Postcards and Photographs
    Trasmediterránea and put in service with a new subsidiary Royal Hispania as the Don Juan Official Trasmediterránea postcard of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Ciudad de Compostela 1967 1992 Albatros class 9977grt 130 64m long 11769kW 21 knots 1000 passengers 500 berths 100 cars Ciudad de Compostela was built in 1967 by Sociedad Espanola de Construccion Naval Bilbao for Trasmediterránea services from Spain to the Balearic Islands Ciudad de Compostela was the second of two Albatros Class ferries from these builders the other being Santa Cruz De Tenerife Two further sisters were built by Union Naval de Levante S A Valencia Juan March and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria The Albatros Class had berths for 500 passengers and carried 100 cars which were side loaded They could not carry freight vehicles which limited their use in later years The Albatros Class were the main Trasmediterránea ships on the Canaries and Balearic routes for about 10 years until the Tiburon Class and Canguro Class ferries arrived in the late 1970s They were then used on secondary routes as relief ships and to open new routes Ciudad de Compostela opened a new summer only route from 1982 from Sete Palma de Mallorca Ibiza Ciudad de Compostela was the last Albatros Class ship to leave the Trasmediterránea fleet since she acted as reserve ship for many years She was sold to Maltese owners in 1992 and served as European Star then Saray Star She caught fire and sank in June 1994 whilst on a voyage from Piraeus to Venice Official Trasmediterránea postcard of Ciudad de Compostela Official Trasmediterránea postcard of Ciudad de Compostela Postcard of Ciudad de Compostela foreground at Barcelona Vincente Puchol 1968 1987 4912grt 106 91m long 4590kW 17knots 600 passengers 400 berths Vincente Puchol was built in 1968 for Trasmediterránea ferry Her Trasmediterránea sistership was the Antonio Lazaro Bought by Attika Shipping in 1987 and renamed Arkadia Rebuilt as a cruise ship in 1989 and renamed Arcadia but soon chartered to StarLauro from 1989 91 and renamed Angelina Lauro II She has operated for Golden Sun as Arcadia on Mediterranean cruises since 1997 8 but is still listed as being owned by Attika I do not have a postcard as Vincente Puchol If you can help please email simplon simplon co uk Official Golden Sun Cruises postcard as the Arcadia Antonio Larazo 1968 1988 4912grt 106 91m long 4590kW 17knots 600 passengers 400 berths Built in 1968 by Union Naval de Levante S A Valencia as the Trasmediterránea ferry Antonio Lazaro Her Trasmediterránea sistership was the Vincente Puchol Antonio Lazaro served on the route Malaga Melilla and later Palma Valencia Alicante She was bought for use as a missionary ship in 1988 and renamed Logos II She has been less modified than her sistership Postcard of Antonio Lazaro Scan Reto Raeth Postcard of Antonio Lazaro An official postcard of Logos II Isla De Menorca 1971 1984 1492grt 78 9m long 4000hp 14knots 683 passengers 70 cars Isla de Menorca was built in 1961 by Schiedam Scheepswerf Holland as the Linda Scarlett for Skandinavisk Linietrafik A S J H J Jensen Tuborg Denmark She operated on their Landskrona Tuborg Havn route In 1962 the registered owner change to Linjebuss International AB Landskrona In 1971 Linda Scarlett was sold to Compania Trasmediterránea as the Isla de Menorca Isla de Menorca served in the Canary Isles and the Mediterranean until 1985 when she was sold for operations in Eastern Mediterranean waters as Anna Nissos Andros Marmari I and Tirana She was scrapped in 1999 I do not have a postcard as Isla de Menorca If you can help please email simplon simplon co uk Official Skandinavisk Linietrafik Scandinavian Ferry Lines postcard as Linda Scarlett J J Sister 1975 1994 Manuel Soto 1976 1992 Tiburón Class JJ Sister 9120grt 140 82m long 18173kW 22 knots 1080 passengers 747 berths 250 cars Manuel Soto 9120grt 140 82m long 19710kW 23 5 knots 1200 passengers 714 berths 320 cars JJ Sister and Manuel Soto were built in 1975 76 by Union Naval de Levante S A Valencia for Trasmediterránea services to the Canary Islands In 1985 JJ Sister inaugurated a short lived service from Genoa to Palma de Mallorca Malaga Cadiz and the Canary Islands In 1997 JJ Sister was sold to Moby Lines and renamed Moby Fantasy for Genoa Bastia and Livorno Olbia services In 1994 JJ Sister was chartered to Corona Line as Balanga Sister In 1997 JJ Sister followed her sister to Moby Lines and was renamed Moby Magic for Genoa Bastia and Livorno Olbia services On 11th September 2003 JJ Sister ran aground off Olbia Official Trasmediterránea postcard of JJ Sister in original colours Official Trasmediterránea postcard of JJ Sister in later colours Ciudad De La Laguna 1975 1999 Delfin Class 3514grt 101 6m long 8350hp 19 knots 1000 passengers 198 berths Ciudad de la Laguna was built as Botnia in 1967 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab Shipyard Helsinki She entered service with Oy Siljavarustamo Ab Siljarederiet on Silja Line services between Åbo Mariehamn Långnäs Stockholm Her sister was Floria later Villa De Agaete In 1970 Botnia was sold to Ångfartygs Ab Bore remaining on the same Silja Line services In 1975 Botnia was sold to Trasmediterránea and renamed Ciudad de la Laguna for Canary islands and Balearic Islands services In 1999 Ciudad de la Laguna was sold to Naviera Armas and renamed Volcan de Tenagua She was used for local cruises in the Canary islands from las Palmas De Gran Canaria ex Botnia of Silja Line now Volcan de Tenagua Villa de Agaete 1975 2002 Delfin Class 3514grt 101 6m long 8350hp 19 knots 1000 passengers 198 berths Floria was built in 1970 by Oy Wärtsilä Ab Helsinki for Finska Ångfartygs Ab FÅA Her sistership was the Botnia She served on the Silja Line routes Åbo Mariehamn Stockholm and Åbo Mariehamn Norrtälje In 1975 Floria and Botnia were sold to Trasmediterránea and renamed Villa De Agaete and Ciudad De La Laguna where

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  • Trasmediterranea - Ferry Postcards and Photographs
    of Gibraltar in Acciona colours Photo Ian Boyle 16th March 2008 Click to open larger image in new window Las Palmas De Gran Canaria in the Straits of Gibraltar in Acciona colours Photo Ian Boyle 16th March 2008 Click to open larger image in new window Las Palmas De Gran Canaria in the Straits of Gibraltar in Acciona colours Photo Ian Boyle 16th March 2008 Click to open larger image in new window Las Palmas De Gran Canaria in the Straits of Gibraltar in Acciona colours Photo Ian Boyle 16th March 2008 Click to open larger image in new window Las Palmas De Gran Canaria in the Straits of Gibraltar in Acciona colours Photo Ian Boyle 16th March 2008 Click to open larger image in new window Las Palmas De Gran Canaria in the Straits of Gibraltar in Acciona colours Photo Ian Boyle 16th March 2008 Click to open larger image in new window Stena Nautica 1996 on charter Nautica was built in 1986 by Nakskov Skipsværft A S as the Niels Klim of Danske Statsbaner DSB Her sistership was Peder Paars They operated on the Århus Kalundborg route of DSB but were not a success and were sold to Stena Line in 1990 for delivery in 1991 Niels Klim was renamed Stena Nautica and laid up in Svendborg In 1992 she was briefly chartered to B I Line followed by a return to DSB on old route Århus Kalundborg In March 1993 she returned to B I Line on longer term charter and was renamed Isle of Innisfree for their services Rosslare Pembroke Dock and Dun Laoghaire Holyhead In 1995 she was chartered to Stena subsidiary Lion Ferry as Lion King between Halmstad Grenå In 1996 she was renamed Lion King II reverting to Stena Nautica when the charter ended During summer 1997 Stena Nautica ran for Trasmediterránea between Algeciras Tangier before returning to Stena Line services Karlskrona Gdynia Halmstad Grenå then Varberg Grenå In 2001 Stena Nautica was rebuilt with extra vehicle decks passenger capacity reducing from 2000 to 833 Simplon Postcards release sp1233 of Stena Nautica Ciudad De Tanger 1998 2002 Isla De La Gomera 2002 2004 Built as the Ibn Battouta 2 in Vigo for LIMADET s Tanger Algeciras service Bougth bt Trasmediterranea in 1998 and renamed Ciudad De Tanger on the same service She was out of service for some time following a collision with the Ciudad De Ceuta on 17th July 2000 In March 2003 she was renamed Isla de la Gomera and transferred to the Los Christianos La Gomera and Los Christianos El Hierro services She was sold to Jadrolinija in June 2004 and renamed Zadar operating between Croatia and Italy Photograph of Ciudad De Tanger Photo Adolfo Ortigueira Gil Scan Fakta om Fartyg Photograph of Isla de la Gomera Photo Bernt Skjött Scan Fakta om Fartyg Ciudad De Algeciras 19 20 ex Bahia de Cadiz Ciudad De Malaga 1998 ex Julian Besteiro Superfast Andalucia 1999 Superfast Canarias 1999 20198grt 185m long Power

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  • Trasmediterranea - Page 4 - Fast Ferry Postcards and Photographs
    summer of 1987 a third route was added to Morro Jable Fuerteventura In 1991 two new Jetfoils were incorporated in the Canaries Princesa Dácil and Princesa Teguise that are currently still serving on the maritime shuttle between the two Canary capitals The following year these ships were equipped with sunken object detectors WDA high speed sonar technology For more than 20 years the Jetfoil has served to help the cohesion of the Canary Archipelago in a safe and speedy way The Jetfoil is the only ship capable of sailing at a sustained speed of 43 knots which means it always meets its timetable Trasmediterránea postcard of Princesa Dácil and Princesa Teguise Trasmediterránea postcard of Princesa Guayarmina Hydrofoils Marrajo 1989 Barracuda 1989 The fast Hydrofoils Marrajo and Barracuda were acquired in 1989 for a new Alicante Ibiza route Trasmediterránea postcard of Barracuda Trasmediterránea postcard of Marrajo and Barracuda Fast Monohull Ferries Albayzin 1995 on charter Albayzin was built in Spain for Buquebus in Argentina in 1994 In summer 1995 she operated between Spain and Majorca with Trasmediterránea In the summer of 1996 she was chartered to Larvik Line for a service between Larvik Skagen Official oversized Larvik Line postcard of Albayzin Alcantara 1995 95 20m long 28900hp 37 knots 534 590 passengers 76 cars 11 caravans The demand for fast ships increased and the fast ferries Alcántara and Almudaina built in the Bazán de San Fernando shipyards joined the company s fleet in 1995 1996 respectively initially to operate on the Algeciras Ceuta Tarragona Palma y Valencia Ibiza Palma routes These high speed vessels can transport vehicles and cater for Tourist Class and Club Class This ship is listed for sale in 2003 Trasmediterránea postcard of Alcantara Almudaina 1996 95 20m long 28900hp 37 knots 534 590 passengers 76 cars 11

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  • DFDS: Post War Ships 1974 - Ferry Postcards - Scandinavian Seaways - Danish Seaways©
    Line for use between Stockholm Mariehamn Åbo for which she was renamed Svea Corona 2 a name previously held by one of her sisters In June 1985 Dana Gloria returned to the Copenhagen Oslo route with DFDS In 1988 Dana Gloria was lengthened by 22 3m at Jos L Meyer Werft Papenburg Ems re appearing in service as the King of Scandinavia in February 1989 From June 1990 services also called at Helsingborg In 1994 King of Scandinavia was sold to Color Line and renamed Color Viking for service between Bergen Stavanger Newcastle In 1998 the route and ship were transferred to Fjord Line and was Color Viking was renamed Jupiter Complete history of Dana Gloria Official DFDS postcard of Dana Gloria Commercial postcard of Dana Gloria on the River Tyne Photograph of Dana Gloria on the River Tyne Photo Mike Tedstone September 1982 Official DFDS postcard of Dana Gloria in later colours TOR Britannia DFDS 1981 91 Prince of Scandinavia DFDS 1991 Prince of Scandinavia was built in 1975 as the TOR Britannia for the TOR Line routes from Felixstowe and Amsterdam to Gothenburg TOR Line services were acquired by DFDS in 1981 TOR Britannia was renamed Prince of Scandinavia in 1991 Complete history of Prince of Scandinavia DFDS Seaways official postcard of Tor Britannia in DFDS Tor Line colours DFDS Seaways official postcard of Tor Britannia in DFDS Seaways red black colours DFDS Seaways official postcard of Tor Britannia in DFDS Seaways blue white colours DFDS Seaways official postcard of Tor Britannia in DFDS Seaways blue white colours DFDS Seaways official postcard of Tor Britannia in DFDS Seaways blue white colours Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Prince of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Prince of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Prince of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Prince of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Prince of Scandinavia This is a DFDS Seaways official postcard of Prince of Scandinavia issued after the DFDS title was revived in 2000 Note the flared hull added to conform with latest stability requirements Tor Scandinavia DFDS 1981 91 Princess of Scandinavia 1 DFDS 1991 Princess of Scandinavia was built in 1976 as the TOR Scandinavia for the Tor Line routes from Felixstowe and Amsterdam to Gothenburg Tor Line services were acquired by DFDS in 1981 Initially the ex Tor ships carried the logo DFDS TOR LINE on their hulls as shown in the card below The ships were re registered in Denmark and soon began operating on traditional DFDS routes TOR Scandinavia was renamed Princess of Scandinavia in 1991 Complete history of Princess of Scandinavia DFDS Seaways official postcard of Tor Scandinavia in DFDS TOR LINE colours In 1983 Tor Scandinavia was chartered for use as a floating exhibition centre and was temporarily given the name World Wide Expo This postcard was issued by the charterers Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Tor Scandinavia in Scandinavian Seaways colours Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Tor Scandinavia in Scandinavian Seaways colours Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Princess of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Princess of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Princess of Scandinavia Scandinavian Seaways official postcard of Princess of Scandinavia This is a DFDS Seaways official postcard of Princess of Scandinavia issued after the DFDS title was revived in 2000 Note the flared hull to conform with latest stability requirements Scandinavia DFDS 1982 85 The Scandinavia was delivered in 1982 from Dubigeon Normandie in Nantes for DFDS subsidiary Scandinavian World Cruises She operated a cruise ferry service from New York to Freeport Bahamas which was not successful DFDS transferred her to their Oslo Copenhagen service briefly in 1984 but was sold on to Sundance Cruises in 1985 as the Stardancer she is currently the Viking Serenade of Royal Caribbean Complete history of Scandinavia This is a Duncan real photographic card of Scandinavia as delivered Official DFDS postcard of Scandinavia at Copenhagen when operating the overnight service to Oslo Simplon Postcards sp1046 of Scandinavia at Copenhagen when operating the overnight service to Oslo Photograph by Kenn Eilersen Venus DFDS charter Summers only 1982 84 In the early 1980s DFDS was expanding in the North Sea and for the summers of 1982 84 they operated Fred Olsen Bergen Line ferries Venus and sistership Jupiter under charter on Bergen Newcastle and Bergen Amsterdam routes However in 1985 the Bergen Newcastle service was operated by Bergen based Norway Line who chartered the Venus In 1986 the joint ownership agreement between Fred Olsen and Bergen Line came to an end Jupiter passed to Bergen Line and was soon sold to Norway Line Black Prince became wholly owned by Fred Olsen and was completely refitted as a full time cruise ship re entering service in 1987 She operated as one ship cruise line until 1996 when Fred Olsen added the Black Watch 3 Official DFDS postcard of the Venus Hamburg DFDS 1987 1997 Admiral of Scandinavia DFDS 1997 2003 Admiral of Scandinavia was built as Kronprins Harald in 1976 for Jahre Line s Oslo Kiel service She was acquired by DFDS in 1987 and renamed Hamburg replacing Prinz Hamlet on the Harwich Hamburg route In 1997 she was moved to routes from Newcastle and renamed Admiral of Scandinavia In 2001 she returned to the Harwich Hamburg route but was sold in 2003 This is a Scandinavian Seaways official postcard This is a DFDS Seaways official postcard Kissack postcard of Hamburg at Hamburg King of Scandinavia 1 DFDS 1989 94 In June 1985 Dana Gloria 3 returned to the Copenhagen Oslo route with DFDS In 1988 Dana Gloria was lengthened by 22 3m at Jos L Meyer Werft Papenburg Ems re appearing in service as the King of Scandinavia in February 1989 From June 1990 services also called at Helsingborg In 1994 King of Scandinavia was sold to Color Line and renamed Color Viking for service between Bergen Stavanger Newcastle Complete history of King of Scandinavia Official DFDS postcard of King of Scandinavia Official DFDS postcard

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  • Stockholms Rederi AB Svea Ferry Postcards
    postcard of Aeolus Rederi AB Svea postcard of Aeolus Rederi AB Svea postcard of Aeolus Rederi AB Svea postcard of Aeolus Birger Jarl 1 1909 51 Birger Jarl 1 was built in 1893 for Ångfartygs Södra Sverige sailing between Stockholm and Göteborg until 1914 She was acquired by Rederi AB Svea in 1909 retaining her name Birger Jarl 1 was broken up in 1951 Rederi AB Svea postcard of Birger Jarl 1 Konung Oscar 1909 47 Konung Oscar was built in 1875 for Ångfartygs Södra Sverige She was acquired by Rederi AB Svea in 1909 retaining her name Konung Oscar was sold in 1947 and renamed San Spyridos Rederi AB Svea postcard of Konung Oscar Odin 1909 45 Odin was built as the Norra Finland for Torneå Ångfartygs Ab in 1885 and was acquired by Finska Ångfartygs Ab in 1892 retaining her name She sailed mainly on the Finnish coast line to St Petersburg and to Stettin via Tallinn In 1909 Odin was s was sold to Stockholms Rederi AB Svea and renamed Odin In 1945 Odin was sold to Det Stavangerske DS and renamed Ryfylke She was scrapped in 1851 Rederi AB Svea postcard of Odin Scan Mikael Blomberg Södra Sverige 1909 46 Södra Sverige was built in 1871 for Ångfartygs Södra Sverige She was acquired by Rederi AB Svea in 1909 retaining her name Södra Sverige was sold in 1946 becoming the San Demitro and then the Latrun Latrun was broken up in 1949 in Haifa Rederi AB Svea postcard of Södra Sverige Rederi AB Svea postcard of Södra Sverige Vesternorrland 1912 39 Vesternorrland was built in Stockholm in 1867 for Vesternorrlands Ångbåtsbolag Sundsvall She passed through three other Swedish owners until purchase by Rederi AB Svea in 1912 She was sold for scrap in Germany in 1939 Rederi AB Svea postcard of Vesternorrland Scan Mikael Blomberg Vesterbotten 1912 20 1934 40 Borgholm 1920 34 Vesterbotten was built as the Finland for Finland SS Co in 1876 She became Söderhamn in 1898 and Vesterbotten in 1910 and was acquired by Rederi AB Svea under this name in 1912 Between 1920 34 she was renamed Borgholm thereafter returning to previous name Withdrawn in 1940 she later carried the name San Basilio and was not broken up in England until 1951 Rederi AB Svea postcard of Vesterbotten Scan Mikael Blomberg Rederi AB Svea postcard of Vesterbotten Rederi AB Svea postcard of Borgholm Heimdall 1915 57 Heimdall was built for Rederi AB Svea in 1915 and served with them until 1957 when she was sold to Oy Siljavarustamo and renamed Silja She was later sold to M Rauanheimo Oy Finland and renamed Coccolita She was broken up in 1970 in Finland Rederi AB Svea postcard of Heimdall Rederi AB Svea postcard of Heimdall Rederi AB Svea postcard of Heimdall Rederi AB Svea postcard of Heimdall Rederi AB Svea postcard of Heimdall Vineta 1916 18 Vineta was built in 1913 for Ångfartygs AB Gotland and sold in 1916 to Rederi AB Svea

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  • Royal Majesty - Norwegian Majesty - Cruise Ship Postcards
    was originally ordered by Birka Line for their 24hour cruises out of Stockholm Following the bankruptcy of builders Wartsila the contract was resold to Majesty Cruise Line and the vessel was completed as Caribbean cruise ship Royal Majesty in 1992 she initially worked three and four night cruises out of Florida but in 1995 opened a new summer Boston Bermuda route terminating at St George s rather than the usual Hamilton in Bermuda Royal Majesty returned to Florida in the winter In June 1995 she ran aground on Rose and Crown shoal of Nantucket Island due to a combination of faulty GPS and inadequate watch being maintained Royal Majesty was 17 miles off course She remained aground for 24 hours before tugs towed her off In September 1995 Royal Majesty took part in a Titanic expedition and spent 5 days at the wreck site Many survivors were on board to witness the raising of part of Titanic as well as many salvaged pieces from the debris field were onboard In 1997 Royal Majesty was sold to NCL being renamed Norwegian Majesty and soon received a similar lengthening to Norwegian Wind Dream Pre launch art postcard of Royal Majesty Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Enlarged image from the card above Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Printed by Associated Printing Productions Inc Scan Kevin Clarke Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Printed by Associated Printing Productions Inc Scan Kevin Clarke Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty Official Majesty Cruise Lines postcard of Royal Majesty CT Publishing postcard of Royal Majesty Norwegian Majesty NCL 1997 Norwegian Majesty was originally ordered by Birka Line for their 24hour cruises out of Stockholm Following the bankruptcy of builders

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