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Strangely Familar(Read 85680 times)
Strangely Familar on: March 11, 2009, 12:18:53 AM
The following pictures are recent from www.shipspotting.com a site well worth a look , picture acreditation to come as they did'nt download with them and I'll have to re dig them out.
First up is the former Irish Ferries St Patrick II and one time Swansea Cork Ferries City Of Cork , in Canada.
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #1 on: March 11, 2009, 12:20:07 AM
Yes that is the former Irish Ferries Isle of Innisfree , currently on charter in New Zeland.
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #2 on: March 11, 2009, 12:23:03 AM
Another Cork regular the former Brittany Ferries Val De Loire in Norway I think.
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #3 on: March 11, 2009, 12:25:11 AM
The Nordlandica is an Identical sister to the proposed new Innisfallen.
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #4 on: March 11, 2009, 12:26:46 AM
Formerly a familar sight at Rosslare the former Stena Felicity.
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #5 on: March 11, 2009, 12:28:27 AM
This is a former identical sister of the former Irish Ferries St Killian II , before she was jumboised



Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #6 on: March 11, 2009, 12:30:13 AM
Speaking of the St Killian II , she did'nt fare too well , here she is waiting to be beached at Alang ship dismantlers in India in 2007.
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #7 on: March 11, 2009, 12:32:24 AM
And the ship whose premature sale caused so much trouble , the former Swansea Cork Ferries Supperferry



Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #8 on: March 11, 2009, 12:34:51 AM
And finally , a fimilar location , the former B&I line Munster in the late 70's , anyone want to guess where?
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #9 on: March 11, 2009, 01:08:01 AM
Nice collection! Any idea how old that photo of Vancier is? She is looking really good in it...

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And finally , a fimilar location , the former B&I line Munster in the late 70's , anyone want to guess where?

Liverpool Canal?
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Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #10 on: March 11, 2009, 01:12:23 AM
Liverpool? The Munster is making her way up the Lee along the Marina.



Re: Strangely Fimilar Reply #11 on: March 11, 2009, 01:14:27 AM
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Liverpool? The Munster is making her way up the Lee along the Marina.

Not even I know everything...



Re: Strangely Familar Reply #12 on: March 11, 2009, 04:09:06 PM
Here are a few more strangely familar vessels from the same site.
Next up the former Dublin - Liverpool Brave Merchant



Re: Strangely Familar Reply #13 on: March 11, 2009, 04:11:02 PM
The Cork built former B&I Connaght and later Brittany Ferries Duchesse Anne , a true Cork Classic.



Re: Strangely Familar Reply #14 on: March 11, 2009, 04:13:12 PM
And her identical sister the former B&I Leinster and later Irish Ferries Isle of Innismore and Isle of Innisturk , currently in Canada and working alongside the former St. Patrick II.