Harwich Ships

Posted in Site Updates on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The Fascinating History of the links between Harwich and the Continent, On the Harwich Ships Facebook page you can keep updated with some of the ships or today known as ferries which served the various routes from Parkeston Quay to the Continent.

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2 weeks ago
On this day in Harwich Dovercourt and Parkeston

On 11th May 1987 the luxury ferry Earl William arrived at the train ferry terminal .The vessel had been chartered by the home office as a temporary accommodation for asylum seekers to alleviate ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Other Shipping Lines

Arco Thames (1974)

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3 weeks ago
DFDS

Mv Stafford
9th June 1967 m.v Stafford arrived at Parkeston Quay for the first time, 2,602 tons ro-ro freight ferry with space for 113 trailers Over 2 decks. Passenger accommodation was limited to 12 ... See more

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3 weeks ago
On board Ship

Amsterdam III
May 29th 1950. With sirens hooting a welcome from ships large and small in Harwich harbour and at Parkeston Quay the new British Railway’s vessel Amsterdam sailed majestically into ... See more

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1 month ago
Raymond

Came across this picture of the Koningin Juliana.
Apologies if this has been posted before.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/shipbreaking/permalink/10157150326083943/

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1 month ago
DFDS

Stafford (1972)
Built. 1967 (IMO 6708252)
Yard. Helsingør Skibsvaerft & Maskinbyggeri
Class of Ship. RO/RO cargo vessel
Operator. DFDS 1967-1984
Route. Harwich-Esbjerg
Length. 111.60 m
Gross ... See more

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1 month ago
R.M.T

Which of the RMT ships is this ?
Harwich 1973

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1 month ago

Can you Help ?
I was wondering if you would be able to help me! I have bought some old photographs that are roughly dated 1918 as it says on the postal address.

This one I am attaching is from a ... See more

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1 month ago
Other Shipping Lines

Lohengrin
Built. 1958 (IMO) 5210662
Yard. Roladwerft, Bremen
Class of Ship. Cargo ship
Length. 66.7
Gross Tonnage. 1070
Status. Scrapped 1989

Launched as Hermann Meyer-Gerhards (1958) Lohengrin ... See more

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1 month ago
Fred Olson Lines

Bolero (1973)
Built. 1972 (IMO 7221433)
Yard. Dubigeon-Normandie S.A. Prairie au doc, Nantes
Route. Harwich- Kristiansand/Hamburg/Bremerhaven
Length. 141,46 m
Gross Tonnage. 11,344
Passengers. ... See more

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