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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4 weeks ago
London North Eastern Railway

Duke of Lancaster
Navigfating stern first, Harwich. 21.5.1950

assume correct
was commissioned with two other ships, RMS Duke of Argyll and RMS Duke of Rothesay.

Built at William Denny and ... See more

1 month ago
On this day in Harwich Dovercourt and Parkeston

On This Day. 10/6/1983
Huge crowds lined Harwich quay to welcome the new addition to the Sealink Fleet. m.v. St Nicholas steered into harbour ablaze with lights. The massive vessel steamed up river ... See more

1 month ago
On this day in Harwich Dovercourt and Parkeston

On this day 1968.
Sea Freightliner 2 Arrives Parkeston Quay. the first year of operation 21,000 containers were shipped to Zeebrugge, with both vessels each doing a daily Harwich-Zeebrugge return ... See more

2 months 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

2 months ago
Other Shipping Lines

Arco Thames (1974)

2 months ago

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

2 months 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

2 months ago

Came across this picture of the Koningin Juliana.
Apologies if this has been posted before.

2 months ago

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

2 months ago

Which of the RMT ships is this ?
Harwich 1973

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