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Photo Details
Photographer:Dieter Pots [View profile]Title:PENELOPEAdded:Sep 28, 2005
Captured:September 06, 2005IMO:7400261Hits:638
Location:Vathi, Greece
Photo Category: Ferries
Agoudimos Ferries' Penelope arriving at Vathy, Samos, next stops: Kalymnos and Kos, September 6th 2005. © Dieter Pots.
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Penelope (Until 2013 Jul)
- Penelope A (Until 2005 Jul)
- Rostock Link (Until 2000 Jan)
- Travemunde Link (Until 1992 Jan)
- European Gateway (Until 1983)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:11,435 tons
Summer DWT:3,949 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Lloyd´s Shipping Register
Build year:1975
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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Sebastiaan Toufekoulas on Sep 29, 2005 09:31 (12 years ago)
Ah, that's right, sorry!
Dieter Pots on Sep 29, 2005 08:49 (12 years ago)
Yes, and it was actually very interesting to see that the hull is of the same design. Probably the closest I'll ever be on that freighter class :-D
But the one in Jeddah was actually our Humber Way. Penelope is the former European Gateway which sank off Felixstowe after a collision with Speedlink Vanguard.

But I must tell she's very smoky :-o

Sebastiaan Toufekoulas on Sep 29, 2005 08:09 (12 years ago)
Hi Dieter,

Very nice pic of a ship we don't see much. It is just from the beginning of september that she serves domestic routes, before she served the Igoumenitsa-Corfu-Brindisi line. She is the sister ship of Gardenia and Begonia of Transeuropa Ferries. She was half sunk in Jedda in 1977, but was rebuilt and lengthened.


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