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Photographer:Allan RO [View profile]Title:HiberniaAdded:Jan 26, 2011
Captured:September 30, 1975IMO:5150111Hits:1,416
Location:Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
Photo Category: Ferries
built 1949 at Harland & Wolff Ltd., yd # 1367

sold to Agapitos Bros. in 1976, renamed Express Apollon, and laid up Piraeus. She was sold to Indian breakers and arrived Darukhana, 18:12:1980

photo : Dun Laoghaire, IRL, 30:09:1975
photo : Dr. Allan Ryszka-Onions 1975/2011
Vessel Identification
Name:Express Apollon
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passenger/cargo Ship
Gross tonnage:5,284 tons
Summer DWT:815 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1949
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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sendero on Aug 08, 2015 11:51 (3 years ago)
Spent the summer of 1976 on Hibernia as one of the Radio Officers - Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead. Sendero
Allan RO on Jan 27, 2011 16:01 (7 years ago)
Hi Justin

Managed to get this one on my first business trip to Ireland. Many others followed later but I never managed to get another ferry as most of my time was spent around Cork and the South West. I do have a colour pic of her which I must scan at some time

Justin Merrigan on Jan 26, 2011 21:21 (7 years ago)
A fine view of the Hibernia on the Departure Berth, loading for Holyhead in her penultimate year. The buildings on the pier were demolished last year having been erected in 1953 with a life span of 25 years.
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