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Photographer:Ken Smith [View profile]Title:PRINZ OBERONAdded:Mar 13, 2006
Photo Category: Ferries
PRINZ OBERON 7,500-1970 2nd Post
Prinz Ferries
Outbound from Parkeston Quay in the 1980s
Vessel Identification
Name:Ambassador Ii
Former name(s):
- Ambassador (Until 1994 Mar)
- Munster (Until 1993 May)
- Cruise Muhibah (Until 1989 Dec)
- Nordic Sun (Until 1986)
- Prinz Oberon (Until 1984)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:11,940 tons
Summer DWT:1,778 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Nassau
Build year:1970
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (6)

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skiandu on Feb 16, 2014 12:52 (4 years ago)
My mother and step dad were the resident musicians on board whilst she sailed from Harwich - Bremerhaven as prinz ferries, and even when she changed hands to DFDS. so during school holidays this was my home! I still have one of her life rings, in orange with her name on it! If anyone reading this has any photos of the interior at that time I would be grateful, specifically of the band :)

full history here
Tim Vogel on Mar 15, 2006 13:35 (12 years ago)
Hi Ken,

also from my side many thanks for the picture. Although I have never seen her in "the days" I love to see rare pictures of old ferries!

Please show us more - if possible a little bit larger.

Ken Smith on Mar 13, 2006 14:52 (12 years ago)
Thanks Derek, a smart looking ship.

Regards Ken
Ken Smith on Mar 13, 2006 14:49 (12 years ago)
Hi Holger,
Thanks for your comment, as you say those were the days, she looks to be a fine ship.

Regards Ken
Holger Jaschob on Mar 13, 2006 10:40 (12 years ago)
Hi Ken!

Those were the days... I often made trips from Bremerhaven to Harwich with this fine vessel. Unfortunately they changed the route from Bremerhaven to Hamburg although the route was profitable for the owners. Almost three years ago the route changed from Hamburg to Cuxhaven. Last year the line was closed...

DEREK SANDS on Mar 13, 2006 10:12 (12 years ago)
Nice one Ken
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