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Photo Details
Photographer:Johannes Schoen [View profile]Title:ISCHIAAdded:Sep 11, 2006
Captured:August 18, 2006IMO:5301409Hits:663
Photo Category: Ferries
Outbound Casamicciola on 18.8.06
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Royal Sovereign (Until 1967)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:996 tons
Summer DWT:454 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1948
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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David Ford on Sep 12, 2006 06:04 (12 years ago)
A nice photo of an intersting old-timer.
Built 1948 for the General Steam Navigation Co as the excursion ship 'Royal Sovereign'.
Sold 1967 to Townsend Thoresen and converted into a car ferry and renamed 'Autocarrier'.
Sold 1973 to Italian owners and renamed 'Ischia'. I think she has had more than one owner without further change of name: in the 1990/91 'LR' her owner is given as Umberto Patalano, but Equasis now shows Medmar Navi SpA.

David Ford
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