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Photo Details
Photographer:Pedro Amaral [View profile]Title:Porto & OpalAdded:Oct 22, 2018
Captured:October 21, 2018IMO:6419057Hits:1,284
Location:Lisbon, Portugal
Photo Category: Tugs with Tow
Description:
Last voyage of cruise ship "Porto", from Lisbon to Aliaga
Towed by "Opal"
Vessel Identification
Name:Porto
IMO:6419057
Flag:Madeira
MMSI:255969000
Callsign:CQUU
Former name(s):
- Arion (Until 2013 May)
- Nautilus 2000 (Until 1999 Sep)
- Astra I (Until 1999 Aug)
- Astra (Until 1996 Nov)
- Istra (Until 1991)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Passengers Ship
Gross tonnage:5,888 tons
Summer DWT:1,640 tons

Additional Information
Class society:Rinave Portuguesa
Build year:1965
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
More Of This Ship
PORTO
© Pedro Amaral
ASTRA I
© eckhard uhrbrock
ARION
© Dennis Mortimer
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Photo Comments (6)

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DEREK SANDS on Oct 23, 2018 09:21 (24 days ago)
Well done Pedro, for capturing this sad event. What a shame I never got to cruise on her as planned in 2012.

brgds
Derek
Trygve Eriksen on Oct 23, 2018 09:21 (24 days ago)
Has her superstructure been rebuilt the last 20 years, looking at 20 years old pictures as ASTRA I?
Phil English on Oct 23, 2018 08:33 (24 days ago)
Great photo of a noteworthy event in this ship's history, but why in casualties category?

Brgds
Clive Harvey on Oct 22, 2018 21:58 (24 days ago)
Yes, very sad, especially when one remembers her welcome back to Lisbon some years ago when there was lots of optimism for the future of Portuscale Cruises. I don't think Porto operated a single cruise for them.
Tomas Østberg- Jacobsen on Oct 22, 2018 19:09 (24 days ago)
Incredibly sad sight....
Tomas
Pier Master on Oct 22, 2018 16:25 (24 days ago)
En-route to the breakers.
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