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Photographer:emdee [View profile]Title:BRAEMARAdded:Feb 10, 2020
Captured:IMO:5050074Hits:567
Location:Tyne, United Kingdom
Photo Category: Ferries
Description:
Designed for North Sea services between Norway and England BRAEMAR and her sister ship BLENHEIM (IMO 5046334) were built for Norwegian owners A/S Ganger Rolf (Fred Olsen Line)
The ship's hulls were built in the UK at Southampton by John I Thorneycroft & Sons., on completion they were towed to Oslo to be fitted out and engined by Akers Mekaniske Verksted.
BRAEMAR began her career in 1952 running between Oslo and the Tyne, a route she served until 1975, at which time she was replaced by the car ferry BORGEN. When withdrawn she had become the last traditional North Sea passenger-only vessel in service.
Sold in 1975 to Dashwood Finance Ltd. of Manila who had her converted to a floating casino and moored in Manila Bay, renamed PHILIPPINE TOURIST.
Gutted by fire in 1980 she was subsequently scrapped.

Photographed at North Shields departing the Tyne 06/06/62

Image copyright emdee 2020
Vessel Identification
Name:The Philippine Tourist
IMO:5050074
Technical Data
Vessel type:General Cargo
Gross tonnage:4,776 tons
Summer DWT:1,544 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1953
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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volker1948 on Feb 11, 2020 09:05 (10 days ago)
Well done!!
Clive Harvey on Feb 11, 2020 08:51 (10 days ago)
Great picture of this most elegantly-styled ferry.
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