EUROPEAN GATEWAY - IMO 7400261
|Photographer:||Wolfgang Fricke [View profile]||Title:||EUROPEAN GATEWAY||Added:||Jun 19, 2020|
|Captured:||August 01, 1979||IMO:||7400261||Hits:||94|
|Length over all 117.76 m (before lengthening in 1980); breadth 20.27 m; 132 passengers;
built in 1975 by Schichau Unterweser Werft in Bremerhaven for Monarch SS Co Ltd., London (Townsend Car Ferries) for ferry service between Felixtowe and Rotterdam; on 19. Dezember 1982 collision with SPEEDLINK VANGUARD near Harwich, leading to capsizing and sinking of the ship with six fatalities; the ship was salvaged and repaired, becoming FLAVIA in 1983 and sailed under different names and owners until 2013;
photo scanned from color slide;
|Vessel type:||Ro-ro/passenger Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||11,435 tons|
|Summer DWT:||3,949 tons|
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