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Photographer:dirk septer [View profile]Title:NORTHERN ADVENTUREAdded:Oct 03, 2021
Captured:October 02, 2021IMO:9257735Hits:47
Location:Campbell River, Canada
Photo Category: Ferries
south (Deas Dock) bound off Quadra Island, BC; October 2, 2021;

note: though vessel still shows the life boat/tender davits,
the life boats have been gone for a few years in favour of
life rafts; the rescue boats are still there;
compare my photograph taken in same location in September 2014:

purchased used in 2006 for $50.6 million;
spent another $9.0 Million to get it seaworthy for move to BC;
spent yet another $9.0 Million at Victoria Shipyards for refit;
total cost, inc. taxes and cost of ferrying it to Canada
amounted to about $100 million;

NorAd, aka the Vomit Comet, Queen of Portholes or Northern Misadventure,
dubbed by passengers on her northern Prince Rupert-Skidegate route;
Vessel Identification
Name:Northern Adventure
Former name(s):
- Sonia (Until 2007 Feb)
- Sonia X (Until 2006 Nov)
- Sonia (Until 2006 Jul)
- Adamantios Korais (Until 2004 Jul)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:9,844 tons
Summer DWT:1,640 tons
Length:118 m
Beam:20 m
Draught:4.7 m

Additional Information
Home port:Victoria
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:2004
AIS Information
Last known position:
49°7’28.54” N, 123°5’8.21” W
Speed, course (heading):
0kts, 199° (239°)
Location:Deas Dock Richmond
Arrival:2nd Oct 2021
23:30:13 UTC
Last update:
24 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 15th, 22:30:48 UTCDeas Dock
2018 September 10th, 05:00:16 UTCPr Hbr
2018 September 8th, 12:00:01 UTCPrince Rupert
2018 September 6th, 05:00:53 UTCPr Hr
2018 September 5th, 00:00:43 UTCSkidegate
2018 August 31st, 12:00:40 UTCPrince Rupert
2018 August 26th, 00:00:15 UTCSkidgate
2018 August 24th, 00:30:39 UTCSkidegate
2018 August 23rd, 15:00:47 UTCPrince Rupert
2018 August 19th, 00:00:15 UTCSkidegate
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