ROYAL IRIS - IMO 7032997
|Photographer:||Phil English [View profile]||Title:||ROYAL IRIS||Added:||Jul 05, 2005|
||Cruise Ships built 1971-1980|
|Seen in the channel between Zakynthos and mainland Greece 20/6/07.
9,159 gt, built 1971, Cnaht. Dubigeon as "Eagle" for P&O Ferries.
A familiar twin-funnelled profile which, at first, I couldn't place. However, thanks to Lucas, she is the "Royal Iris", perhaps better known as Chandris's (and later Festival Cruises) "The Azur" and for those with longer memories, P&O Ferries' "Eagle".
|Vessel type:||Passengers Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||9,159 tons|
|Summer DWT:||2,085 tons|
|Last known position:|
|43°44’23.09” N, 38°0’30.86” E|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|13.4kts, 99° (97°)|
|Arrival:||12th Aug 2018|
|5 hours 19 minutes ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 August 12th, 08:00:49 UTC||Novorossiysk(russia|
|2018 August 8th, 18:00:31 UTC||Novorossiysk(russia)|
|2017 October 9th, 03:30:40 UTC||Novorossiysk(russia)|
|2017 October 4th, 03:30:59 UTC||Yalta (russia)|
|2017 September 25th, 20:30:57 UTC||Sochi (russia)|
|2017 September 25th, 03:30:59 UTC||Novorossiysk(russia)|
|2017 September 16th, 03:30:47 UTC||Sochi (russia)|
|2017 September 12th, 03:30:10 UTC||Yalta (russia)|
|2017 September 4th, 03:30:12 UTC||Novorossiysk(russia)|
|2017 August 12th, 03:30:46 UTC||Sochi (russia)||
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I must be getting old, I can remember her sailing out of Southampton as the EAGLE for Normandy Ferries. I put off doing a run on her and they shut the route down :-(
Thanks Lucas. I knew I recognized her and of course much better known as "The Azur".
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Hello Phil, the ship you have photographed is thee Royal Iris.
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