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Photo Details
Photographer:Phil English [View profile]Title:BALTIC FERRYAdded:May 08, 2005
Photo Category: RO/RO
Felixstowe 13/6/81
Vessel Identification
Former name(s):
- Diplomat (Until 2011 Apr)
- European Diplomat (Until 2005 Jan)
- Pride Of Suffolk (Until 2001 Oct)
- Baltic Ferry (Until 1992 Feb)
- Finnrose (Until 1980)
- Stena Transporter (Until 1979)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro Cargo
Gross tonnage:16,776 tons
Summer DWT:5,455 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1978
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (3)

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esima001 on May 09, 2005 03:04 (11 years ago)
Actually those flotter are place on old ferry, Ro/Ro ship to improve their stability. Those side tank help to reduce free water effect that can occur if the ship hit something.
Lanaud on May 09, 2005 02:03 (11 years ago)
New design? Do these floaters help in stability?
John Jones on May 08, 2005 22:10 (11 years ago)
'Cracking shot Gromit'.
I love the way they've had to put bouyancy aids on the side to stop it rolling too much :lol:
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