|Photographer:||Anton Heuff [View profile]||Title:||MARINA||Added:||May 17, 2008|
|The Croatian car ferry MARINA was witdrawne from service in 2006 under loud protests from the people of Losinj. Yes, I miss her too. See also her car deck and nice restaurant.
Last known particulars are 980 grt, 600 passengers, 40 cars. Built 1936 in Denmark for Swedish owners as KRONPRINSESSAN INGRID. Served the Göteborg (Sweden) - Frederikshavn (Denmark) route. Sold 1950, renamed CHRISOPHER POLHEM. Served the Swedish isle of Gotland. 1961 ro-ro ramps aft aded. Sold 1963, renamed MARINA. Served routes to the isle of Åland. 1969 heavily damaged in collision. Without repairs sold to Loinjska Plovidba, Yugoslavia. Not renamed. From 1971 served routes connecting the isles of Losinj and Silba with mainland Zadar and Pula. From 1974 once a week to Venice (Italy) during summer. From 2003 summer service switched to Koper (Slovenia). 2005 last season and laid-up. 2007 reported sold. Who knows more?
Pictured at Venice, 1984. Scanned from a colour slide (dia). Please credit Photo Fleet File Rotterdam when you save the scan to your computer.