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Remembering the Last Empress
Canadian Pacific were able to resume transatlantic sailings after the end of World War II as early as 1946 with the ‘combi’ ships Beaverburn and Beaverford and then the refitted Empress of Canada (ex-Duchess of Richmond), Empress of France (ex-Duches
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Ex-duc De Normandie Sails On Into A Fifth Decade
Brittany Ferries added the former SMZ Hook of Holland-Harwich vessel Prinses Beatrix (1978/9,356gt) to their line-up in 1986. The 1,500-passenger/320-car vessel was put through a major refit in Rotterdam before first crossings from Portsmouth to Caen
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Frigate Off To Scrapyard
Norscrap West has won a contract from the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (Forsvarsmateriell) to recycle the wrecked frigate Helge Ingstad. The NOK 60 million (US$7 million) cost of scrapping will be mitigated by revenue generated from the sale of