ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ST. SUNNIVA (CONVERSION)
Construction
STEEL
Type
FERRY
Date
1987
Official Number
388170
Description
Yard Number: 997

RoRo Cargo Ferry, bow door/ramp and stern door/ramp

1972: Built by Helsingor, Skibsvaerft, Demark, as DJURSLAND for Jydsk Faergefart.

28/06/1972: Launched.

30/10/1972: Delivered to owners.

03/11/1972: Entered service.

1974: Owners Juelsminde Kalunborg Line, renamed LASSE II.

1979: Owners P&O Ferries (Normandy Ferries), renamed NF PANTHER, the NF was later dropped. Operating Dover - Boulogne service.

27/01/1980: Delivered to P&O after rebuilt by Caillard S.A., Le Havre

1985: Bought/Owned by Townsend Thoresen. Retired 06/1986 and laid up at Chatham.

1986: Owners P&O Ferries.

28/09/1986: To Hall Russell for conversion, , costing over £6 million.

Friday 27/03/1987: Official Naming ceremony as ST. SUNNIVA.

29/06/1983: Engine failure caused grounding at Stromness and slight hull damage.

09/2002: Operated by P&O Scottish Ferries, for service between Aberdeen, Orkney and Shetland until September 2002, when NorthLink Ferries took over the routes and introduced their own newly-built vessels.

10/2002: Owners Al Thuraya Marine Services LLC, Dubai, renamed FAYE.

06 to 24/12/2002: Refitted at Piraeus.

26/02/2005: Arrived Alang, India for scrapping. http://www.doverferryphotosforums.co.uk/wordpress/mv-panther-past-and-present/

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 94' x breadth 18' x depth 11'
tonnage 4211 ton

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