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Name: CAMBRIDGE FERRY
Type: Train Ferry
Launched: 01/11/1963
Completed: 12/1963
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Ship Builders) Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 754
Dimensions: 1825dwt, 3294grt, 1111nrt, 403.0 x 61.4 x 12.1ft
Engines: 2 x Oil engines, 4SA, 7cyl (15 x 20ins), 3720bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees National Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 2 x Screws, 13.5knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 305493
History:
12/1963 British Railways Board, Harwich
1979 Sealink (UK) Ltd, Harwich
1992 Sincomar Malta Ltd, Valletta; renamed ITA UNO
1993 Renamed SIRIO
1998 Registered in Panama
23/05/2003 Broken up
Comments: 23/05/2003: Broken up at Aliaga by Huzur GS


Above: A stern unit is lowered into position. Photo is courtesy of the Roy Thornton collection
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Above photo is copyright of Jim Ashby

Above photo is copyright of Craig Antlet

Above photo is courtesy of Tim Webb

Above photo is copyright of Derek Sands

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Above photo is copyright of Brian Cleare

Above photo is copyright of Tim Webb

Above photo as ITA UNO is copyright of Frank Heine

Above photo as SIRIO is copyright of Aleksi Lindstrom

Above photo, showing SIRIO at Aliaga, is copyright of Selim San