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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: Oil engines, 4SA, 2 x 7cyl (15 x 20ins), 3720bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees National Ltd, Stockport
Propulsion: 2 x Screws
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 photo copyright of Craig Antlet

Above photo courtesy of Tim Webb