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8658 GRT, loa 140m, 398 passengers She spent all of her active life as a ferry sailing for DFDS, a large Danish ferry company. When she came of age, she was occaisionally used as a cruise ship and was used to open up new ferry routes, the Amsterdam-Newcastle route being one of these. After an engine room fire in 1996 she was sold and her new owners planned to use her in the Caribbean as Mayan Empress. This never materialized however and she was laid up in Norway, slowly rusting away…. In 2003 she left lay up for the scrapyard.

21 photographs, made in 1992 during a ship visit in Amsterdam.