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Phocine Arrives at Douglas

Photographs  John H. Luxton, Jenny Williamson & Allan Blackburn 2007

One of the Steam Packet's TT charter ships Cobelfret's PHOCINE (ex DART 3) arrived in Douglas Bay during the early evening of May 27. She remained at anchor overnight.

On the morning of Monday May 28 she was visited by the Laxey Towing Company's pilot vessel GIRL MARY. Once the pilot was on board she got underway, swung round and entered the harbour berthing at the Edward Pier Linkspan. Later on Monday she returned to the bay anchorage. She was joined on Tuesday by her sister vessel HOBURGEN of the Gotland Steamship Company

IMO number :8009064
Name of ship :PHOCINE
Call Sign :ZCDH2
Gross tonnage :9088
Type of ship :Ro-Ro Cargo Ship
Year of build :1984
Flag :Bermuda
Status of ship :In Service

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