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Snaefell -The Cat With Nine Lives Returns

Photographs  Ian Collard 2008

IMO number :8900012
Name of ship :SNAEFELL
Call Sign :MWDK7
Gross tonnage :3003
Type of ship :Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship
Year of build :1991
Flag :United Kingdom
Status of ship :In Service

SNAEFELL (ex HOVERSPEED FRANCE, SARDEGNA EXPRESS, SEACAT BOULOGNE, SEACAT ISLE OF MAN, SEACAT NORGE, SEACAT ISLE OF MAN / SEA EXPRESS I) made her debut  after extensive repairs  on April 23, 2008 over 14 months after colliding, in fog, with the cargo ship ALASKA RAINBOW.

After departing Birkenhead Docks she crossed to Prince's Landing Stage where she remaining until around 15:45 when she departed for sea trials with a return to Liverpool showing on AIS at 22:00.

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