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Norman Trader Passes New Brighton

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2011

Daybreak Shipping's NORMAN TRADER seen from New Brighton Promenade on the afternoon of April 13, 2011, operating the morning P&O sailing from Dublin. She is on charter to P&O to provide refit cover on the Liverpool - Dublin route and operating the route alongside another "racehorse" class vessel EUROPEAN ENDEAVOUR - ex MIDNIGHT MERCHANT. NORMAN TRADER is the former DAWN MERCHANT of Merchant Ferries. During her somewhat varied career after leaving the Irish Sea NORMAN TRADER has carried the names EUROPAX APPIA, PAU CASELS, AVE LUBECK, T - REX. She became NORMAN TRADER in 2010 when chartered to Louis Dreyfus Lines. 


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