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SuperSeaCat II Returns- 2003 & 2004

Photographs  2003 - 2004

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Being prepared for service at West LangtonBerthing Trials at Prince's Landing Stage
With a less than reliable DIAMANT maintaining the Liverpool - Dublin service SUPERSEACAT TWO eventually arrived and berthed at West Langton where she was prepared for service after a lengthy lay-up at Portsmouth. On the March 23, 2004 she undertook berthing trails at Princes Landing Stage.
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Scenes around Dublin
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In 2004 SSC2 returned to Liverpool - Dublin in full IoMSPCo livery which included fleet names for the first time. However, some one didn't quite get the black bands painted on the port funnel correctly.


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