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Other Ferries in Calais & Misc Photos - 23 Feb 2011

PRIDE OF BURGUNDY - Arriving at Calais 11:15 and later alongside at 16:00
SEAFRANCE BERLIOZ - alongside at Calais and departing 11:20
PRIDE OF KENT - Arriving at Calais 11:50 and passing SPIRIT OF BRITAIN as we depart and she approaches Calais 16:20
PRIDE OF CANTERBURY alongside at Calais, DUNKERQUE SEAWAYS, EUROPEAN SEAWAY, SEAFRANCE NORD PAS-DE-CALAIS, SEAFRANCE RODIN and other vessels STX NOBLE, VEGA all in the mist, rain and murk at various points on the crossings.
Calais Beach, Seagulls & West Pier

 
PRIDE OF BURGUNDY - 23 Feb 2011
Feb 23, 2011

PRIDE OF BURGUNDY at Dover from aboard SPIRIT OF BRITAIN berthed alongside 08:05, arriving at Calais 11:15 [see also Calais 'Rush Hour' http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/ships/uk-shipspotting-2011/spirit-of-britain-d/calais-rush-hour-23/ ] and alongside at Calais 16:05 from aboard SPIRIT OF BRITAIN as we depart - 23 February 2011
PRIDE OF BURGUNDY 28138gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1993 United Kingdom
Movie clips http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVrXgOZZrBk and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99p3xdqf6Pw

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PRIDE OF KENT - 23 Feb 2011
Feb 23, 2011

PRIDE OF KENT approaching Calais harbour 11:50 and again at 16:20 as we pass by each other after departing Calais aboard SPIRIT OF BRITAIN 23 February 2011
PRIDE OF KENT 30635gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1992 United Kingdom
Also see her passing SPIRIT OF BRITAIN http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/ships/uk-shipspotting-2011/spirit-of-britain-d/2011-02-23-pok-sob/
and move clips; morning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpSmydlb5gM , afternoon http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvtLFV6iIy8

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SEAFRANCE BERLIOZ - 23 Feb 2011
Feb 23, 2011

SEAFRANCE BERLIOZ alongside at Calais 10:20 and departing 11:20; 23 February 2011
33940gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2005 France
Movie clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVrXgOZZrBk

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Calais Pilot Launch - 23 Feb 2011
Feb 23, 2011

I am not sure why SPIRIT OF BRITAIN still requires a pilot for Calais a month after commencing service, but one arrived and boarded off Calais and saw us away on departure too. Photos of the 'Pilote' launch FU 4856 and pilot boarding 23 February 2011
Also watch the movie clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozIoz_5D4ZU

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Other Ferries/Vessels in the Mist and Rain - 23 Feb 2011
Feb 23, 2011

PRIDE OF CANTERBURY alongside at Calais on our arrival 10:30 - 30635gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1991 United Kingdom
STX NOBLE 95047gt Bulk Carrier 2010 Panama
VEGA & very distant view of SF RODIN.
SEAFRANCE NORD PAS-DE-CALAIS 7264gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1987 France
EUROPEAN SEAWAY 22986gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1991 United Kingdom
DUNKERQUE SEAWAYS 35923gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 2005 United Kingdom
Movie clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvtLFV6iIy8
Murky Dover [can't see cliffs] with SEAFRANCE BERLIOZ in port
23 February 2011

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Calais Beach, Seagulls & West Pier - 23 Feb 2011
Feb 23, 2011

With the rain and the wind there were not many people about on the beaches or along the pier; not even any fishermen when I walked along to take photos of the ferries. A few photos here of the beach, seagulls and pier, form ashore and departing aboard SPIRIT OF BRITAIN 23 February 2011

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