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quite choppy for King Orry
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No: 1388   Contributor: Marcel Gommers   Year: 2007   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Isle of Man
quite choppy for King Orry

Isle of Man boat King Orry crossing the Irish Sea from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man.



Photo copyright and courtesy of Noel Howarth
Picture added on 19 March 2007
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OH what a picture from what was it taken, and when?

Added by Andrew Wright on 19 March 2007.
It's not King Orry. It's earlier either the Manx Maid II or the Ben my Chree V the first two side loading car ferries the Steam Packet owned.

Added by Stewart Christian on 20 August 2007.
Just checked it's the Ben my Chree V

Added by Stewart Christian on 21 August 2007.
These 'short-sea' voyages can be very taxing indeed for crew and passenger alike, but I suppose that's what the vessels were designed for.

Added by David Forbes on 22 March 2009.
This is not the King Orry but the ben my Chree. The last King Orry was a passenger Ship and not a car ferry

Added by Geoff duggan on 14 December 2012.
Just like to amend my last comment. The last king Orry was in fact a car ferry but previous to the Manx Maid & Ben it was a passenfer Ship. It was the first of a fleet of six with similar designs, the last of which was the Manxman.
Does anyone have an update on her fate(Manxman)

Added by Geoff duggan on 14 December 2012.
She languished at Sunderland for long enough and I think is possibly away to breakers.

Added by Paul Strathdee on 17 December 2012.
Great Shame. Thanks for the info

Added by Geoff Duggan on 17 December 2012.
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