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Marine Atlantic's 'Marine Cruiser' at Sydney 1981
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No: 1860   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 1981   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Canada
Marine Atlantic's 'Marine Cruiser' at Sydney 1981

Marine Cruiser is shown here in Winter storage at Point Edward, Sydney Harbour, Cape Breton, NS. She is a charter vessel, possibly Norwegian? Note the crown on bow partially painted over. Any guesses as to real identity. Astern is 'Ambrose Shea' another Marine Atlantic ferry. Normally these ships ran between CapeBreton and Newfoundland.
Picture added on 18 April 2007
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New info: First of 10 names Princess of Tasmania, built Newcastle Australia 1959, to Marine Atlantic in 1975 sold 1984 renamed Majorca Rose, then seven more names until scrapped in 2005 after 46 years of service.

Added by Ken Watson on 19 April 2007.
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