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Finnish ferry 'Ilmatar' of 1964
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No: 22945   Contributor: David T. Jackson   Year: 1969   Manufacturer: Oy Wärtsilä Ab, Åbo, Finland   Country: Sweden
Finnish ferry 'Ilmatar' of 1964

Finnish passenger ship "Ilmatar" (7,155 tons gross, capacity 1,200 passengers & 80 cars, built 1964 by Wärtsilä Kon. Sandvikens Skepps., Helsinki), owned by Finska Angfartgs A/B (Finland Steamship Co.) at Stockholm in May 1969. She was converted for cruising in 1979 & in 1980 she was sold to D/S Vesteraalens A/S of Norway without a change of name but re-registered in Norway. In 1984 she was sold to Grundstad Maritime Overseas & renamed "Viking Princess" (operators: Crown Cruise Line) under the Panamanian flag & was laid up in 1995. In 1997 she was sold to Palm Beach Casino Line & renamed "Palm Beach Princess". She ended up under the Bolivian flag & was scrapped in 2011.
Picture added on 06 October 2013 at 08:58
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This vessel is anchored at Santo Domingo waiting for scrapping, some legal problems are solving prior to work, many ítems are removed, many photos are available later

Added by Mario Perez on 12 October 2013.
Where are the annouced "many photos" ???

Added by Wolfgang Gosselke on 03 December 2013.
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