Irish Sea Vehicle Ferries - The First Eighty Years (Mainline & Maritime)

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An illustrated review of vehicle ferries operating across the Irish Sea over an eighty year period, from the first vehicle ferries to operate across the sea to the 21st century.

This book charts the development of the vehicle ferry, from the Princess Victoria, which was one of the first, through to the modern super-vessels which operate today.

Chapters include:

  • Early Days
  • The Car Ferry Era
  • The Early 1970s and the Northern European influence
  • 1986-1990: A Period of Stagnation
  • The Fast Ferry Fashion
  • The Millennium and into the 21st century

Each chapter is well illustrated with colour or black & white photographs of vessels which operated across the Irish Sea. 132 pages.

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