Norking - Finland

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The 1980-built, 11,400-dwt, 17,884-grt, roll on / roll off vehicle carrier Norking is seen in the first photograph while she was underway on April 2nd, 1993 for North Sea Ferries. In the second picture she is seen while underway several years later during June of 1996.

She was built in Rauma, Finland by Rauma-Repola Oy for the Bore Line as Bore King. In October of 1991 she was purchased by North Sea Ferries and renamed Norking. Since January of 1993 she has operated for P&O North Sea Ferries BV and when this picture was added to the archives in September of 2002 she was still listed as operational under the name Norking.

Information courtesy Marine News (The World Ship Society), Lloyds Registers and the Fairplay Internet Ship Register

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