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The passenger ferry Ailsa Princess off Stranraer.

The passenger ferry Ailsa Princess off Stranraer.
The passenger ferry Ailsa Princess off Stranraer.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Description: The passenger ferry 'Ailsa Princess' sailing from Stranraer to Northern Island. She is typical of the passenger RO-ROs - meaning 'roll on, roll off'. These have a large car deck instead of a cargo hold, and the vehicles drive on and off through a door in the bow or rear.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1980
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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