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CARISBROOKE CASTLE (1959b, Red Funnel)~b

postcard, 5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm

Product information

postcard by Dixon-Lotus, no. LI/7796/I.W., 

not posted, minor faults, 

5.5" x 3.5", 140mm x 90mm (approx)

our ref: SRZ638

pictured at Cowes and picture shows her after the boat deck was extended to the stern in the early 1960s

CARISBROOKE CASTLE (Red Funnel Steamers)

Made her maiden voyage for Red Funnel in 1959 as Carisbrooke Castle, from Southampton to East Cowes. She was the company's' first purpose built car ferry. Sold in 1974 for service between Naples and Ischia as Citta di Meta. Sold in 1986 and renamed Giglio Espresso II, sailing between the island of Giglio and Porto S.Stefano. Her name was adjusted in 1992 to Giglioespresso Secondo. Sold again in 2001 to the state owned TREMAR to operate between Palau (Sardinia) and the island of La Maddalena. She was broken up at Aliaga, Turkey in 2007.

Technical specifications

Brand: Dixon Lotus
Condition: Used
Product Code: SRZ638c

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