The second drive-on vehicle ferry between Dover and Calais was given a final check, Jan 15.
LV The Empire Shearwater at Calais.
SV Throwing a line aboard.
LV Lowering the ramp.
SCU PAN Gendarmes watching.
LV The ramp down.
LV View of the interior of the ship.
SCU The ramp.
LV Pan down..From the ship, pan to the ramp on the quay.
SV The ramp on the quayside.
LV The ship approaching the quayside.
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Background: The second drive-on vehicle ferry between Dover and Calais was given a final check, Jan 15. It is to be inaugurated on Monday, Jan. 19.
A converted landing craft, the Empire Shearwater will operate three times weekly carrying all types of vehicular traffic.