MV Princess Victoria
MV Princess Victoria was one of the earliest roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) ferries. Built in 1947, she operated from Stranraer to Larne. During a severe European windstorm on 31 January 1953, she sank in the North Channel with the loss of 133 lives.This was then the deadliest maritime disaster in United Kingdom waters since World War II.
The final morse code message at 1358hrs reported the ship "on her beam end" 5 miles east of the Copeland Islands.
My work on "Friedrich Sieggrün's Poseidon and Water Related Disasters" is here :
Radix : 29.01.1953 23:44:10 GMT 16°41'07"Cnc Full Moon
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