IMO : 7927843
Build : 1981 by Saint John Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, nr 1136
A ferry on the Northumberland Strait service in her heydays, acting as a cargovessel for the equipment that wasn’t needed anymore after a bridge replaced her, a casino-to-be in Galveston, Texas after her retirement and then silently whisked away as a rusting and no longer wanted vessel to the breakers yard in Alang, India. That’s 23 years in a nutshell for the Abegweit: a very ugly ship!
And her she is on the beach of the breakersyard in Alang, India:
A threesome of pictures appeared on my favourite source for ugly ships so I thought to bring this strange & ugly looking ferry once again under your attention!