SH2582 : HSS Stena Explorer at Holyhead, Holy Island

taken 6 years ago, near to Holyhead/Caergybi, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

HSS Stena Explorer at Holyhead, Holy Island
HSS Stena Explorer at Holyhead, Holy Island
This large ferry, which is actually a catamaran, was launched by Stena Line in 1996. It can take up to 360 cars and 1500 passengers. It is used on Stena Line's service from Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire, near Dublin. Because of the increasing cost of fuel, it is usually only used in the peak periods of around Easter to early September and at Christmas. The current timetable schedules the vessel to complete the crossing in two hours twenty minutes, although it is capable of making the journey in around two hours, but this uses more fuel.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 250 825 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.6535N 4:37.6918W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 248 826
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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