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                                    History

LOI
25/5/1975Building contract
Building started
21/5/1976Keel laid
21/6/1977Launch
Sea trial
Second sea trial
28/4/1978Delivered to DFDS A/S, Esbjerg, Denmark.
13/5/1978Esbjerg – Harwich route.
29/12/1982Owner K/F Difko XXI, Esbjerg, Denmark. Chartered to DFDS.
1/1987Short charter to Sealink British Ferries.
23/11/1988Oslo – Copenhagen route.
12/2/1989Esbjerg – Harwich route.
29/12/1989Sold to DFDS A/S, Esbjerg, Denmark
20-31/1/1993Refurbished by HDW, Nobiskrug, Rendsburg, Germany
3/1/1999Esbjerg – Harwich and Ijmuiden – Harwich routes.
2000Sponsons installed by Remontowa
2/10/2002New name Duke of Scandinavia, Denmark flag.
2/10/2002Copenhagen – Trelleborg – Gdansk route.
28/11/2003Newcastle – Ijmuiden route.
1/2006Charter to rittany Ferries, Morlaix, France
10-23/2/2006Docking at Frederikshavn.
28/2/2006New name Pont L ´Abbe. France flag. Morlaix homeport.
6/3/2006Portsmouth – Cherbourg route.
29/12/2007Sold to Brittany Ferries, Morlaix , France
12/11/2008Laid up at Saint Nazaire.
11/2009Sold to Moby S.r.L, Livorno, Italy
12/2009New name Moby Corse
2010Drydocking and refurbished
20/5/2010Toulon – Bastia route
9/2014Charter to SweOffshore, for accommodation ship to wind mill project in Sylt.
2015Back to Moby Lines service