Pride of Calais Ferry Hits Turkish Beach at Full Speed

Turkey Aliaga Ship demolishing yard

On 13 November 2013, the 26k gross ton ferry Ostend Spirit (previously Pride of Calais) went out with a prolonged blast of the ship’s whistle as she threaded the needle between two ship hulks at Turkey’s Aliaga Ship demolishing yard.

In her hay-day, she was owned by P&O and sailed the the Dover-Calais route from 1987 for over two decades.  Watch her last hurrah here: