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#1010508 - 1st Jun 2016 4:23pm Royal Daffodil ferry - moved?
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The Mersey Ferry 'Royal Daffodil' has been laid-up at Duke St bridge for a few years now, due to cost cutting measures and rumours of being up for Sale.

Yesterday, Tuesday 31st May, she wasn't there. No sign of her on Ships AIS either.
I'm sure she was there last week.

Anybody know what's happening?

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#1010509 - 1st Jun 2016 4:59pm Re: Royal Daffodil ferry - moved? [Re: Norton]
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Its gone into Cammell Laird's to get some work done.
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#1010510 - 1st Jun 2016 5:04pm Re: Royal Daffodil ferry - moved? [Re: Norton]
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Royal Daffodil looking rather tatty as she is towed to Cammell Laird yesterday for hull survey

info was on twitter smile


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#1010512 - 1st Jun 2016 5:23pm Re: Royal Daffodil ferry - moved? [Re: Norton]
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She's a bit low in the water considering she is empty.
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#1010514 - 1st Jun 2016 5:46pm Re: Royal Daffodil ferry - moved? [Re: Norton]
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Thanks DD.

I thought it looked a bit low as well, and had been getting lower over the past couple of months.

There is another locally built asset going to rust, disrepair, disappear...

Thanks Ed, but I don't do Twitter.

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#1010516 - 1st Jun 2016 6:24pm Re: Royal Daffodil ferry - moved? [Re: Norton]
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That ok Mr Norton, put that I found it on twitter as to give dues as I put link on most posts I post but with twitter you would of loged in as me with said link lol

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#1010521 - 1st Jun 2016 7:37pm Re: Royal Daffodil ferry - moved? [Re: Norton]
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Yes she been in for a clean and hull survey did hear the rumour but it is not supposed to be true plus she is still under merseytravels control as they have been in every day

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