Category:IMO 5516111

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  • Type: Passenger ship
  • Built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Yard No: 422
  • Launch Date: 25.4.11
  • Date of completion: 27.5.11
  • Length overall:
  • LPP: 67.3
  • Beam: 11.3
  • Tons: 1260
  • DWT:
  • Speed: 12 kn


  • 1911 Named: Nomadic for A.Laniece, Cherbourg Flag: France
  • During World War I Nomadic saw service in carrying American troops at Brest (France).
  • 1927 Sold to Compagnie Cherbourghoise de Transbordement
  • 1934 Sold to Société Cherbourghoise de Remorquage et de Sauvetage Renamed: Ingenieur Minard
  • Served as troop ship in World War II.
  • After the war she continued tendering Cunard White Star (the two companies merged in 1934) ships until November 1968.
  • 1974 Sold to a private individual and converted into a restaurant on the Seine in Paris, where she remained docked and semi-derelict after the closure of the restaurant
  • 2003 Moved to the port of Le Havre
  • 26.01.2006 Purchased at auction in Paris by the Department for Social Development, part of the Northern Ireland Office. She cost £171,320
  • 18.07.2006 Return in Belfast "piggy backed" on a marine transportation barge, which had been contracted from Anchor Marine Transportation Limited.


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