DSB Danske Statsbanor (Danish Railway),
DRONNING MARGRETHE II
|Off.no:||Build: 1973||Shipyard: Nakskovs Skibsværft A/S, Nakskov, Denmark. # 200|
|Dwt: 2.300||Grt: 5.623||Nrt: 2.696|
|Passenger: 1.124||Knots: 17||Dim: 132,66 x 17,70 x 4,50 m.|
|May 1970: Ordered.
6/10 1972: Keel laid.
14/3 1973: Launched.
6/12 1973: Delivered as DRONNING MARGRETHE II to DSB, Korsør, Denmark. In traffic Korsør - Nyborg
May 1981 - March 1982: Lengthened and raised one deck at Nakskovs Skibsværft A/S.
New dim: 144,70 x 17,7 x 4,80 m. New tonnage: 6.211 grt, 2.856 nrt, 2.758 dwt.
June 1982: In traffic Rødbyhavn - Puttgarden.
1982 - 1998: In traffic Korsør - Nyborg, Halskov - Knudshoved, Aarhus - Kalundborg.
14/3 1991: Beached off Rødbyhavn after being seriously holed when she was in collision in fog in the Fehmarn Belt with BORE BRITANNICA (5.753 grt/1978, m.ro-ro) whilst she was on passage from Puttgarden to Rødbyhavn. One member of her crew, was lost. She was subsequently refloated and arrived at Rødbyhavn to discharge road and rail vehicles, prior to proceeding in tow to Fredericia for reapairs.
June 1991: Back in traffic.
4/8 1997: Laid up at Nakskov.
1/10 1997: In traffic Rødbyhavn - Puttgarde for two weeks.
15/10 1997: Laid up at Nakskov.
1998: At Svendborg Skibsværft for rebuilding of her bow doors
Oct. 1998: In traffic as cargo ferry between Rødby - Puttgarden with German crew.
1/6 1999: In traffic Gedser - Rostock.
11/1 2003: Grounded off Gedser, refloated after some hour.
Febr. 2005: Sold to Marwan Shipping & Trading, United Arabemiraten (Registered in North Korea, homeport Wonsan).
Febr. 2005: Taken over and renamed MARGRETHE in Nakskov, Denmark.
3/2 2005: Departured Nakskov.
April 2005: Sold to be broken up in India.
5/5 2005: Arrived Alang, India.