Rederi AB Gotland,
Visby, Sweden

M/V VISBY (III)

Off.no: Build: 1972 Shipyard: Brodogradiliste Jozo Lozovina Mosor, Yugoslavia.
Dwt: 1.520 Grt: 6.665 Nrt: 3.002
Speed: 20 knots   Dim: 123,86 x 20,86 x 4,85 m.
12/2 1972: Launched.
29/10 1972: Delivered to Rederi AB Gotland, Visby, Sweden as VISBY. In traffic Nynashamn - Visby.
Sept. 1980: Renamed to DROTTEN.
1982 - 1983: Laid up.
24/5 1982 - 31/10 1982: On T/C for SF-Line, Mariehamn, Finland, in traffic Kapellskar - Mariehamn - Nadendal.
April 1983 - Oct. 1984: On T/C for Cameli & Co. S.p.A., Genoa, Italy, in traffic Genoa - Barcelona.
Oct. 1984 - Dec. 1985: On T/C for Miura Lines, Genoa, Italy, in traffic Genoa - Barcelona.
27/12 1984: Had fire in engine room during a voyage Genoa - Barcelona. Towed to Nice, France for temporary repair. Later repaired in Barcelona.
2/10 1985: Sold to Tourship S.A., Panama for delivery in 1986.
Febr. 1986: Renamed to CORSICA VIVA II at La Spezia. In traffic for Corsica Ferries between Savona - Bastia.
Oct. 1988 - April 1989: Rebuild and lengthened at Navalia Meccanische Affini S.p.A., La Specia, Italy. (Dim: 146,6 x 20,86 x 5,1 m. Dwt: 1.552,
Grt: 12.988, Nrt: 8.388)
April 1989: Back in traffic renamed CORSICA REGINA.
1996: Renamed SARDINIA REGINA and registered at Tourship Italia S.r.l., Olbia, Italy and in traffic Livorno - Olbia.
1999: In traffic Nice - Bastia.
2000: In traffic Toulon - Bastia.