Stena Line,
Gothenburg, Sweden.

m/v STENA SAGA (II)

Off.no: 12842 Build: 1981 Shipyard: Gotaverken - Arendal AB, Gothenburg, Sweden.  #908
Dwt: 3.315 Grt: 14.378  
Speed: 20 knots   Dim: 149,1 x 26,6 x 6,1 m
1980 10 15. Launched.
1981 03 01. Trial.
10 April 1981 Delivered as Kronprinsessan Victoria to Rederi AB Goteborg-Frederikshavn Linjen, (Sessan Linjen AB) Gothenburg, Sweden.
1981: Owners merged with Stena Line AB and operated as Stena-Sessan Linjen.
1981 04 13. In traffic between Gothenburg-Frederikshavn.
1982 03. Rebuild to  day/night ferry by Gotaverken Cityvarv, Gothenburg.
1982 04 07. In traffic between Goteborg - Kiel.
1986: Stena AB became managers.
1987: Stena Line Shipmanagement became managers, renamed Stena Saga and rebuild with more cabins, tonnage increased to 17.062 grt, 10.053 nrt, 3.189 dwt.
1988 05 17. In traffic Oslo - Frederikshavn and Oslo - Frederikshavn - Goteborg.
1989: Management restyled Stena Marine Management.
1994 02 28. Arrived Niehuis & van den Berg's, Netherland where her top cabin deck was taking of.
1994 03 04. Renamed Stena Europe. In traffic Hoek van Holland - Harwich.
1997 06 02. Arrived to Wilton Feyenoord, Rotterdam for rebuilding.
1997 06 10. Departured the shipyard renamed Lion Europe. Transferred to Lion Ferry Polska,     Gdynia,  Bahamian flag.
1997 06 19. In traffic between Karlskrona - Gdynia.
1997 06 20. Transferred to Polish register.
1998 01 01. Transferred to Stena AB and renamed Stena Europe. Polish-flag
2000 06 31. Transferred to Bahama flag.
2002 01 20. Departured Gdynia for Gothenburg and Cityvarvet for rebuilding.
2002 02 24. Transferred to British register, (homeport Fishguard).
2002 03 06. Departured  Gothenburg.
2002 03 13. In traffic between Fishguard - Rosslare.