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Centenary Old Ramsey Steamship Company Sells ‘Ben’ Coasters

1st December 2013
Centenary Old Ramsey Steamship Company Sells ‘Ben’ Coasters

#RamseySteamship – The historic Isle of Man shipping firm Ramsey Steamship Company has sold its two vessels Ben Maye (see 'Lockout' 1913 Voyage) and Ben Varrey to Angel Shipping Ltd.

The short-seas coasters will be operated and managed by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Angel, the Kent based Absolute Shipping Ltd.

As previously reported on the Manx company announced it would be wound-up after 100 years because of a £1 million pensions liability.

Delivery of the re-liveried vessels took place in the vessels homeport of Ramsey this week, for more reports.


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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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