MS Spirit of France and MS Pride of Canterbury, Dover Harbour, Kent, England, UK

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Cross-Channel ferries in front of Eastern Arm pier with the Eastern Entrance and English Channel on the right. Owner: P&O Ferries. Route: Dover to Calais (France). MS Spirit of France (departing, left): Call Sign: 2DXD5, IMO: 9533816, and MMSI: 235082717. MS Pride of Canterbury (arriving, right): Callsign MPQZ6, and IMO 90072950, MMSI 232001060. A Port of Dover Ferry, Ship, Travel, Tourism and Vacation photo.

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John Latter on February 14, 2013

The Ferry Terminal, Eastern Docks, and White Cliffs of Dover are out-of-shot to the left; the Southern Breakwater and Straits of Dover out-of-shot to the right. Individual photos of the ships:

MS Spirit of France Ferry at Night, Dover Harbour

MS Pride of Canterbury Ferry and Southern Breakwater

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John Latter on February 15, 2013

When in range of AIS, the vessels current positions are shown at:

MS Spirit of France Ferry


MS Pride of Canterbury Ferry

The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is an automatic tracking system used on ships and by vessel traffic services (VTS) for identifying and locating vessels by electronically exchanging data with other nearby ships and AIS Base stations. AIS information supplements marine radar, which continues to be the primary method of collision avoidance for water transport.

John Latter on April 1, 2013

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  • Uploaded on February 14, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by John Latter
    • Camera: Canon EOS 600D
    • Taken on 2012/10/16 16:24:22
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash