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Name of new Steam Packet Company vessel revealed

Tue, 01 Dec 2020

The new Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessel will be named ‘Manxman’, it has been revealed. 

The announcement follows months of deliberation by the Company, which in October announced a shortlist of four potential names – Manxman, Mona’s Isle, Manx Maid and King Orry - all of which are traditional Steam Packet Company vessel names.

Throughout November, the public had the opportunity to voice their preference for the name of the new purpose-built ferry, which will replace the Ben-my-Chree when it comes into service in 2023.

More than 7,500 people took the opportunity to suggest their favourite of the shortlisted names. 


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