EX-RUSSIAN SPY-SHIP PASSES PENARTH

The cruise liner Minerva passing Penarth and heading down channel last night

The cruise liner Minerva passing Penarth and heading down-channel last night

Passing Penarth last night  was the Swan Hellenic luxury cruise-ship “Minerva” after a brief stay in Cardiff.

Minerva was originally designed as a Russian spy vessel but  converted into a passenger vessel in Italy.

The cruise liner "Minerva" passing Penarth at dusk - destination Dublin

The cruise liner “Minerva” passing Penarth at dusk – destination Dublin

She calls at Cardiff every year on her round Britain summer cruise and is currently on passage to Dublin .

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3 Responses to EX-RUSSIAN SPY-SHIP PASSES PENARTH

  1. Martin Coffee says:

    Has anyone checked to ensure that they no longer contain spy equipment?

    • AK says:

      Spying on the debates in the Welsh Assembly Government?
      I’m sure they learned a lot.

  2. whatsoccurin says:

    Saw this ship leave Cardiff-looked very impressive but it seemed to appear from nowhere, which I suppose due to it’s history was to be expected.

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