The Ferries of Portsmouth
A fun quiz about the history of the Portsmouth Ferries. 8 Questions.
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Perhaps no other city in Britain has so many and varied ferry services as Portsmouth. Which of the following is not a destination served by the Portsmouth ferries?
The Channel Islands
The Isle of Man
There has long been some form of service ferrying people between Portsmouth and Gosport but when was it regulated?
What year did Portsmouth's International Ferry Port open?
In 2007 the Portsmouth International Ferry Port occupied 44 acres but how big was it in June 1976 when it first opened?
'The Floating Bridge Company' ceased to exist in 1959 but prior to this it had run a car ferry from Gosport to which part of Portsmouth?
'Brading' and 'Southsea' were two diesel powered vessels which joined the Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight run in which year?
'The Viking Victory' was one of Portsmouth's first International Ferries in1976. How many cars could it carry?
Can you match these historic Portsmouth ferries to their destinations?
Drag items from right column to match with left column
'Queen' - launched 1884
'Sinah' - sank in a gale in 1975
'Ryde'- withdrawn in 1969
'Pride of Winchester' - ceased 1994
The Isle of Wight
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