Pride of Rotterdam

Pride of Rotterdam
24th January 1999 Order Placed.
1st March 2000 Service name changed from Pride of Hull to Pride of Rotterdam due to the engine room fire on the Norstar. The Norstar being the Dutch ship and the crew being allocated to the Pride of Rotterdam.
29th September 2000 Launched.
12th April 2001 Delivered to owners. P&O North Sea Ferries.
27th April 2001 Christened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in Rotterdam.
30th April 2001 Entered service between Hull & Rotterdam.
3rd July 2001 Stood down from service and returned to builders for warranty work.
6th July 2001 Resumed service.