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|Name:||MF Dronning Ingrid|
|Owner:||Dansk Statsbaner (DSB), the Danish State Railroad|
|Route:||Korsør - Nyborg|
|Builder:||Helsingor Jernskibs og Maskinbyggeri, Helsingør, Denmark|
|Launched:||24 November 1950|
|In service:||April 1951|
|Out of service:||1985|
|Identification:|| IMO number: 5093959|
|Fate:||moored as restaurant and nightclub in Barrow|
|Class and type:||Ferry|
|Tonnage:||924 DWT; 3,046 GRT|
|Length:||362 feet (110.3 m)|
|Beam:||58 feet (17.7 m)|
|Draft:||15 feet (4.6 m)|
|Installed power:||2 x B&W 650-VF-90 diesels, 4,410 bhp|
Built for the Danish State Railroad, Dansk Statsbaner (DSB), she began service as Dronning Ingrid on the Korsør - Nyborg route in April 1951. Several changes of Danish inter-island and Danish-Germany routes ensued. She had to give up her Royal title in August 1979 and took the name Sjaelland or Selandia in 1979. Portraits of the Danish Royal Family remained in the state cabin on board.  For a time she plied between Malmö, Sweden and Kopenhamn.
In 1985 she was sold to Danish Radio and TV as a studio and used as the setting for Denmark’s TV series "Berth 114".
In 1988 she became a museum and restaurant ship and was sold to English interests in April 2002, being moved to Tilbury, England and renamed Selandia. Following purchase by Rick Lucas in June 2004, she was sailed from Tilbury to Barrow-in-Furness for a £2 million, nine-month refurbishment. The whole freight deck, which once carried trains to and from Sweden, was converted to “The Blue Lagoon” - a 2500-capacity nightclub. Now permanently berthed on the Town Quay, Buccleuch Dock, Princess Selandia also has an a la carte restaurant, casino and beer garden.
- "Search results for "5093959"". Miramar Ship Index. http://www.miramarshipindex.org.nz/ship/list?search_op=OR&IDNo=5093959. Retrieved 2009-08-09.
- Robert B. Wiringa. "Merchant Ships of Denmark since 1945: Dronning Ingrid". http://rasputin.physics.uiuc.edu/~wiringa/Ships/MS-4/Denmark/DronningIngrid.html. Retrieved 12 April 2009.
- "Lake District Attractions, Ulverston". Lake District Peninsula. http://www.lake-district-peninsulas.co.uk/attractions.htm#selandia. Retrieved 12 April 2009.
- "Selandia fitted out to chart new territory". ADI Global. 25 October 2005. http://www.gardinersecurity.co.uk/articles.asp?pID=1&id=314. Retrieved 12 April 2009.
Technical external resources
- (Danish) http://www.faergelejet.dk/faerge.php?id=801&n=4
- (Danish) http://www.faergejournalen.dk/Korsoer-Nyborg/Dr_Ingrid_1951.htm
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