MV Quiberon

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Name: Nils Dacke
Owner: Lion Ferry AB
Builder: Werft Nobiskrug GmbH, Rendsburg, Germany
Launched: 1975
Identification: IMO number: 7362110
Fate: reasigned before completion
Name: Nils Dacke
Owner: Svenska Lastbils AB
Operator: Malmö-Travemünde Linjen
Route: Malmö-Travemünde
In service: 1975
Out of service: 1982
Fate: chartered to Brittany Ferries
Name: Quiberon
Owner: Brittany Ferries
Operator: Brittany Ferries
Port of registry: Morlaix, 22x20px France
Route: Plymouth-Santander
In service: 1982
Out of service: 20 December 2002
Fate: sold
Name: Giulia d'Abundo
Owner: Medmar International SRL
Operator: Linee Lauro
Port of registry: Madeira, 22x20px Portugal
Route: Séte-Palma
In service: 2003
Out of service: 2006
Name: Giulia d'Abundo
Owner: Medmar International SRL
Operator: Euroferrys
Route: Almeria-Nador
In service: 2006
Out of service: 2006
Status: laid up in Naples (2008)
General characteristics
Tonnage: 11,813 gross register tons (GRT)
Length: 129.01 m (423.3 ft)
Beam: 21.06 m (69.1 ft)
Propulsion: Four Stork Werkspoor 6TM140
Speed: 20 kn (37.0 km/h)

The M/V Quiberon was a ferry operated by Brittany Ferries between 1982 and 2002. She then operated on the Mediterranean for Euroferrys under the name Guila D'Abundo.[1]. In 2010, she was renamed D'Abundo and sent to Alang for scrapping. [2]

Routes served

Quiberon also operated on the Portsmouth - St Malo route during the winter for a number of years towards the end of her career with the company. During her time with Brittany Ferries she visited all of the ports served by the company though her visits to Poole and Cherbourg were due to weather diversions.[3]

Onboard facilities

Facilities available onboard the Quiberon included 2 cinemas, 2 restaurants, a Salon de The, 4 shops and more than 280 cabins. She received a full renovation prior to entering service in 1982 and another one in 1990.[4]


  • Gross tonnage: 11,813
  • Length: 129 m
  • Beam: 21.06 m
  • Speed: 20 knots
  • Crew: 100
  • Cars: 260
  • Passengers: 1,302