FolkestoneJack's Tracks

Ships and boats

An index of some of the many and varied vessels that I have seen and photographed in the last few years, with quick links to the relevant posts…

Naval vessels

UK (Royal Navy)

HMS Archer, HMS Argyll, HMS Belfast, HMS Blazer, HMS Blyth, HMS Bristol, HMS Bulwark, HMS Charger, HMS Dasher, HMS Defender, HMS Dragon, HMS Edinburgh, HMS Example, HMS Hurworth, HMS Illustrious, HMS Lancaster, HMS Middleton, HMS Ocean, HMS Pembroke, HMS Portland, HMS President, HMS Pursuer, HMS Ranger, HMS Severn, HMS Smiter, HMS St Albans, HMS Sutherland, HMS Trumpeter, HMS Warrior.

UK (Royal Fleet Auxiliary)

RFA Fort Austin, RFA Fort Rosalie, RFA Wave Ruler.



Canada (Royal Canadian Navy)

HMCS Iroquois

Netherlands (Royal Netherlands Navy)

HNLMS Bruinvis, HNLMS Holland, HNLMS Luymes, HNLMS Snellius.


BNS Godetia, BNS Louise Marie, BNS Narcis.


EML Sakala

France (Marine Nationale)

FS L’Aigle, FS Chacal, FS Commandant Blaison, FS Cormoran, FS Guépard, FS Jaguar, FS Latouche-Tréville, FS Léopard, FS Lion, FS Lynx, FS Panthère, FS Premier Maître L’Her, FS Tigre, FS Var

Germany (Deutsche Marine)

FGS Ammersee, FGS Auerbach/Oberpfalz, FGS Augsburg, FGS Bad Bevensen, FGS Frettchen, FGS Groemitz, FGS Hameln, FGS Hermelin, FGS Hyane, FGS Karlsruhe, FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, FGS Mosel, FGS Niedersachsen, FGS Schleswig-Holstein, FGS Seehund 4, FGS Seehund 7, FGS Seehund 8, FGS Seehund 10, FGS Siegburg, FGS Wiesel, Gorch Fock.

Italy (Marina Militare)

ITS Luigi Durand de la Penne, ITS Sfinge

Japan (Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force)

JS Kashima

New Zealand

HMNZS Canterbury, HMNZS Resolution, HMNZS Wellington


ORP Generał Tadeusz Kościuszko


RTS Vice Admiral Kulakov

United States

USS Donald Cook, USS George H. W. Bush, USS Gettysburg, USS Mitscher.

Cruise Ships

MS Hamburg, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Queen Victoria.


MV Explorer 12, MV Mont St Mitchel, Meridian Star, Morning Star, Royal Iris, Stena Britannica, Stena Lagan, Twinkling Star, MS Tycho Brahe, MV Wight Light, MV Wight Sky.


Arctic P


Derry-Londonderry-Doire, GREAT Britain, Henri Lloyd, Invest Africa, Jamaica Get All Right, Old Pulteney, Mission Performance, PSP Logistics, OneDLL, Qingdao, Stealth Mission, Switzerland, Team Garmin.

Tall ships, barques and other sailing vessels

Alexander von Humboldt II, Aphrodite, Artemis, Belem, Earl of Pembroke, Etoile, Gallant, Hendrika Bartelds, Huan Tian Xi Di, Jantje, J.R.Tolkien, Juan Sebastián de Elcano, Kathleen & May, Lady of Avenel, Mercedes, Morgenster, Pelican, Provident, Royalist, R. Tucker-Thompson, Santa Maria Manuela, SB Hydrogen, Spirit of New Zealand, Stenoa, Thalassa, Thor Heyerdahl, Twister, Wylde Swan, Zephyr.

Pleasure craft

Dunkirk Little Ships

Bluebird of Chelsea, Elvin, Hilfranor, Janthea, Lady Gay, Mada, MTB 102, Silver Queen, Wanda


Christine, Lieni, Portwey, SD Seal, Svitzer Anglia, Svitzer Bootle, Svitzer Brunel, Svitzer Cecilia, Svitzer Laceby, Svitzer Mercia, Swiftstone, WenzinaZP Bear.

Container ships, freighters and other industrial vessels

City of Westminster, MS Adeline, Maribo Maersk, OOCL New Zealand, Selandia Seaways.


AP1-88 Freedom 90, AP1-88 Island Express.

Other ships

MS Gann, MS Stubnitz, MS Tûranor PlanetSolar, MV HavengoreRMS St Helena, THV Galatea, THV Patricia, TS Jack Petchey, TSS Earnshaw.

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