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Ipswich: Steaming in for Maritime Festival

PUBLISHED: 09:57 15 August 2014

The Vic 95 steam ship

The Vic 95 steam ship

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Naval steam supply ship is now a rarity

Among the visitors for the Ipswich Maritime Festival is the Vic 96, a naval steamship.

She is now a rarity, and was built as part of the 1939-45 War effort to supply naval dockyards and the Fleet.

Having been restored by a group of enthusiasts she will be coming to Ransomes Quay from her usual berth at Chatham dockyard, Kent.

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