Historical Paşabahçe Ferry Towed to the Golden Horn for Renewal

historic pasabahce ferry is being taken to renew
historic pasabahce ferry is being taken to renew

While waiting for a razor day on the Beykoz coast, the historical Paşabahçe Ferry, which was transferred to the City Lines again with the initiatives of IMM, started to be pulled to the Haliç Shipyard for maintenance and repair. The ship to be restored will be returned to the Bosphorus and brought to sea transportation.


While waiting for a razor day on the Beykoz coast, the historical Paşabahçe Ferry, which was transferred to the City Lines again with the initiatives of IMM, started to be pulled to the Haliç Shipyard for maintenance and repair. The ship to be restored will be returned to the Bosphorus and brought to sea transportation.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) renews veteran City Lines ferries as part of efforts to increase the share of the sea in public transportation. Following Barış Manço and Moda ships, Paşabahçe Ferry started to be pulled to the Golden Horn Shipyard to be completely renewed. The ferry, which was donated to the Beykoz Municipality by the IMM, was left to its fate next to the Paşabahçe district, which it took its name for 10 years.

The ship, which was unable to work during this period, is now a 2-hour safe ride with the tugboats affiliated with Coastal Safety. Kabataş He retreated to his pier. Steamboat; With the opening of Haliç, Unkapanı and Haliç Metro bridges to night sea traffic, it will be taken to Haliç Shipyard at 02.00:XNUMX.

The ferry, built in 1952 and witnessing very important historical events of Istanbul, will meet Bosporus and Istanbul residents with its renewed face after 2 years of intensive renovation work to be carried out by İBB Şehir Hatları AŞ.

IMM specialists who examined the ship that was neglected; He found that the outer metal of the steamer was corroded by oxygen and sea water, the hair assembly should be completely renewed, it was not able to navigate and it required heavy maintenance costs.

DEDETAŞ: “RESTORATION HISTORY AND ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENTS WILL MEET”

Mr. Sinem Dedetaş, General Manager of Şehir Lines Inc., stated that they started an initiative to re-add Paşabahçe Steamboat to their fleets by the orders of İBB President Ekrem İmamoğlu:

“It is a unique feeling that the historical Paşabahçe Ferry will return to the Bosphorus waters. During the restoration process of the steamer, we will establish an advisory board. We will create a renewal process that will bring together both historical and academic circles. Maritime students will also be included in these renovation works voluntarily. Thus, our Paşabahçe Ferry will be a good example in terms of sustainability.

BOGAZ WAS THE FASTEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL

The 67-year-old Paşabahçe Steamboat, which launched a campaign for the survival of Istanbulites, was not only the en fastest ”and“ memory ın of the Bosphorus, but also the pearl of the Bosphorus with its delicate design.

As a warship in Taranto in Italy in 1952 made the historic steamboat, 2nd night in town was converted into a form lines in Italy on demand from World War II ended, Turkey. The ship arriving from Italy to Istanbul in 2,5 days with its powerful engine and robust boat structure can speed up to 18 miles per hour.

The ferry, 73,71 meters long, 13,17 meters wide and 3,27 meters deep, has served Istanbulites and tourists on both sides of the Bosphorus for 58 years. As long as it was in service, it carried passengers in Istanbul waters on the Islands and Yalova line.

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