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Nordica at Invergordon
The Invergordon Archive
Nordica at Invergordon

The Ice-breaker 'Nordica' at Queen's Dock during 2002.
Picture added on 25 January 2005
Comments:
Nordica, built in Finland for the Finnish Government as an icebreaker/supply ship and launched in 1993, along with her sistership Fennica were employed on offshore construction contracts, when not breaking ice, and in this connection were regular visitors to Invergordon.
Added by Ronald Stewart on 27 September 2005
Hi Pat, I have a pic of Fennica, and the bridges appear identical, not mirrored. Starboard wing is the "leading" wing on both vessels.
Added by Ronald Stewart on 28 September 2005
I believe they do icebreaking as a pair also. Thus the bridge structure on the St'bd side on Nordica and I believe the sistership is mirrored. Would I be correct in this Ronald?
Added by Pat Swanson on 28 September 2005
There are actually three "sisters", the third of these icebreakers being the Botnica. They do in fact icebreak in pairs from time to time with the "Aft" bridge area being off-set to accommodate this type of "pairing".
Added by Duncan Murray on 11 September 2006
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