MS Gann

Built 1982 - 6257  tonnes - 108 m/354 ft - 306 passengers
During the Icelandic volcano eruption in April 2010 all European flights were grounded.
Holidaymakers could not fly home from Norway and MS Gann was chartered to bring them to Tyneside
Owned by a private school it is now known as the Woodturning Cruise Ship