A while ago we were honoured to handle a membership application, where we could spot a very familiar name. The esteemed gentleman has served on GTS Finnjet longer than any other person. The legend of Finnjet and the final Finnish Chief engineer, Mr Juhani Puonti.
My thank you's to everyone who took part in this historic cruise, which assembled to honour a ship that is no more.
First of all, I wish to thank Mrs Ritva Pulli for arranging our cruise and the bulk of the program. We couldn't have done it without her. The Finnjet -spirit truly lives in her.
Finnlines has yet again adjusted our cruise program.
Arrival at Rostock as scheduled.
A bus/busses will take us to LÜBECK! (We can leave our luggage in the ship)
M/V Finnmaid moves to Travemünde during the day.
We'll experience Lübeck and then we will be taken to TRAVEMÜNDE!...
It has been told by generations of the mighty GTS FINNJET achieving her design speed of 31 knots during the first sea trials. What they forgot to say was, she could go even faster.
On December 10th, 1976, 11:20hours Finnish time, GTS Finnjet accelerated past her design speed and up to 32,2kn....