December 2001
Boulogne has been a thriving ferry port for over a century with regular sailings to Dover and Folkestone.   However since the demise of the Falcon Freight service in June 2001, it is no longer served by ferries.   Can this really be the end of cross channel services ?
Bon Voyage
Seen in happier times are Seacat's Hoverspeed Great Britain (left) on an early morning departure in July 1996 and (right) P&O's Pride of Hythe arriving at Boulogne in January 1991.
The old town (above) and (above right) the ferry terminal, closed for business in July 2001.

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