The MV Doulos Story, from her original building as the SS medina in 1918 to when she became the Doulos in 1977, and her tragic sale in 2010, which saw her landlocked to become a wretched hotel & resort

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“Blue Water Liners sailing to the distant shores.
I watched them come, I watched them go, and I watched them die.”

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