|Information about the vessel may be found at IMO 8506311.
A ship can change her name and flag state through time, but the IMO number remains the same through the hull's entire lifetime. Therefore, it's useful to identify a ship through her IMO number.
Media related to the Irish Ferries cruiseferry MS Oscar Wilde. Built 1987 as MS Kronprins Harald, sailed under that name for Jahre Line (1987-1990) and Color Line (1990-2008) before entering service with Irish Ferries.