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Radio Atlantis first broadcast by hiring airtime on Radio Caroline’s ship MV Mi Amigo, then after the three month contract had expired the station was re-launched from its own ship, Janine.

MV Mi Amigo


SS Margarethe, Olga, Bon Jour, Magda Maria

Built: 1921(lengthened 1927 and 1951)

Weight: 470 tons

Length: originally 98’ (29.8m) lengthened to 111’ (33.8m) in 1927 and 133’ (40.5m) in 1951

Previous offshore radio use:- Radio Nord, Radio Atlanta, Radio Caroline South, Radio 199, Radio Caroline, Radio Veronica


(Spellings of the name vary - Janine, Jeanine, Janeine, Janiene)

Formerly: Emma IM15, Zeeland KW122, Zondaxonagon

Built: 1956

Weight: 403 tons


Previous offshore radio use:- originally planned to be used by Radio Condor, a project which never came to fruition

Janine was anchored in international waters off Knokke, Belgium

The Mi Amigo was anchored in international waters off Scheveningen, The Netherlands

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