QUEEN VICTORIA - IMO 9320556
|Photographer:||Tony des Landes [View profile]||Title:||QUEEN VICTORIA||Added:||Jul 21, 2008|
||Cruise Ships built 2001-2010|
|Queen Victoria arriving Napier 16/2/2008.
I think half of Napier must have become shipspotters when she arrived at lunchtime. This well publicised visit saw roads to the port clogged with sightseers who were able to get a close up view of the vessel when the port opened the gates to the adjacent wharf to the public. Her visit also coincided with Art Deco weekend, and passengers were greeted by a Catalina flying boat and a couple of other WW II aircraft. A line of vintage cars was waiting on the wharf when she tied up and many Napier people were dressed in 1930's style clothing.
The was by far the largest ship to ever berth at Napier and the pilot had to do a complete turn in the confines of the very small harbour. Needless to say he did an excellent job and made it look so easy.
|Vessel type:||Passengers Ship|
|Gross tonnage:||90,049 tons|
|Summer DWT:||7,685 tons|
|Last known position:|
|25°23’23.58” N, 79°50’9.72” W|
|Speed, course (heading):|
|16.1kts, 166° (167°)|
|Arrival:||21st Jan 2019|
|1 day 7 hours ago|
|Source:||AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)|
|2018 December 30th, 21:30:42 UTC||Amsterdam|
|2018 September 12th, 05:00:33 UTC||Fr Aja|
|2018 September 10th, 04:15:24 UTC||Es Bcn|
|2018 September 8th, 02:00:27 UTC||Itcvv|
|2018 September 7th, 06:00:34 UTC||Itsml|
|2018 September 3rd, 08:15:36 UTC||Gigib|
|2018 August 31st, 03:30:34 UTC||Gbsou|
|2018 August 26th, 04:15:53 UTC||Nobgo|
|2018 August 21st, 03:15:16 UTC||De War|
|2018 August 19th, 03:15:02 UTC||Fi Hel||
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Great shot, Tony!Nice lighting,colours and angle!Hope to catch her overhere during summer season, one day :lol:!! |
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Remarkable pic of this new lady, Tony.
It is most understandable why she attracted so much attention from the local population. She is quite a sight to behold.
Cheers from cold Canada.
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