PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

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PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby CarlLinkenbagh » 11 Nov 2010 21:14

P&Os magnificent 70'000 cruiseship PACIFIC JEWEL (formerly the CROWN PRINCESS, built by Fincantieri) is currently in the Captain Cook drydock at Garden Island. She is an awe inspiring sight. Because of her enormous size, the fact she takes up most of the dock and access around the dock itself is restricted, she is quite difficult to photograph. But here are a few anyway that I managed to get today.
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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby SlatsSSN » 11 Nov 2010 22:18

Nice Carl, I like it
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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby MichaelB » 12 Nov 2010 08:27

Sorry but the only nice bits about that thing are the props.
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MS Bremen -Expedition Cruise Ship Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.
MS Christina O.
MV Titan Uranus -Mixed Cargo.
SMIT Japan Harbour Tug - (James Slater).
Vivienne Venezia - Harbour Tug.

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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby SlatsSSN » 12 Nov 2010 09:23

Interesting thing for me is the single rudder.

MB - I know she's boxy - and very much like a large woman in a small bikini - she's no Catherine Zeta Jone's to look at, but its what she is and represents is what I like.
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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby MichaelB » 12 Nov 2010 11:40

we probably have the same ideas on buildings, I don't like blocks of flats & to me that what she looks like on water.
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HMS Conqueror S48 -Churchill Class SSN (Falklands 1982).

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MS Bremen -Expedition Cruise Ship Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.
MS Christina O.
MV Titan Uranus -Mixed Cargo.
SMIT Japan Harbour Tug - (James Slater).
Vivienne Venezia - Harbour Tug.

Warships: (Under construction) -
HMS Exeter D89 -Type 42 Batch 2 (Falklands 1982).
HMS Brilliant F90 - Type 22 Batch 1 (Falklands 1982).
HMS Apollo F70 (Batch 3 Gun - Leander class Frigate).
HMS Clyde P257 - Offshore Patrol Vessel (James Slater).
HMAS Melbourne -05 FFG (2018).
HMAS Anzac -150 FFH (2020).
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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby SlatsSSN » 12 Nov 2010 11:47

Yeah agree Michael, they great thing about cruising on one however, is your not seeing the block of flats.
but your right - there are far more pretty looking lines to be had on similar subjects.

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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby alienpew » 12 Dec 2010 14:22

Also, when you're standing on your balcony on the 7th floor, you're not looking at the block of flats next door !

Unless your balcony's on the port side & you're in drydock at Gardsn Island.

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Re: PACIFIC JEWEL in drydock at Garden Island

Postby alienpew » 12 Dec 2010 14:28

Carl,

I'm surprised those mean lookin' props don't have ' vortex actuators ' on them !!!!!

Alien.

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