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Princess of Norway 2007

A "Mini-Cruise" aboard DFDS' Princess of Norway 20 - 24 February 2007 Newcastle - Bergen - Newcastle Review at http://www.magwa.co.uk/princessofnorway/princessofnorwayreview.htm Video Clips at http://www.magwa.co.uk/princessofnorway/princessofnorwayvideo.htm

Princess of Norway - Interiors
Restaurants, Cabin, Lounges, Hallways/Stairwells etc
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Princess of Norway - Exterior
About the decks during night & day. Views from ashore at Bergen Also see album "Ships & Ferries in Port from Mount Fløyen" for more views http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/princess-of-norway-2007/shipsferriesinportf/
albums: 5
 
Ascending Mount Fløyen on the Fløibanen Funicular
Feb 22, 2007

A 'Must Do' on a nice day in Bergen. A fun trip up and down with fabulous views of the "City of Seven Mountains", the islands and fjords. 7 mins each way and 70 NOK return. There is a café & restaurant at the top
http://www.floibanen.com

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Atlantic Traveller
Feb 22, 2007

Fjord Line's Atlantic Traveller [wef Oct 2005] at Bergen 22 February 2007
Built 1993 as ms Bergen & 16551gt. In 1997 she was refitted and became 16794gt, 18.5kts. Chartered to DFDS as ms Duchess of Scandinavia between April 2003 & Nov 2005. Now carries 882 Passengers, 559 Beds, 350 Cars Trailers & has 720 lane metres
For photos of a "Mini-Cruise" aboard as Duchess of Scandinavia see
http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/duchess_of_scandina/

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Earl of Zetland
Feb 20, 2007

1939 - 548grt Built by Hall, Russell & Company Ltd of Aberdeen Yard number 749
20.05.1939:
Launched for North of Scotland and Orkney and Shetland Steam Navigation Company Ltd, Aberdeen
08.1939: Delivered
1953: Owners restyled North of Scotland, Orkney and Shetland Shipping Company Ltd
1960: North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Shipping Company acquired by Coast Lines Ltd
26.02.1971: Coast Lines Ltd acquired by P&O
01.10.1971: P&O Short Sea Shipping Ltd, appointed managers
06.03.1975: Sold to J Turner, Stanmore, Middlesex.
1976: Renamed Celtic Surveyor, survey vessel
1980: Sold to Cosag Marine Services Ltd, London
1982: Sold to Celtic Surveyor Ltd (Hydrosphere Ltd, managers), and adapted for use as a floating restaurant at Eastbourne in Great Yarmouth1988
Radio Sovereign (Restricted Service Licence) from March 24th to April 20th 1994
Location: Sovereign Harbour, just outside of Eastbourne
Now a floating restaurant and bar at Royal Quays Marina, Albert Edward Dock, North Shields.

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Håkon Mosby
Feb 22, 2007

Oceanographic research ship, owned by the University of Bergen - 1980, 701gt 12 knots
http://www.imr.no/english/about_imr/vessels/hkon_mosby

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Local Bergen Ships & Ferries
Feb 20, 2007

Fjord1's ms Kommandøren 1990 478gt 282 Passengers 36 knots
& ms Solundir 1989 446gt 275 Passengers 36 knots
http://www.fjord1.no/fylkesbaatane_en/
Tide's ms Teisten [HSD] 2006 278gt 180 Passengers 35 knots
http://www.tide.no/
& ms Tjelden [HSD on Flaggruten] 1986 380gt 202 Passengers 35 knots
http://www.hsd.no/templates/PageNews____2782.aspx
Statsraad Lehmkuhl launched 14th January 1914
http://www.lehmkuhl.no/eng/index.cfm

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Model of Fjord Line ms Bergen
Feb 22, 2007

.. within the Bergen Ferry Terminal.
Atlantic Traveller ex Duchess of Scandinavia, Bergen 16794gt Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship 1993 Flag Denmark
For photos of a "Mini-Cruise" aboard as Duchess of Scandinavia see
http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/duchess_of_scandina/
For photos as Atlantic Traveller at Bergen 22 Feb 2007 see
http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/princess-of-norway-2007/atlantic-traveller/

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Models within the Port of Tyne Int'l Passenger Terminal
Feb 20, 2007

Prince of Scandinavia [now Moby Drea] 1975, 15500gt, 1250 passengers, 420 cars
Queen of Scandinavia
Winston Churchill [Scrapped 2004]

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Narvik
Feb 22, 2007

ms Narvik berthed at Bergen 22 February 2007
6257gt Passenger/General Cargo Ship 1982 Norway - ex Hurtigruten vessel sold Dec 2006 to the Young Seafarers’ Christian Association for NK62M ($10M) - handover due Feb 2007
[Was this the handover?]

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Ships & Ferries in Port from Mount Fløyen
Feb 22, 2007

Wonderful views of the various Quays of Bergen from Mount Fløyen
See Princess of Norway move berths [to permit Atlantic Traveller to use the vehicle loading berth]
GEO CELTIC under construction at BMV Shipyard - 12215gt Research Vessel 2007 Flag - Norway, 3D/4D Seismic Vessel (completion July 2007)

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Stavanger at Night
Feb 21, 2007

We arrived at Midnight some 9 hours overdue. The decks were covered in ice as were the bulkheads. Just a handful of shots from aboard Princess of Norway as we berthed.

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Tug/Supply & Offshore Support Vessels at Bergen
Feb 22, 2007

BOURBON SURF 3905gt Offshore Tug/Supply Ship 2003 Norway
GRAMPIAN PRIDE ex STANDBY PRIDE 501gt Standby-Safety Vessel 1981 United Kingdom
NORMAND NEPTUN 3664gt Offshore Tug/Supply Ship 1996 Norway
POLAR PRINCE 6951gt Offshore Support Vessel 1999 Norway
STRILBORG 2955gt Offshore Tug/Supply Ship 1998 Norway
VULCANUS 142gt Tug 1959
FLEKKERØY [IMC Diving] 328gt Cargo/Passenger/Transport/Lift 1955 11 knots
http://www.imc-diving.no/default.asp?k=56&id=12&aid=14
..and an unknown in the distance

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Views of Bergen
Feb 22, 2007

.. from Princess of Norway & On Foot

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Views of Bergen from Mount Fløyen
Feb 22, 2007

Views of Bergen, the "City of Seven Mountains", surrounding islands and fjords from Mount Fløyen

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