Thursday, June 18, 2015

Size, often it's all in perspective and location. Sometimes, it's just flat out huge. No. 2

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Here's an even closer view of The World, taken as I stopped for a look from the sidewalk alongside the river. That is the Morrison Bridge in the background.

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Leaves no doubt as to the name of the ship.

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How many feet above my head is the deck? I don't know, but it looks pretty high up to me.

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That's not a bottle of booze he's holding. It's plant refurbishment time while The World docked in Portland. Busy, busy times, I imagine for lots of those 270 crew members on board, whenever the ship is in a port.

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A life boat.

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Looking up at the decks with their balconies.

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Wonder how large those letter are?

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As I walked back towards the Hawthorne Bridge so that I could make my way back to work, I turned back for one more photo, this one showing the Portland Spirit and The World, both docked at the seawall. Also, you can see people in this photo, which gives you an even better idea of the difference in size of the two ships.

4 comments:

Susan Bauer said...

Is this a cruise ship? Do you know who the owner is? I never knew such big ships docked in Portland.

William Kendall said...

Great perspectives in these shots, Lynette- and it really does reinforce how big that is.

Jack said...

This is a very big ship, but it doesn't look as offensively massive as some of them do.

Randy said...

Wow, that is big. So is the lifeboat.