Saturday, 23 July 2011

A Tale of two princesses

As the saying goes, what a difference a day makes. Yesterday Greenock was host to Dawn Princess on day 59 of her 105 day round the world trip. I'm sure her passengers were quite happy to leave our rain drenched shores yesterday evening on their quest for sunnier places.

Dawn Princess canting off the Esplanade
Container ship India heading in as Dawn Princess leaves Greenock
Dawn Princess sails off towards Dublin, the next stop on her global voyage
Twelve hours later Crown Princess, a regular visitor, arrives on a bright sunny morning.

India, with a new cargo, vacates the berth for Crown Princess arriving
Crown Princess approaching the control tower
Crown Princess canting on arrival
Crown Princess backs slowly towards her berth

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