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  1. P1050217.JPG

    GN011 of the Egyptian Navy Ship Gamal Abdel Nasser. The Engin de débarquement amphibie rapide (EDA-R) is a class of roll-on/roll-off catamaran landing craft (L-CAT) ordered by the French Navy. They transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and personnel of the assault elements from Mistral-class
  2. FRANCE

    A postcard view of the French Line FRANCE at the Columbus Quay, Bremerhaven, Germany taken during the early seventies on one of her few calls to the port as part of an extended trans-Atlantic crossing from New York via Le Havre and Southampton.
  3. FRANCE

    French Line FRANCE at the Columbus Quay, Bremerhaven, Germany during the early seventies on one her few calls to the port as part of an extended trans-Atlantic from New York via Le Havre and Southampton.
  4. Norway

    Norway in a very early morning arrival at Southampton. Her boats are being lowered prior to being removed. The ship was heading up to the drydock. I do not recall when this was but it was around 2002 or 03. Even though the additional decks did nothing for her looks she still had a majestic aura...
  5. Norway

    Norway at Stavanger 0n 21 August 1984. This was the first year that she operated a European cruise programme.
  6. Old Harbour, Nice, France

    Corsica/Sardinia ferry alongside. Viewed from balcony of my daughter's and son-in-law's flat.
  7. Lavera, Port de Bouc

    Aerial shot showing berths in Port de Bouc. Vessels steam in between the breakwaters and go hard to port dropping the offfshore anchor 'underfoot' and full astern. The anchor is 'dredged' as the vessel moves astern to assist the manouver and left down with slack cable once in the berth. This...
  8. France

    France Vienna 12 September 2010
  9. France departs New York

    SS France departs New York in what looks to be a very early time in her career. The downtown skyline is only just starting to be rebuilt with glass boxes made of ticky-tacky...
  10. Another perspective

    Albert Brenet painted this picture of the France just before her launch, and he painted her 'in situ.' There are photographs takren of him in the act of producing this painting. The sheet of paper he painted her on was much bigger than your screen, and it certainly would not be the right...
  11. Norway 1980

    Norway in Oslo on her second maiden voyage. Huge crowd have come to greet her.
  12. Norway 1980

    Norway in Oslo on her second maiden voyage. Huge crowd gathering on Akershus Festning (castle).
  13. Norway 1980

    Norway in Oslo on her second maiden voyage.
  14. France

  15. France

    Chemins de Fer de L'Ouest Built 1899 for Dieppe - Newhaven service
  16. SS France off Monaco 1928

    SS France (1912) off Monaco 1928
  17. France

    This picture took some work to repair a lot of damage in the sky, but it cleaned up nicely in the end. It shows the France departing what I believe is a port in Florida in 1970. If anyone recognizes any of the tugs, or possibly the building in the background, the location may be better...
  18. SS France in drydock Le Havre

    Prior to the '74 world cruise. Helipad marked off, tenders installed and work done on St. Tropez lounge.
  19. Drydocking the France

    The France at the same Le Havre drydock that serviced the Normandie back in the '30s.
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