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  1. NILE

    NILE docked at the RDM yard in Rotterdam. Not sure which ship this is, but possibly built by Lithgows, Port Glasgow for Glen & Co., Glasgow in 1919. For details see http://www.clydeships.co.uk/view.php?year_built=&builder=&ref=10777&vessel=NILE
  2. Nile River Cruise Boats

    Nile river cruise boats at their moorings in Luxor. Not only is the variety of craft visible, but so is the cloud of the day's ac***ulated pollution from their exhaust fumes, hanging over the river in the late afternoon.
  3. Nile River Cruise Boat

    A typical Nile river cruise boat, most of which (in 2010) gave off an enormous amount of exhaust fumes from their stern, as seen here. At dusk a cloud of the day's ac***ulated pollution would hang over the river in the areas where the big boats moored, such as Luxor. This was the downside of a...
  4. Nesma

    Nesma, a Nile dahabiya accommodating 12 passengers in 6 cabins. A sister vessel to El Bey and El Hanem. Seen here in the early morning in the dahabiya mooring near Luxor.
  5. PS Sudan

    The most famous Nile river cruise boat of them all, the paddle steamer Sudan, which both inspired the novel and featured in the film "Death on the Nile".
  6. PS Sudan

    The most famous Nile river cruise boat of them all, the paddle steamer Sudan, which both inspired the novel and featured in the film "Death on the Nile".
  7. El Hanem

    El Hanem, a Nile dahabiya accommodating 12 passengers in 6 cabins. A sister vessel to El Bey and Nesma.
  8. Mazag

    Mazag, a Nile river dahabiya. In spite of her futuristic appearance, she does not have power of her own, and relies on being towed (towing vessel not shown in this photo). Like most, if not all, towed dahabiyyat she does not have a wheelhouse.
  9. Mazag

    Mazag, a Nile river dahabiya. In spite of her futuristic appearance, she does not have power of her own, and relies on being towed (towing vessel not shown in this photo). Like most, if not all, towed dahabiyyat she does not have a wheelhouse.
  10. Tosca

    Nile river cruise boat, the Tosca.
  11. Nile Adventurer

    Nile river cruise boat, the Nile Adventurer. A typical river cruiser hull, but with a yacht-like superstructure.
  12. Nile River Cruise Boat

    Oops! Not a good advert for Nile river cruises, left by the river bank for all to see!
  13. Nile River Cruise Boat

    Oops! Not a good advert for Nile river cruises, left by the river bank for all to see!
  14. Aquamarine

    A Nile river dahabiya, the Aquamarine. The wheelhouse is right on the bow of the vessel, immediately aft of the foremast.
  15. River Nile Dahabiya

    A Nile river dahabiya. This one does not have its own engine, and it depends on being towed by another powered vessel (not showing in photo). These towed dahabiyyat do not have a wheelhouse.
  16. Aton

    A Nile river cruise boat, the Aton.
  17. Aton

    A Nile river cruise boat, the Aton.
  18. Reve du Nil

    A Nile river cruise boat, the Reve du Nil.
  19. El Bey

    El Bey, a Nile dahabiya, accommodating 12 passengers in 6 cabins. Seen here is an early morning departure from an overnight mooring near Edfu.
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