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  1. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    After a successful docking (who would have doubted?), a short chat about the ships Captain Miller has commanded (from the 'Spirit of Free Enterprise') and this new generation ferry : the 'Spirit of Britain'
  2. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    The last few meters before berth 9. The Captain has to see clearly to the right, left, back and front and has moved from the centre to the starboard side of the bridge.
  3. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    I was lucky enough to be accepted on the bridge before reaching Calais (along with the Mayor of Calais and part of her council + people from the Calais Chamber of Commerce) and could appreciate the quality of the officers in charge around Captain David Miller and Julie.
  4. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    Back in Calais, 21 st January 16.20. How small they look down there, seen from the bridge where I had the honour to be admitted with the consent of Captain David Miller!
  5. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    Berthing in Dover, the last few meters. 12.55 ON 21ST jANUARY 2011
  6. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    Boarding the ship on P & O's courtesy bus, for foot passengers. 21 st January 12.20
  7. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    What a nice model of the ship at the aft bar, deck 8!
  8. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    The food court : good food and plenty of space there too!
  9. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    Freight and car deck
  10. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    The passengers on the aft outside deck
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    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    The aft outside bar... closed! No doubt it will be open when the weather is warmer.
  12. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    Plenty of space for everything, even for the kids to play
  13. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    Leaving Calais for the second commercial crossing on 21 st January 2011 at 5.10 p.m.
  14. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    The vast beautiful shop
  15. SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    SPIRIT OF BRITAIN

    The FAMILY LOUNGE : plenty of space, nice colours and comfortable seats
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