Archive for November, 2009

Is the Oasis of the Seas ugly?? The result of the Poll

Posted: 24 November, 2009 by SeaBart in ugly
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Oasis of the Seas, Poll results

Well, I found a little bit of time in my busy schedule to reveal the results of the poll…………..u excited yet? (more…)

Dutch Runner

Posted: 19 November, 2009 by Fairlane in paintjob, ugly
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Dutch Runner

IMO: 8712075

Build: 1988 at Sietas Schiffswerft, Hamburg in Germany, nr 892 as North King

I once remember watching a cartoon where Bugs Bunny inquires “Which way did he go George, which way did he go?” (more…)

Lincoln Sea

Posted: 17 November, 2009 by Fairlane in ugly
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From Tugster via tugster.wordpress.com

Lincoln Sea

IMO: 9219006

Build: 2001 at Martinac Shipbuilding – Tacoma, Washington in USA, nr. 241 as Everett

American tugs have been a regular feature here, especially the generally awkward “tower tugs” (more…)

USS Cyclops (AC-4)

Posted: 13 November, 2009 by Fairlane in special, ugly
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From US Navy via Wikipedia

From US Navy Historical Center via http://www.history-navy.mil

USS Cyclops

IMO: 6130514

Build: 1910 by William Cramp and Sons – Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, USA, nr 355 as Cyclops

The story of the Cyclops is one of the most well-known mysteries of the sea. (more…)

Maersk Vlaardingen

Posted: 11 November, 2009 by Fairlane in paintjob, ugly
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Maersk Vlaardingen

IMO: 9207998

Build: 2000 by Flenburger Schiffbau – Flensburg in Germany, nr 711 as Und Akdeniz

So most Ro/Ro freighters seem to follow a general layout: A boxy (more…)

Shieldhall

Posted: 6 November, 2009 by Fairlane in non-ugly
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Shieldhall

IMO: 5322752

Build: 1955 by Lobnitz Shipyard – Renfrew in U.K., nr. 1132

So, there’s been a lot of discussion lately of what a “non-ugly” ship is. (more…)

Destia Ferry Services

Posted: 5 November, 2009 by Fairlane in paintjob, ugly
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Destia Ferry Services

So, I know ferries have gotten more than their fair share of ridicule on this site (more…)

Dunno source, via www.pistonheads.com

Dunno source, via http://www.pistonheads.com

Aeria

IMO : ??

Build : somewhere in East Germany ???

I’m intrigued…..very much intrigued…..during my voyages around the (more…)

CGG Amadeus

Posted: 3 November, 2009 by Fairlane in ugly
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CGG Amadeus

IMO: 9174933

Build: 1999 by STX Tulcea – Tulcea in Romania, nr. 428 as Aker Amadeus

I will admit, I’ve always had kind of a soft spot for research vessels. Growing up, I was fascinated by the exploits of Robert Ballard, and always wanted to embark on a vessel such as the Knorr to look for lost shipwrecks. (more…)