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The French cruise liner the L’Austral seen here sat in Douglas Bay late this afternoon.

Built in 2011, she carries 264 passengers and 140 crew and measures 142 metres long.

Next stop Iona in Scotland.

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L'Austral © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The Artania In Douglas Bay today (12/8/15)

With a length of 231 meters she accommodates up to 1,200 passengers and has 9 decks.

What a beautiful day for all her passengers to visit the Isle of Man.

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Artania © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Douglas Head Lighthouse this afternoon.

I think I could live here as the Lighthouse Cottage is up for sale 🙂

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Douglas Lighthouse Cottage  © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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A visitor to Douglas Harbour – Motor Yacht Solandge was built this year (2013) at the Rendsburg shipyard in Germany and will be travelling on to the Caribbean after her visit to the Isle of Man.

The 85-metre vessel which has 5 decks is ranked as the 62nd largest yacht of its kind in the world and was unveiled in June 2013. It comes complete with a crew of around 30.

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Motor Yacht Solandge - Douglas Harbour -  © Peter Killey

 

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Wind Farm vessel Excalibur is seen here sheltering in Douglas Bay prior to working in the Walney Wind Farm.

This vessel will be a familiar sight througout the winter months in Douglas Bay.

The images were captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Excalibur lying off Douglas Beach - © Peter Killey Excalibur in Douglas Bay - © Peter Killey

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“Azamara Quest” in Douglas Bay today and the captain is a Manxman – Carl Smith.

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Azamara Quest in Douglas Bay - © Peter Killey

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Spotted the Dublin registered Tug “Deilginis” sitting off the Tower of Refuge in Douglas Bay last week.

I am pretty sure she was accompanying the Excalibur jack-up barge that was also sheltering in the Bay.

The image was captured on my Nikon S8200 Camera resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS6

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Dublin registered Tug "Deilginis" sitting in Douglas Bay - © Peter Killey

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This barge Excalibur which is used for work on the Walney wind farm project is seen here moored in Douglas Bay.

The Excalibur jack-up barge, run by SeaCor is a  4000 ton general purpose barge which is used on work for wind farm developments and in the oil supply industry.

The barge is accompanied by sea going Tug MTS Valiant which is also seen here berthed at the upper end of King Edward Pier in Douglas.

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Excalibur moored in Douglas Bay - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MTS Vailiant berthed on the King Edward Pier in Douglas - © Peter Killey

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Spotted this very colourful Ship yesterday berthed on the Northern side of the Victoria Pier in Douglas.

The Dive Support Vessel “Rockwater 1” is owned by Subsea 7 and is a regular visitor to Douglas.

The image was captured on my Nikon S8200 Camera resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6

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A visitor to Douglas, Rockwater 1 - © Peter Killey

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An impressive site site today in Douglas Bay, albeit a bit grey, the Cruise Ship Thomson Spirit is seen here moored in Douglas Bay, the image was captured from White City on Onchan Head.

The Ships Vital Statistics: 215m length, 27.6m wide, 10 decks, 627 cabins, 1254 passengers and 520 staff and the Ship is registered in Malta.

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Thomson Spirit - A Visitor To Douglas Bay - © Peter Killey

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Another Cruise Ship to visit Douglas Bay today is the Quest for Adventure which is Bahamas registered Ship which is 165m long and 22m wide with a gross tonnage of 18.591, She has 7 decks has a crew of 260 and holds 460 passengers.

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Quest For Adventure in Douglas Bay - © Peter Killey

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Spotted this lovely cruise Ship ‘Deutschland’ berthed in Douglas Bay today.

The liner has 7 decks a crew of 260 and she will hold 530 passengers.

The image was taken from Queens Promenade in Douglas and I have to say it looks very tropical 🙂

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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Cruise Ship 'Deutschland' a visitor to Douglas - © Peter Killey


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