Cruise Liners

'The World'
and
'Spirit of Adventure'

Moored at Leith Western Harbour

'The World' and 'Spirit of Adventure'

June 2011

Leith Western Harbour  -  'The World' + 'Spirit of Adventure'

 Copyright:  peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                                 Photo taken from Ocean Terminal: June 14, 2011

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      Leith Western Harbour  -  'The World' + 'Spirit of Adventure' 

'The World'

The Ship

The ship, ''The World' is a luxury cruise liner, with 110 owner-occupied residences.  It was launched in 2002 and sails around the world, stopping in most ports for between two and five days.  The photograph above was taken on the ship's first visit to Edinburgh.

More information about the ship can be found on 'The World' wikipedia web site.

This BBC web site page refers to the route being taken by 'The World'.  The ship sailed into Leith Harbour, Edinburgh from Newcastle, then sailed on to the Norwegian fjords.

Sailing

'The World'  moored at Leith Western Harbour from 10am on June 12 until 1.15 am on June 16, 2011.

Here is a photograph of 'The World'' at Leith Western Harbour, taken on June 14, 2011.

Leith Western Harbour  -  'The World' + reflection

 

'Spirit of Adventure'

The Ship

The ship, 'Spirit of Adventure' is a small cruise liner (9,570 tons), built in 2006.

Sailing

'Spirit of Adventure'  moored at Leith Western Harbour, in front of 'The World' from 7am  until 6.30pm on June 14, 2011.

Here is a photograph of 'Spirit of Adventure' departing from Leith Western Harbour on the evening of June 14, 2011.

This Spirit of Adventure web site gives a commentary on the ship's progress to Dover (June 16)  then on a cruise to Norway:

 Leith Western Harbour  -   'Spirit of Adventure' + tug

 

 

 

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